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Macedonians Mourn Former President Gligorov

Posted January 3rd, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Macedonians have held a national day of mourning for the nation’s first democratically elected president, Kiro Gligorov, who died Sunday at age 94. Flags flew at half-staff across the country Tuesday as a private funeral was held at a cemetery in the capital, Skopje. Mr. Gligorov died in his sleep Sunday night, surrounded by his […]

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Macedonians Mourn Former President Gligorov

Posted January 3rd, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Macedonians have held a national day of mourning for the nation’s first democratically elected president, Kiro Gligorov, who died Sunday at the age of 94. Across the country, flags flew at half-staff Tuesday as a private funeral was held at a cemetery in the capital, Skopje. Mr. Gligorov died in his sleep Sunday night, surrounded […]

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Former Macedonian President Gligorov Dies

Posted January 2nd, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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The first democratically elected president of Macedonia, Kiro Gligorov, has died in Skopje. He was 94 years old. Mr. Gligorov died in his sleep Sunday night, surrounded by his family. Once a top communist official, he became president of Macedonia in 1991 when it was still part of Yugoslavia. He peacefully led the country to […]

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