Ratko Mladić

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Ratko Mladić (Serbian Cyrillic: Ратко Младић, pronounced [râtko mlǎːdit͡ɕ]; born 12 March 1942) is a convicted war criminal and a Bosnian Serb colonel-general who led the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) during the Yugoslav Wars. In 2017, he was found guilty of committing war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). A long-time member of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, Mladić began his career in the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) in 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ratko Mladić has received more than 2,197,829 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Ratko Mladić is the 27th most popular military personnel (up from 33rd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Bosnia and Herzegovina (up from 3rd in 2019) and the most popular Bosnian, Herzegovinian Military Personnel.

Ratko Mladić is most famous for being the military leader of the Bosnian Serb Army during the Bosnian War. He was indicted for war crimes and genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 1995.

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Among military personnels, Ratko Mladić ranks 27 out of 1,466Before him are Wilhelm Keitel, Friedrich Paulus, Oda Nobunaga, Cesare Borgia, Simo Häyhä, and Vercingetorix. After him are Alfred Dreyfus, Roland, Douglas MacArthur, Jochi, Tariq ibn Ziyad, and Flavius Aetius.

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Among people born in 1942, Ratko Mladić ranks 10Before him are Muammar Gaddafi, Amitabh Bachchan, Paul McCartney, Joe Biden, Eusébio, and Jimi Hendrix. After him are Hu Jintao, Harrison Ford, Peter Handke, Barbra Streisand, Ronnie James Dio, and Isabel Allende.

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In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among people born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ratko Mladić ranks 2 out of 281Before him are Gavrilo Princip (1894). After him are Sokollu Mehmed Pasha (1505), Rüstem Pasha (1500), Ivo Andrić (1892), Ante Pavelić (1889), Alija Izetbegović (1925), Goran Bregović (1950), Emir Kusturica (1954), Tvrtko I of Bosnia (1338), Lala Mustafa Pasha (1500), and Vladimir Prelog (1906).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among military personnels born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ratko Mladić ranks 1After him are Slobodan Praljak (1945), Vjekoslav Luburić (1914), Husein Gradaščević (1802), David Elazar (1925), Naser Orić (1967), Zdravko Tolimir (1948), and Rasim Delić (1949).