Mirjana Marković

Serbian academic, journalist and politician

Mirjana "Mira" Marković was a Serbian politician, academic and the wife of the Yugoslav and Serbian president Slobodan Milošević (1941-2006). Among her opponents, she was known as The Red Witch) and the Lady Macbeth of Belgrade. She was the leader of the now defunct Yugoslav United Left (JUL) political party which governed in coalition with her husband's Socialist Party of Serbia after the Bosnian War ended in 1995. Marković lived under political asylum in Russia from February 2003 until her death on 14 April 2019. In June 2018, she was convicted of fraud by a court in Belgrade, and sentenced in absentia to a year's imprisonment, but the verdict was overturned on appeal in March 2019.

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Astronaut Owen Garriott, Mirjana Markovic, married to Slobodan Milosevic and Ivor Broadis, England football international from Sir Stanley Matthews era.
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Mirjana Markovic, the widow of Serbia's late strongman Slobodan Milosevic, who played an instrumental role in politics, has died aged 76, state-run RTS TV..
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Mira Markovic was a key figure during the collapse of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
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