Sima Ćirković

Sima Ćirković
Born (1929-01-29)January 29, 1929
Osijek, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died November 14, 2009(2009-11-14) (aged 80)
Belgrade, Serbia
Occupation Historian

Simeon "Sima" Ćirković (January 29, 1929 – November 14, 2009) was a Serbian historian and member of the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts. He was also a member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts and the Vojvodina Academy of Sciences and Arts.[1] His works focused on medieval Serbian history.


In 1986 Ćirković exercised a criticism of the Memorandum of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts while during the Siege of Dubrovnik he and other Yugoslav historians sent an open letter to the Yugoslavian forces asking them to not damage historical district of the city.[2]

Selected works


  1. E, B (November 17, 2009). "Sima Ćirković, istoričar (Sima Ćirković, historian)". Blic (in Serbian). Retrieved 19 May 2011. koji je bio i član ANU BiH, JAZU, CANU, VANU i Evropske akademije za istoriju Brisel.
  2. Popov, Nebojša (2000). The road to war in Serbia: trauma and catharsis. Central European University Press. ISBN 978-963-9116-56-6. Retrieved 19 May 2011.

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