President of Montenegro

President of Montenegro Milo Đukanović was the youngest prime minister in Europe when he was elected prime minister for the first time on February 15, 1991, his 29th birthday. He performed the duty of prime minister for seven terms between 1991 and 2016. In 1998, he became the president of the Republic, having won in direct elections in October 1997. He remained in office until November 2002. As the leader of the Bloc for Independent Montenegro, the citizens of Montenegro, in a referendum held on May 21, 2006, made a historic decision on the renewal of Montenegrin independence. President Đukanović became a member of the Parliament of Montenegro for several terms and has performed a duty of the president of the Democratic Party of Socialists as of 1998. After the referendum, President Đukanović withdrew from state functions on his own initiative for three times – from 2006 to 2008, from 2010 to 2012 and after parliamentary elections held in October 2016 until his re-election as president of Montenegro
in April 2018. Born in Nikšić, Montenegro, President Đukanović graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Podgorica – the University of Montenegro. He is married to Lidija and has a son, Blažo.