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Janez Drnovšek
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Drnovšek during a visit to Poland in 2006
2nd President of Slovenia
In office
22 December 2002 – 23 December 2007
Prime Minister Anton Rop
Janez Janša
Preceded by Milan Kučan
Succeeded by Danilo Türk
2nd Prime Minister of Slovenia
In office
14 May 1992 – 7 June 2000
President Milan Kučan
Preceded by Lojze Peterle
Succeeded by Andrej Bajuk
In office
30 November 2000 – 19 December 2002
President Milan Kučan
Preceded by Andrej Bajuk
Succeeded by Anton Rop
12th President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia
In office
15 May 1989 – 15 May 1990
Prime Minister Ante Marković
Preceded by Raif Dizdarević
Succeeded by Borisav Jović
11th Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement
In office
7 September 1989 – 15 May 1990
Preceded by Robert Mugabe
Succeeded by Borisav Jović
Personal details
Born (1950-05-17)17 May 1950
Celje, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)
Died 23 February 2008(2008-02-23) (aged 57)
Zaplana, Slovenia
Political party Movement for Justice and Development (2006–2008)
Other political
affiliations
League of Communists (Before 1990)
Liberal Democracy (1990–2006)
Spouse(s)
Majda Drnovšek
(div. 1980)
Children 2
Alma mater University of Ljubljana
University of Maribor
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Janez Drnovšek (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈjàːnɛz dəɾˈnɔ́ːwʃək]; 17 May 1950 – 23 February 2008) was a Slovenian liberal politician. He was President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia (1989–1990), Prime Minister of Slovenia (1992–2002) and President of Slovenia (2002–2007).


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