Ivo Josipović

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Ivo Josipović
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Ivo Josipović visiting Turku, Finland (2011)
3rd President of Croatia
In office
19 February 2010 – 19 February 2015
Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor
Zoran Milanović
Preceded by Stjepan Mesić
Succeeded by Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
Member of Parliament
In office
22 December 2003 – 19 February 2010
Constituency I electoral district
Personal details
Born (1957-08-28) 28 August 1957 (age 60)
Zagreb, Yugoslavia
(now Croatia)
Political party League of Communists of Yugoslavia (Before 1990)
Social Democratic Party (1990–1994, 2008–2010)
Independent (2010–present)[1]
Spouse(s) Tatjana Klepac
Alma mater University of Zagreb
Religion Agnostic theism[2]

Ivo Josipović (Croatian pronunciation: [ǐːv̞ɔ jɔsǐːpɔv̞it͡ɕ] (About this sound listen); born 28 August 1957) is an Croatian politician. He became the third President of Croatia in February 2010.[3][4][5]

During the 2010 election campaign, Josipović announced that as president he will compose an opera based on the murder of John Lennon.[6]

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