Kiro Gligorov

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Birthday
3, 1917
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Jan 1, 2012 (94)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1917
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Jan 1, 2012 (94)

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The first President of the Republic of Macedonia, an office he held from 1991 to 1999. He notably led his country to independence.

Before Fame

He was born in Bulgarian-controlled Serbia and studied law at the University of Belgrade.

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He was injured in a 1999 assassination attempt in which a car-bomb exploded, killing his personal driver.

Family Life

His son, Vladimir Gligorov, became a key figure in the Serbian Democratic Party.

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He became the first President of the Republic of Macedonia in the same year that Ayaz Mutallibov briefly held the office of first President of Azerbaijan.

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