Stefan Marković , in Serb Cyrillic СтефанМарковић (born the January 7th 1805 with Zemun - died with Vienna the December 11th 1864), was a Serb Politician . He was twice representing of the Prince, at one moment when the Serbia was an autonomous principality inside the Ottoman Empire.
Stefan Marković nacquit in 1805, at the moment when the Serbia, with the first and the second insurrection against the Turks, gradually recovered his autonomy after a long domination.
He began his primary studies with Zemun in 1815; he continued his secondary studies with Sremski Karlovci starting from 1821, at one time when the city belonged to the Austrian dynasty of the Habsbourgs. It is aini which it carried out its higher learning at the University of Vienna.
Starting from 1834, it settled in Serbia and, starting from 1835, he became member of the government and secretary of the Office of the Representative of the Prince.
Starting from 1837, he was director of the Office of Prince Miloš Ier Obrenović.
In 1842, after the abdication of prince Miloš and that of his/her son, the prince Michel III, it supported the dynasty of the Karađorđević, come to power in the person of the prince Alexandre. This support was concretized by new responsibilities.
Member of the Council of Ministers of 1842 with 1857, he was Ministre for the Justice and the Education of 1854 with 1856, then again of September 1856 at June 1857.
June 10th with the September 28th 1856, it was Representing of prince Alexandre, the equivalent of a Prime Minister. He exerted at the same time the function of Foreign Minister.
Stefan Marković still fulfills this double function of July 1st 1857 with the June 12th 1858.
Faithful to the Karađorđević, when the old prince Miloš Obrenović was again appointed as reigning prince, Stefan Marković had to leave Serbia. He died in exile in Austria.
In May 1842, Stefan Marković was the first member of the scientific Company of Serbia. He was the president of 1854 with 1857. This Company was going to become the Serb Académie of Sciences and Arts.
- List of the heads of government of Serbia
- Short note on Stefan Marković