Zoran Đinđić

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Person.png Zoran Đinđić   WikiquoteRdf-icon.png
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Assassinated in 2003: Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Đinđić and Sweden's Foreign Minister Anna Lindh
Born 1952-08-01
Bosanski Samac, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia
Died 2003-03-12 (Age 50)
Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
Nationality Serbian
Alma mater University of Belgrade, University of Konstanz
Children Jovana Luka
Spouse Ruzica Dindic
Party Democratic Party

Employment.png Prime Minister of Serbia Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
25 January 2001 - 12 March 2003

Employment.png Mayor of Belgrade

In office
21 February 1997 - 30 September 1997

Zoran Đinđić (1 August 1952 – 12 March 2003) was a Serbian politician who was Prime Minister of Serbia from 2001 until his assassination in March 2003. He was the Mayor of Belgrade in 1997, and long-time opposition politician and a doctor in philosophy.

Đinđić was one of the original thirteen restorers of the modern day Serbian Democratic Party,[1] becoming its president in 1994.[2] During the 1990s, he was one of the co-leaders of the opposition to the administration of Slobodan Milošević, and became the Prime Minister of Serbia in 2001 after the overthrow of Milošević. As Prime Minister, he advocated pro-democratic reforms and the accession of Serbia to the European Union.[3]

Zoran Đinđić was assassinated in March 2003 by Zvezdan Jovanović, a former Special Forces operative with ties to the Serbian Mafia.[4][5]


  1. "Reforming of Democratic Party"
  2. "Dr Zoran Đinđić (1952-2003)"
  3. Laura Silber (14 March 2003). "Serbia Loses More Than a Leader". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-01-15.

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  4. Steven Erlanger (16 March 2003). "The World: Murder in Belgrade; Did Serbia's Leader Do the West's Bidding Too Well?". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-01-15.

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  5. "2 Suspects in Murder Of Serbian Premier Are Killed by Police". New York Times. 28 March 2003. Retrieved 2010-01-15.

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