Mayor of Belgrade

Mayor of Belgrade
Incumbent
Dragan Đilas

since 19 August 2008
Residence Stari Dvor
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder Ilija Čarapić
Formation 7 May 1839

The Mayor of Belgrade is the head of the City of Belgrade (capital of Serbia). He acts on behalf of the City, and performs an executive function in the City of Belgrade.[1] The position of the Belgrade mayor is important as the city is the most important hub of economics, culture and science in Serbia. Furthermore the post of the mayor of Belgrade is the third most important position in the government after the Prime Minister and President. The current Mayor of Belgrade is Dragan Đilas (DS).

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Office

According to the current legislation, the Mayor is elected along with members of the City Assembly at the direct secret ballot for the period of four years. The Mayor may not be a councilor of the City Assembly.[1]

The Mayor has a Deputy who replaces him/her in case of an extended absence and/or due to any other reasons that prevent the Mayor to perform the duties. The Mayor appoints and dismisses the Deputy Mayor based on the approval of the City Assembly.[1]

The Mayor is concurrently the Chairman of the City Council with the right to vote.[1]

Authorities (competences) of the Mayor of Belgrade

  • Immediate execution and/or looking after carrying out of the decisions and/or other documents of the City Assembly;
  • Proposing of draft decisions and/or other documents to be made by the City Assembly, as well as the manner of resolving the issues to be decided by the City Assembly;
  • Looking after carrying out of the entrusted duties within the scope of rights and responsibilities of the Republic;
  • Directing and coordinating of operations of the City Administration;
  • Proposing of the appointment and/or dismissal of the Head and Deputy Head of the City Administration;
  • Deciding on granting the right to use or lease the property, as well as on terminating the contracts on granting the right to use or lease such property, and charging the mortgage over the property used by the City and/or City Administration under the approval of the Property Directorate of the Republic of Serbia;
  • The Mayor is the executive authority in charge of the budget implementation;
  • Making of individual documents he is authorized to present under the current legislation, Charter or decision of the City Assembly;
  • Establishing of the expert working bodies in charge of their respective terms of references, and
  • Performing of any duties as provided for by the Charter, and/or other bylaws of the City.

List of Mayors of Belgrade

Principality of Serbia (1815-1882)

  • Ilija Čarapić (7 May 1839 - 27 May 1840)
  • Miloš Bogićević (28 May 1840 - 24 September 1840)
  • Mladen Žujović (25 September 1840 - till end of 1841)
  • Stojan Delimirković (1855)
  • Marko Stojković (1861 - 1862)
  • Jovan Smiljanić (1865 - 1866)
  • Gligorije Jovanović (1866)
  • Mihailo Terzibašić (6 September 1866 - 14 September 1867)
  • Jovan Nikolić-Čokojić (14 September 1867 - 1868)
  • Vasilije Ivanović (1868)
  • Gligorije Jovanović (1868)
  • Aćim Čumić (1869)
  • Arsa Lukić (27 December 1869 - April 1871)
  • Aleksa Đurić (10 June 1871 - 31 December 1872)
  • Dimitrije Popović (30 March 1872 - August 1878)
  • Aleksa Stevanović (August 1878 - October 1879)
  • Živko Karabiberović (October 1879 - 6 March 1882)

Kingdom of Serbia (1882-1918)

