Muslim Economist of Noble Lineage Baptized Orthodox Christian in Montenegro

Dr. Mahmud Busatlija, a prominent economist in the capital of Serbia and of noble lineage, who was a Muslim, was baptized Orthodox Christian, according to Serbian sources, 500 years after his ancestors converted to Islam. "I returned to the roots of my ancestors, 500 years ago, when they became Muslim in the Ottoman Empire. I do not think it strange, as I'm simply returning to where I belong", said Busatlija, who is an expert on foreign investment in Serbia. He is the progeny of Stanko Crnojevi? (1457–1528) and Kara Mahmud Bušatlija (died 1796). Ivan I Crnojevi?, Stanko’s father and the Serbian Orthodox ruler in Montenegro, was the founder … [Read more...]