Kiro Gligorov Quotes

We are Macedonians but we are Slav Macedonians. That's who we are! We have no connection to Alexander the Greek and his Macedonia. The ancient Macedonians no longer exist, they had disappeared from history long time ago. Our ancestors came here in the 5th and 6th century (AD).

 
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Kiro Gligorov, First Democratically Elected President of the Republic of Macedonia, Toronto Star, March 15, 1992

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Kiro Gligorov
Kiro Gligorov
  • Born: May 3, 1917
  • Died: January 1, 2012
  • Nationality: Macedonian
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Kiro Gligorov ; May 3, 1917 – January 1, 2012) was the first President of the Republic of Macedonia, serving from 1991 to 1999. He held various high positions in the political establishment of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, including as Secretary of State for Finance in the Federal Executive Council, a member of the Yugoslav Presidency, as well as President of the Assembly of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from May 15, 1974 to May 15, 1978.

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