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 MinisterJadranka Kosor
Zoran Milanović
Preceded byStjepan Mesić
Succeeded byKolinda Grabar-Kitarović
Member of Parliament
In office
22 December 2003 – 19 February 2010
ConstituencyI electoral district
Personal details
Born (1957-08-28) 28 August 1957 (age 61)
Zagreb, Yugoslavia
(now Croatia)
Political partyLeague of Communists of Yugoslavia (Before 1990)
Social Democratic Party (1990–1994, 2008–2010)
Independent (2010–present)[1]
Spouse(s)Tatjana Klepac
Alma materUniversity of Zagreb
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Ivo Josipović (Croatian pronunciation: [ǐːv̞ɔ jɔsǐːpɔv̞it͡ɕ] (About this soundlisten); 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ustav Republike Hrvatske (pročišćeni tekst) 7 May 2001
  2. Pavičić, Darko (24 December 2012). "'Prihvaćam da Bog postoji, ali moje iskustvo to nije potvrdilo'". Večernji list (in Croatian). Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  3. "Josipović: Hvala na čestitkama! Strpimo se još malo", Jutarnji list (in Croatian), 11 January 2010
  4. "Ivo Josipović treći hrvatski predsjednik", hrt.hr (in Croatian), Croatian Radiotelevision, 11 January 2010
  5. Social Democrat Ivo Josipović elected Croatia president, BBC News, 11 January 2010, retrieved 2010-02-18
  6. Ivo Josipovic, Croatia’s new president, to write an opera on John Lennon

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