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Bogoljub Ilić
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Minister of the Army, Navy and Air Force
Personal details
Born 1881
Požarevac, Principality of Serbia

Bogoljub Ilić was a Yugoslav Armijski đeneral[lower-alpha 1] who was briefly Minister for the Army and Navy prior and during the German-led Axis invasion of Yugoslavia in April 1941. He was then Minister of the Army and Navy in exile until August 1941, and subsequently Minister of the Army in exile until January 1942.


Milovanović was born in the Požarevac region of Serbia in 1881. He was commissioned in 1900. During the Balkan Wars and World War I he held several staff positions. He was promoted to brigadni đeneral in 1925, after which he served in a variety of appointments, including chief of staff of the 5th Army, commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, and 2nd Deputy Chief of the General Staff. In September 1936, he was appointed to command the 2nd Army at Sarajevo.[2]


  1. equivalent to a U.S. Army lieutenant general.[1]




  • Jarman, Robert L., ed (1997c). Yugoslavia Political Diaries 1918–1965. 3. Slough, Berkshire: Archives Edition. ISBN 978-1-85207-950-5. 


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