Živko Radišić

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Živko Radišić
Живко Радишић
Zivko Radisic (cropped).jpg
2nd and 5th Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
14 October 2000 – 14 June 2001
Preceded byAlija Izetbegović
Succeeded byJozo Križanović
In office
13 October 1998 – 15 June 1999
Preceded byAlija Izetbegović
Succeeded byAnte Jelavić
5th Serb member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
13 October 1998 – 28 October 2002
Preceded byMomčilo Krajišnik
Succeeded byMirko Šarović
Mayor of Banja Luka
In office
1977–1982
Personal details
Born(1937-08-15)15 August 1937
Prijedor, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died5 September 2021(2021-09-05) (aged 84)
Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
NationalityBosnian Serb
Political partySocialist Party of Republika Srpska
Spouse(s)Draginja Radišić
Alma materUniversity of Sarajevo

Živko Radišić (Serbian Cyrillic: Живко Радишић, pronounced [ʒîːʋko rǎdiʃit͡ɕ]; 15 August 1937 – 5 September 2021) was a Bosnian Serb politician. He was the 5th Serb member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

From 1982 to 1985 he headed the defense ministry of SR Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 1996, he became a founding member of the Socialist Party of Republika Srpska.

Radišić was elected Bosnian Serb member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency in September 1998, defeating the incumbent Momčilo Krajišnik by 45,000 votes.[1]

Radišić died on 5 September 2021 at a hospital in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina at the age of 84.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "New Bosnian leader pledges to promote democracy". Associated Press. 1998-09-27. Archived from the original on 2012-11-04. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
  2. R.D. (5 September 2021). "Preminuo Živko Radišić, bivši član Predsjedništva BiH" (in Bosnian). Klix.ba. Retrieved 5 September 2021.