Stojadinović, Milan


Stojadinović, Milan

▪ premier of Yugoslavia
Stojadinović also spelled  Stoyadinovitch  
born July 23, 1888, Čačak, Serbia
died Oct. 24, 1961, Buenos Aires

      Serbian politician, Yugoslav minister of finance from 1922 to 1926, and premier and foreign minister of Yugoslavia from 1935 to 1939.

      After graduation from the University of Belgrade in 1910, he studied in Germany, England, and France and then served in the Serbian ministry of finance during World War I. Resigning in 1919, he became professor of economics at the University of Belgrade and then (1922) minister of finance.

      On June 23, 1935, he became premier and, in foreign affairs, abandoned Yugoslavia's principal allies, Czechoslovakia and France, in favour of Nazi Germany. In 1937, with German support, he negotiated treaties with Italy and Bulgaria, both traditional enemies of his country. As head of the Yugoslav Radical Union, a party of Serbs, Bosnian Muslims, and Slovenes, he was mistrusted by Croat leaders.

      The regent prince Paul, seeking national unity as World War II approached, accepted Stojadinović's early resignation in 1939. Fear that he was trying to set himself up as the head of a puppet regime with Axis backing led to his arrest in 1940. He was smuggled out of Yugoslavia in 1941 and moved to Argentina in 1949, where he became editor and publisher of an economics magazine. His memoirs, Ni rat ni pakt (“Neither War nor Pact”), were published in 1963.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Stojadinović, Milan — ► (1888 1961) Político yugoslavo. Fundó el Partido de Unión Radical. Fue presidente del Consejo de ministros en 1935 39 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stojadinović — Stojadinović, Milan …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Milan Stojadinović — 16th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia In office 24 June 1935 – 5 February 1939 Monarch Prince Paul Preceded by …   Wikipedia

  • Milan Stojadinović — Primer Ministro de Yugoslavia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stojadinović — Stojadínović, Milan (1888 1961) DEFINICIJA predsjednik jugoslavenske kraljevske vlade 1935 1938; vodio politiku približavanja Trećem Reichu i fašističkoj Italiji s osobnim diktatorskim ambicijama …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Milan St. Protić — Милан Ст. Протић Serbian Ambassador to Switzerland Incumbent Assumed office January 27, 2009 Preceded by Dragan Maršićanin 69th Mayor of Belgrad …   Wikipedia

  • Milan Acimović — (Pinosava, 31 de mayo de 1898 1945), abogado y político serbio, primer representante de la primera administración colaboracionista serbia en la Serbia ocupada por el Eje. Contenido 1 Periodo de entreguerras 2 En la guerra mundial 2.1 La Junta de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stojadinović — Stojadịnović   [ vitɕ], Milan, jugoslawischer Politiker, * Čačak 23. 7. 1888, ✝ Buenos Aires 24. 10. 1961; Jurist, 1922 26 Finanzminister; bemühte sich als Ministerpräsident (1935 39) und Führer der »Jugoslawischen Radikalen Union«… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • List of Serbs — This is a list of prominent ethnic Serbs and people from Serbia. Serbs Rulers, Politicians and Knights Historical * Unknown Archont (knez, also translated Prince, led the Serbs to the Balkans during the reign of Byzantine emperor Heraclius, 610… …   Wikipedia

  • Jugoslawisches Königreich — Kraljevstvo Srba, Hrvata i Slovenaca (1918–1920) Kraljevina Srba, Hrvata i Slovenaca (1920–1929) Königreich der Serben, Kroaten und Slowenen Kraljevina Jugoslavija (1929–1941/45) Königreich Jugoslawien …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.