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Duško Popov, 1940
|Birth name||Dušan Popov|
10 July 1912|
Titel, Austro-Hungary (present-day Serbia)
|Died||18 August 1981
Opio, Alpes-Maritimes, France
|Years of service||1940–1945|
|Alma mater||University of Belgrade
University of Freiburg
|Spouse(s)||Janine Ducasse (1946–1961; divorced)
Jill Jonsson (1962–1981; his death)
Dušan "Duško" Popov OBE (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан "Душко" Попов; 10 July 1912 – 10 August 1981) was a Serbian triple spy agent. He worked as part of the MI6 and Abwehr during World War II, and passed off disinformation to Germany as part of the Double-Cross System and working also as agent for the Yugoslav government-in-exile in London.
Popov was known for his lifestyle and attracted women during his missions, including the French actress Simone Simon.
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