  • Živko Karabiberović (6 March 1882 - 1 August 1884)
  • Vladan Đorđević (1 August 1884 - 10 August 1885)
  • Mihailo Bogićević (4 April 1886 - 4 February 1887)
  • Svetomir Nikolajević (7 March 1887 - 1 September 1887)
  • Živko Karabiberović (1 September 1887 - 30 December 1889)
  • Nikola Pašić (30 December 1889 - 14 January 1891) (People's Radical Party)
  • Milovan Marinković (26 May 1891 - 22 November 1892)
  • Petar Tatić (23 November 1892 - 2 April 1893)
  • Milovan Marinković (6 April 1893 - 12 May 1894)
  • Mihailo Bogićević (14 May 1894 - 8 November 1896)
  • Nikola Stevanović (5 December 1896 - 31 December 1896)
  • Nikola Pašić (10 January 1897 - 13 November 1897) (People's Radical Party)
  • Nikola Stevanović (13 November 1897 - 14 November 1899)
  • Antonije Pantović (20 November 1899 - 13 April 1901)
  • Milovan Marinković (28 May 1901 - 6 November 1902)
  • Nikola Stamenković (28 March 1903 - 11 August 1903)
  • Kosta Glavinić (20 August 1903 - 20 November 1907)
  • Velisav Vulović (1 January 1908 - 10 October 1909)
  • Kosta Glavinić (11 April 1910 - 21 September 1910)
  • Ljubomir Davidović (24 October 1910 - 19 January 1914) (Independent Radical Party)
  • Đorđe Nestorović (1 February 1914)

Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (1918-1929)

  • Mihailo Marjanović (begin of 1919 - November 1919)
  • Kosta Jovanović (9 November 1919 - 25 August 1920)
  • Filip Filipović (25 August 1920) (Communist Party of Yugoslavia)
  • Đoka Kara-Jovanović (2 September 1920 - 3 March 1921)
  • Dobra Mitrović (9 March 1921 - 12 March 1923)
  • Mihailo Marjanović (22 August 1923 - 6 January 1925)
  • Kosta Kumanudi (22 August 1926 - 18 February 1929)
  • Miloš Savčić (14 February 1929 - 3 October 1929)

Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1929-1945)

  • Miloš Savčić (3 October 1929 - 23 May 1930)
  • Milan Nešić (23 May 1930 - 12 May 1932)
  • Milutin Petrović (12 May 1932 - 5 January 1935)
  • Vlada Ilić (10 January 1935 - 13 September 1939)
  • Vojin Đuričić (13 September 1939 - 20 June 1940)
  • Jevrem Tomić (20 June 1940 - 12 April 1941)
  • Ivan Milićević (12 April 1941 - 19 June 1941)
  • Milosav Stojadinović (19 June 1941 - 11 September 1941)
  • Dragomir Jovanović (11 September 1941 - 3 October 1944)

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1945-1991)

  • Mihajlo Ratković (1944 - 1947)
  • Ninko Petrović (1947 - 1951)
  • Đurica Jojkić (1951 - 1954)
  • Miloš Minić (1955 - 1957)
  • Đurica Jojkić (1957 - 1961)
  • Milijan Neoričić (1961 - 1964) (League of Communists of Yugoslavia)
  • Branko Pešić (1964 - 1974) (League of Communists of Yugoslavia)
  • Živorad Kovačević (1974 - 1982) (League of Communists of Yugoslavia)
  • Bogdan Bogdanović (1982 - 1986) (League of Communists of Yugoslavia)
  • Aleksandar Bakočević (1986 - 1990) (League of Communists of Yugoslavia)
  • Milorad Unković (1990 - 1991)

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1992-2003)

  • Milorad Unković (1991 - 1993) (Socialist Party of Serbia)
  • Slobodanka Gruden (1993 - 1994) (Socialist Party of Serbia)
  • Nebojša Čović (1994 - 1997) (Socialist Party of Serbia)
  • Zoran Đinđić (21 February 1997 - 30 September 1997) (Democratic Party)
  • Vojislav Mihailović (22 January 1999 - 5 October 2000) (Serbian Renewal Movement)
  • Milan St. Protić (5 October 2000 - 20 March 2001) (New Serbia)
  • Radmila Hrustanović (1 June 2001 - 7 March 2003) (Democratic Party)

State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (2003-2006)

Republic of Serbia (2006-Present)

Name Term start Term end Political Party
Nenad Bogdanović 5 June 2006 27 September 2007
(Died in office)
Democratic Party
Zoran Alimpić (acting) 27 September 2007 21 July 2008 Democratic Party
Branislav Belić (acting) 21 July 2008 19 August 2008 Democratic Party
Dragan Đilas 19 August 2008 Incumbent Democratic Party

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