Milan Knežević (Montenegrin politician)

Milan Knežević (Serbian Cyrillic: Милан Кнежевић; born 24 March 1980) is a Montenegrin politician and poet who is the founder and current president of the right-wingDemocratic People’s Party, a member of presidency of the opposition Democratic Front alliance and current Мember of the Parliament of Montenegro as well as the President of the Parliamentary Board for Defence and Security.[1][2]

Milan Knežević
Милан Кнежевић

Milan Knežević in January 2020.
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
29 March 2009
President Ranko Krivokapić
Darko Pajović
Ivan Brajović
Aleksa Bečić
Personal details
Born (1980-03-24) 24 March 1980 (age 41)
Titograd, SFR Yugoslavia
(now Podgorica, Montenegro)
Political party Democratic People’s Party
(2012-present)
Socialist People’s Party
(until 2012)
Alma mater University of Montenegro
Profession Politician
Not to be confused with Milan Knežević (Serbian politician).

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He was born to a Serb family in 1980 in Titograd (Podgorica). Having finished elementary and secondary school in Podgorica, Knežević graduated Serbian language and South Slavic literature at the Faculty of Philosophy in Nikšić. He is fluent in Serbian, English and Russian language.[3]

On 13 November 2020, it was announced that Knežević contracted COVID-19.[4]

He decided to enter political life in the mid 2000s by joining Srđan Milić‘s Socialist People’s Party (SNP), in which he was one of the representatives in the parliament of Montenegro. Before the 2012 parliamentary election right-wing faction of the SNP led by Knežević and their former president Predrag Bulatović left the party and join Democratic Front (DF) alliance independently.[5]

After the election Knežević remains a representative in the assembly. In November 2015 he was elected President of the newly formed populist Democratic People’s Party (DNP).[6]

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