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was born on 19 June 1945 in themunicipality of [avnik, Republic of Montenegro, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.2.
was a founding member of the SerbianDemocratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina,
(“SDS”), which was established within Bosnia and Herzegovina(“BiH”) on 12 July 1990. He was President of the SDS from 12 July 1990until his resignation on 19 July 1996.3.
acted as Chairman of the National SecurityCouncil of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (later theRepublika Srpska and hereinafter identified along with Republika Srpskaas “RS”), which was created on 27 March 1992. He became a member of the three-member Presidency of the RS on 12 May 1992, the date of itscreation. On the same day, he was elected President of the Presidency.From the beginning of June 1992 until 17 December 1992,
was also President of the expanded Presidency of the RS.The Presidency, and later the expanded Presidency, was the SupremeCommander of the RS armed forces until
becamesole President of the RS on 17 December 1992.
was sole President of the RS and Supreme Commander of the RS armedforces from 17 December 1992 until about 19 July 1996.4.From at least March 1992 until about 19 July 1996,
was the highest civilian and military authority in the RS.