Vojislav Koštunica (cyrillic ВојиславКоштуница ? / License; * 24. March 1944 in Belgrade) is a Serbian politician (dss) and attorney. It is married with the attorney Zorica Radović. Of 7. October 2000 to 7. March 2003 he was a president of Yugoslavia and is at present a prime minister of Serbia.
The son of a Belgrader lawyer family terminated its study of the jurisprudence with a graduation. He was an assistant at the University of Belgrade, worked thereafter on the Belgrader sociological Institut over Parteienpluralismus and engaged themselves he in a these simmering duck committee for the liberty of opinion.
Koštunica is considered as conservative politicians. It never belonged the Yugoslav kp . In the year 1989 it ranked with Zoran Đinđić among the joint founders of the democratic party (DS). 1990 he was selected in the Serbian parliament. 1992 it created the democratic party of Serbia (dss), which is today a partner party of the German CDU.
2000 it became as a candidate of the Wahlbündnisses democratic opposition of Serbia (DOS) for the president and parliamentary election, formed from 18 parties, to 24. September 2000 nominates. After the choice government-official places explained Koštunica with 48,22% of all voices as the choice winner. Since it had however not received the absolute majority, the electoral committee arranged first for the 8. October a ballot between it and office holder Milošević on, which was regarded of the DOS as electoral fraud. To meet-long arguments over the Wahlausgang it had come to mass protests, a general strike and to the cancellation of the election result. By a peaceful rising of the people the regime of Slobodan Milošević became to 5. October 2000 fallen and Koštunica as a selected president celebrated. He welcomed its compatriots with the words: “Good evening, released Serbia - today we write history.“
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||ehem. President of Yugoslavia and prime minister of Serbia|
|DATE OF BIRTH||24. March 1944|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Belgrade|