Peko Dapčević (25 June 1913 – 13 February 1999) was a Yugoslav and Montenegrin/
Serbian communistwho fought in the Spanish Civil War, joined the Partisan uprising in Montenegro, and became commander of the Yugoslav 1st Army. In 1953 he was named chief of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
] , but was demoted as a result of being indirectly involved in the Đilas troubles with the party.
Born in Ljubotinj village near
Cetinje, Kingdom of Montenegro, his father Jovan was a Serbian Orthodoxdeacon and his brother was Vlado Dapčević.
Dapčević died at the age of 86 in his home in
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav People's Army
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