CROWN COUNCIL MEMBER PROFESSOR ZIVOJIN BUMBASIREVIC
Belgrade 12 November 2008 - His Royal Highness Crown
Prince Alexander II, members of the Crown Council and members of the Privy
Council with great sadness are announcing that Professor Zivojin
Bumbasirevic, Crown Council member, Knight of Grand Cross in the order of
the White Eagle and Knight of the Legion of Honour passed away today.
"Serbia has lost one of its greatest doctors who left
behind more than 350 published works in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Traumatology. The Crown has lost a good and loyal friend and outstanding
expert. It is hard to describe in words the sorrow after professor
Zivojinovic passed away", emphasized the Crown Prince in his letter of
condolences to the family of the Crown Council Member.
Prof. Dr. sc. Zivojin Bumbasirevic, MD, CC, SANU, AMR,
cLd'H, Prof. Emeritus of the Belgrade University was born in Krusevac 1920.
During his lifetime he received: Medal Purkiniana and Medal Freyk (Brno
University), Priorov Medal (CITO University of Moscow), Roman Medical
Academy Medal, etc. Honorary Member of SICOT, of the Orthopaedic Societies
of France, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Germany and Hungary, Honorary Member of
the Society of Traumatologists of Hungary, Member of the International
Organization of Surgeons and of the International Surgeons' College.