October 6 2000 CE – Slobodan Milosevic Resigns as President of Serbia

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October 6 2000 CE – Slobodan Milosevic Resigns as President of SerbiaRate this post Shortly after an election many Serbian citizens considered fraudulent, Slobodan Milosevic resigned from his position as the President of Serbia on October 6, 2000. Months later, he would become the first national leader brought before the International Criminal Tribunal for war crimes. As head of the former Yugoslavia, Milosevic was believed to have encouraged ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, as well as regions of Bosnia, Slovenia and Croatia. After slowly achieving prominence as a businessman and member of the Communist Party, Milosevic leaped up the political ladder by rising to the head of the Belgrade League of […]