Author: Zoran Ivanović (Nikola Pašić Square; erected in 1998)
Nikola Pašić (1845-1926, politician and statesman). Became a civil engineer at the Polytechnic School in Zurich. A social-democrat during his early youth, thereafter taking part in the formation of the Radical Party and elected as the first president of its Main Council. Pašić spent 48 years in the political life of Serbia. He was president of the National Assembly, Prime Minister, president of the Belgrade municipality, envoy of Serbia in Russia… Pašić signed the Corfu declaration in 1917, during World War I, acting as Prime Minister. He was one of the chief authors of the St. Vitus Day Constitution of 1921, giving the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes the form of a unitary monarchy.