Alija Izetbegović

1925 - 2003

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Alija Izetbegović (Bosnian pronunciation: [ǎlija ǐzedbeɡoʋitɕ]; 8 August 1925 – 19 October 2003) was a Bosnian politician, lawyer, Islamic philosopher and author, who in 1992 became the first president of the Presidency of the newly independent Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He served in this role until 1996, when he became a member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, serving until 2000. He was the founder and first president of the Party of Democratic Action. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alija Izetbegović has received more than 651,348 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Alija Izetbegović is the 593rd most popular politician (down from 531st in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Bosnia and Herzegovina (down from 5th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Bosnian, Herzegovinian Politician.

Alija Izetbegović is most famous for being the first president of Bosnia and Herzegovina after the dissolution of Yugoslavia.

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Among politicians, Alija Izetbegović ranks 593 out of 15,710Before him are Hans Frank, Andromache, Tahmasp I, Władysław II Jagiełło, Darius II, and Philip the Arab. After him are Philip the Good, Eduard Shevardnadze, Leo III the Isaurian, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Ion Antonescu, and Frederick William IV of Prussia.

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Among people born in 1925, Alija Izetbegović ranks 12Before him are Yukio Mishima, Paul Newman, Patrice Lumumba, Albert Bandura, Robert F. Kennedy, and Zygmunt Bauman. After him are Mikis Theodorakis, Tony Curtis, Carlos Castaneda, Lee Van Cleef, Mahathir Mohamad, and B.B. King. Among people deceased in 2003, Alija Izetbegović ranks 7Before him are Johnny Cash, Charles Bronson, Katharine Hepburn, Leni Riefenstahl, Idi Amin, and Gregory Peck. After him are Heydar Aliyev, Barry White, Robert K. Merton, Nina Simone, Edward Teller, and Edward Said.

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In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among people born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Alija Izetbegović ranks 7 out of 281Before him are Gavrilo Princip (1894), Ratko Mladić (1942), Sokollu Mehmed Pasha (1505), Rüstem Pasha (1500), Ivo Andrić (1892), and Ante Pavelić (1889). After him are Goran Bregović (1950), Emir Kusturica (1954), Tvrtko I of Bosnia (1338), Lala Mustafa Pasha (1500), Vladimir Prelog (1906), and Prince Marko (1335).

Among POLITICIANS In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among politicians born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Alija Izetbegović ranks 4Before him are Sokollu Mehmed Pasha (1505), Rüstem Pasha (1500), and Ante Pavelić (1889). After him are Tvrtko I of Bosnia (1338), Lala Mustafa Pasha (1500), Prince Marko (1335), Biljana Plavšić (1930), Valerius Severus (300), Zoran Đinđić (1952), Boris Tadić (1958), and Ante Marković (1924).