1944-1980 since 1992






Macedonia 1980-1991



Within the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the Socialist Republic of Macedonia was, together with the Kosovo autonomous region within the Republic of Serbia, the economically least developed region. In September 1990 the first multiparty elections were held; a new democratic constitution was adopted in November 1991, in an amendment of the earlier constitution in April 1991 the country was renamed into Republic of Macedonia (by dropping the word "Socialist"). In a referendum held in September 1991, the citizens of Macedonia opted for full independence.






EXTERNAL
LINKS
Timeline, from BBC News
History of the Republic of Macedonia, from Wikipedia
The Republic of Macedonia - From a Member State of the Yugoslav Federation to a Sovereign and Independent State, from Council for Research into South-Eastern Europe of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (1993)
DOCUMENTS
REFERENCE Fred Singleton, A Short History of the Yugoslav Peoples, Cambridge University Press (1985) 1999
Hugh Poulton, Macedonians and Albanians as Yugoslavs, pp.115-135 in : Dejan Djokic (ed.), Yugoslavism. Histories of a Failed Idea, University of Wisconsin Press 2003, KMLA Lib.Sign. 949.7103 D626y
Stephen Clissold (ed.), A Short History of Yugoslavia, Cambridge : UP 1968 [G]
Article : Yugoslavia : Macedonia, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1984-1985 p.1614, 1985-1986 pp.1610-1611, 1986-1987 pp.1608-1609, 1987-1988 pp.1611-1612, 1988-1989 pp.1614-1615, 1989-1990 pp.1610-1611, 1990-1991 p.1612, 1991-1992 pp.1607-1608, 1992-1993 pp.1616-1617 [G]


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First posted October 16th 2006, last revised on March 8th 2007

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