Death of Kiro Gligorov

May 3, 1917 - January 1, 2012
Skopje | Age 94

Former Macedonian president dies at 94
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KONSTANTIN TESTORIDES, The Associated Press

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Kiro Gligorov, the first democratically elected president of Macedonia who shepherded his nation through a bloodless secession from the former Yugoslavia and narrowly survived an assassination attempt, has died. He was 94.

The head of Gligorov's office, Zivko Kondev, said Monday that the former president died in his sleep at his home in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, on Sunday evening. The exact cause of death...

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