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Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

148 BC - 395 AD           Part of Roman Empire

395                       Part of Byzantine Empire

969                       Second Bulgarian Empire (in Macedonia)

1018                      Reincorporated in to Byzantine Empire

1118                      Part of Bulgaria

1330                      Part of Serbia

26 Sep 1371 - 17 May 1395 Lordship of Prilep

17 May 1395 - 10 Aug 1913 Part of Ottoman Empire

25 Oct 1689 -    Nov 1690 Bulgarian Karposh rebellion against Ottoman Empire,

                           under Austrian occupation

03 Mar 1878               Declared part of Bulgaria by Treaty of San Stefano

                           but later superseded by Treaty of Berlin, the territory

                           remains within the Ottoman Empire

02 Aug      - 13 Aug 1903 Krushevo Republic declared in rebellion

01 Jan 1904 -    Nov 1911 Allied administration of Ottoman police in the Selanik Vilayet

   Oct 1912               Occupied by Serbia (was to be ceded to Bulgaria)

10 Aug 1913               Selanik Vilayet divided between Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia

10 Aug 1913               Skopje area annexed by Serbia

   Oct 1915 - 29 Sep 1918 Bulgarian occupation

01 Dec 1918               Part of Yugoslavia

   Apr 1941 - 09 Sep 1944 Re-incorporated into Bulgaria

29 Jun 1941 -    Oct 1944 Western territories annexed to Albania

02 Aug 1944               Declared part of Yugoslavia (effectivly on 13 Nov 1944)

08 Sep      - 13 Nov 1944 Independent Macedonian State declared

                           under German occupation

07 Jun 1991               Republic of Macedonia

18 Sep 1991               Independence declared (recognised by the U.N as the

                           Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in 1993)

1997 - 2002               Albanian insurgency in North-west F.Y.R.O.M

12 Feb 2019               Name officially changed to North Macedonia


Government: Republic.

Capital: Skopje.

Language: Macedonian*, Albanian, Turkish, Serbo-Croat.

Ethnic Groups: Macedonians* 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turk 3.2% Gypsy 3%, Serb 1.8% (2002)

Religion: Orthodox, Islam, Roman Catholic.

National Annthem: "Denes Nad Makedonija" (Today over Macedonia).

National Emblem: Golden Lion (traditional).

National Day: Independence day, 18 September (1991).

National Motto: Svoboda ili smrt (Liberty or Death).

EU Accession: No.

Currency: Denari (and Euro from 2002).



Presidents

27 Jan 1991 - 19 Nov 1999 Kiro Blagoev Gligorov ........................ 1917-2012

19 Nov      - 15 Dec 1999 Stoyan Andov ................................. 1935-

                          (acting)

15 Dec 1999 - 26 Feb 2004 Boris Kirilov Traykovski ..................... 1956-2004

26 Feb      - 12 May 2004 Lyupco Yordanovski ........................... 1953-2010

                          (acting)

12 May 2004 - 12 May 2009 Branko Tsrvenkovski ........................... 1962-

12 May 2009 -             Gjorge Ivanov ................................ 1960-

 

 

Prime Ministers

27 Jan 1991 - 17 Aug 1992 Nikola Klyusev ............................... 1927-2008

17 Aug 1992 - 30 Nov 1998 Branko Tsrenkovski (1st Time)

30 Nov 1998 - 01 Nov 2002 Lyubco R. Georgievski ........................ 1966-

01 Nov 2002 - 12 May 2004 Branko Tsrenkovski (2nd Time)

12 May      - 02 Jun 2004 Radmila Sekerinska ........................... 1972-

02 Jun      - 18 Nov 2004 Hari Kostov .................................. 1959-

18 Nov      - 17 Dec 2004 Radmila Sekerinska ........................... 1972-

                          (acting)

17 Dec 2004 - 27 Aug 2006 Vlado Butskovski ............................. 1962-

27 Aug 2006 - 18 Jan 2016 Nikola Gruevski .............................. 1970-

18 Jan 2016 - 31 May 2017 Emil Dimitriev ............................... 1979-

31 May 2017 -             Zoran Zaev ................................... 1974-



Note: The origin of the Macedonian Slavs and Macedonian language is subject to

controversy as it is also claimed that 'Macedonians' belong to the Bulgarian nation.

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Kumanovo


1350 - 1395 Serbian lordship of Kumanovo

1689 - 1690 Kingdom under Austrian protection


Lords

1350 - 1365 Dragas, Dejan

1365 - 1378 Dragas, Jovan

1378 - 1395 Dragas, Konstantin

King

   Oct 1689 - 01 Jan 1690 Karposh

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Prilep


1365 - 1395 Serbian Lordship of Prilep (Realm of Prilep) a royal

             fife of the Kingdom of Serbia


Lords

       1365 - 26 Sep 1371 Mrnjavcevic, Vukasin

26 Sep 1371 - 17 May 1395 Mrnjavcevic, Marko of Prilep, King of Serbia

                        - Andrijas

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