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Milisav Koljenšić
Born 31 December 1912
Died 1963 (aged 51)
Place of birth Danilovgrad, Montenegro
Place of death Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Allegiance Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia SFR Yugoslavia
Service/branch Yugoslav People's Army Yugoslav People's Army
Rank Major General
Battles/wars World War II in Yugoslavia

Milisav Koljenšić (Cyrillic: Милисав Кољеншић; 1912–1963) was a Montenegrin Major General with the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA). He is notable for being the maternal uncle of Slobodan Milošević.[1]

Career[]

Prior to the Second World War, he practiced law. In 1941, he joined the Yugoslav Partisans and the Communist Party of Yugoslavia. During the war, he was the political commissar of several units. He later graduated from the JNA Higher Military Academy. After the war he was head of the KOS department and head of the School Security Center.[2]

He died from suicide in 1963. An elementary school in Danilovgrad is named after him.[3]

References[]

  1. Vojna enciklopedija, 2nd ed., 1978, Book 4, pg. 427
  2. Vojna enciklopedija, 2nd ed., 1978, Book 4, pg. 428
  3. Vojna enciklopedija, 2nd ed., 1978, Book 4, pg. 428

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