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Dragoslav Protitch

Dragoslav Protitch, diplomat.

Background

  • Protitch, Dragoslav was born on July 15, 1902 in Cacak (Serbia), Yugoslavia. Son of Mihailo and Jelena (Dimitrijevitch) Protitch.

  • Education

    • Graduate Faculty of Law, Belgrade U., 1923. Doctor Economics and Political Science, Brussels Free U., 1926.

    Career

    • Financial attache Yugoslav legation, Brussels, 1923-1926. Attache Ministry Foreign Affairs, Belgrade, 1926-1938. Secretary Yugoslav legation, Vienna, 1928-1929.

      2d secretary Yugoslav legation, London, 1929-1933. 1st secretary Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1933-1938, counsellor, 1938-1940. Counsellor Yugoslav legation, Athens, 1940-1941, Cairo, 1941, Yugoslav embassy, London, 1942-1946.

      Charge d’affairs of Yugoslav to Netherlands, 1942-1946. Director administrative and general div. Department Security Council Affairs, Secretariat United Nations, 1946-1948, principal director department Political and Security Council Affairs, 1948-1954, under-secretary in charge, 1955-1958, under secretary in charge trusteeship and information from non-self governing territories, 1958-1963, under-secretary for special political affairs, 1963-1964.

      Director United Nations Training Programme Foreign Service Officers from newly independent countries, 1962-1970. Participated in work of Yugoslav delegations League of Nations, 1927-1928, conference of Little Entente and Balkan Entente, 1928, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38. Representative Yugoslav Government Allied Conference of Ministers of Education, 1944, 45.

      Delegate Yugoslav Government to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Conference, 1945. Author: External Commercial Policy of Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, 1926. Contributor economics and political articles to Belgrade Economist, 1924-1925.

      Home: Wolfeboro, N.H.

    Works

    • Author: External Commercial Policy of Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, 1926. Contributor economics and political articles to Belgrade Economist, 1924-1925.

    Connections

    • Married Mileva Gvozditch, September 15, 1938. Children: Jelena, Mihailo.
    • father: Mihailo Protitch
    • mother: Jelena (Dimitrijevitch) Protitch
    • spouse: Mileva Gvozditch
    • children: Jelena Protitch
    • Mihailo Protitch
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    Born July 15, 1902
    Died December 21, 1974
    (aged 72)