Stjepan Mesić

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Stjepan Mesić
Stjepan Mesic (2).jpg
2nd President of Croatia
In office
18 February 2000 – 18 February 2010
Prime MinisterIvica Račan
Ivo Sanader
Jadranka Kosor
Preceded byZlatko Tomčić (as Acting President)
Franjo Tuđman (as President)
Succeeded byIvo Josipović
13th President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia
In office
30 June 1991 – 6 December 1991
Prime MinisterAnte Marković
Preceded bySejdo Bajramović (acting)
Succeeded byBranko Kostić (acting)
President of the Executive Council of
SR Croatia
In office
30 May 1990 – 24 August 1990
PresidentFranjo Tuđman
Preceded byAntun Milović
Succeeded byJosip Manolić (as Prime Minister)
12th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament
In office
7 September 1992 – 24 May 1994
Preceded byŽarko Domljan
Succeeded byNedjeljko Mihanović
13th Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement
In office
30 June 1991 – 6 December 1991
Preceded byBorisav Jović
Succeeded byBranko Kostić
Personal details
Born (1934-12-24) 24 December 1934 (age 84)
Orahovica, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(now Croatia)
Political partyIndependent (2000–present)[1]
Other political
affiliations
League of Communists of Croatia (1955–1990)
Croatian Democratic Union (1990–1994)
Croatian Independent Democrats (1994–1997)
Croatian People's Party (1997–2000)
Spouse(s)Milka Mesić (née Dudunić)
ChildrenDunja
Saša[2]
Alma materUniversity of Zagreb
ProfessionLawyer
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Stjepan "Stipe" Mesić (pronounced [stjêpaːn stǐːpe měːsit͡ɕ]; born 24 December 1934) is a Croatian politician. He served as the President of Croatia from 2000 to 2010. He was the last President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia (1991) and served as Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement (1991), as well as Speaker of the Croatian Parliament (1992–1994), a judge in Našice and mayor of his home town of Orahovica.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "41 7.5.2001 Ustav Republike Hrvatske (pročišćeni tekst)". Narodne-novine.nn.hr. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  2. "Unuka Sara je trudna: Stjepan Mesić (79) će postati pradjed". 24 sata. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  3. "Stipe Mesić profile". Moljac.hr. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2013.[better source needed]