Socijalistička Federativna Republika Jugoslavija—Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1917 the Yugoslav Committee in London drew up the Pact of Corfu, which proclaimed that all Yugoslavs would unite after the first world war to form a kingdom under the Serbian royal house. The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes was proclaimed on 1 Dec. 1918. In 1929 the name was changed to Yugoslavia. During the Second World War Tito’s partisans set up a provisional government (AVNOJ) which was the basis of a Constituent Assembly after the war. On 29 Nov. 1945 Yugoslavia was proclaimed a republic.


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  • John Paxton

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