Simović, Dušan, 1882-1962

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Simovic, Dusan

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Simovic, Dusan

Simović, Dušan T., 1882-1962

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1882-10-28

1882-10-28

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1962-08-26

1962-08-26

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General, Yugoslav army; prime minister of Yugoslavia, 1941-1942.

From the description of Dušan T. Simović papers, 1941-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872395

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28 October 1882 Born in Kragujevac, Serbia 1900 Graduated, Belgrade Military Academy, Yugoslavia 1912 1913 Served in the Balkan wars; promoted to the rank of General Staff Major 1914 1918 Served in World War I; promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel 1918 1940 Delegate of the Serbian Government and the Supreme Command at the National Council of Slovenes, Croats, and Serbs in Zagreb in 1918; devoted his military career to the Air Force 1936 1940 Served as chief of the Air Force and commander-in-chief of the Royal Yugoslav Army 1938 1940 Served as Chief of the General Staff of the Yugoslav Royal Army; forced to resign in 1940 after advocating resistance in case of a German attack 25 March 1941 Tripartite Pact with the Germans signed by Dragiša Cvetković, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, in Vienna 27 March 1941 Led a military coup of Royal Yugoslav officers to overthrow the government of Dragiša Cvetković 1941 1942 Served as Prime Minister and Chief of the General Staff of the Yugoslav Army 13 April 1941 Held the last session of the Royal Yugoslav government in Nikšić, Montenegro 15 April 1941 Escorted King Petar II out of Yugoslavia to safety 1941 April June 1941 Served in the Yugoslav government-in-exile in Jerusalem and London 11 January 1942 Dismissed as Prime Minister of Yugoslavia over political disagreements within the exiled Yugoslav government 1943 Retired; joined the "People's Liberation Movement" 1945 1946 Returned to Belgrade; participated as a witness at the trial of Draža Mihailović 1962 Died in Belgrade From the guide to the Dušan T. Simovic writings, 1941-1962, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Simović, Dušan, 1882-1962

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World War, 1914-1918

World War, 1939-1945--Yugoslavia

World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history

World War, 1914-1918 Serbia

World War, 1939-1945

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