Stjepan Mesić

1934 - Today

Stjepan Mesić

Stjepan "Stipe" Mesić (pronounced [stjêpaːn stǐːpe měːsit͡ɕ]; born 24 December 1934) is a Croatian lawyer and politician who served as President of Croatia from 2000 to 2010. Before serving two five-year terms as president, he was Prime Minister of SR Croatia (1990) after the first multi-party elections, the last President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia (1991) and consequently 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 hometown of Orahovica.Mesić was a deputy in the Croatian Parliament in the 1960s, and was then absent from politics until 1990 when he joined the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), and was named President of the Executive Council (Prime Minister) of the Socialist Republic of Croatia (then still a constituent republic of the SFR Yugoslavia) after HDZ won the elections. His cabinet is, despite holding office before Croatia's independence, considered by the Government of Croatia to have been the first government cabinet of the current Croatian Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stjepan Mesić has received more than 259,396 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,427th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Stjepan Mesić ranks 1,421 out of 14,801Before him are Naram-Sin of Akkad, Henry II of Navarre, Chlodio, Phorcys, Totila, and Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans. After him are Senusret I, Abijah of Judah, Amon of Judah, Joachim Gauck, Leo von Caprivi, and Paul-Henri Spaak.

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Among people born in 1934, Stjepan Mesić ranks 26Before him are Manuel Noriega, Paul Ekman, Vavá, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Alexei Leonov, and Richard Chamberlain. After him are Paco Rabanne, Jacques Anquetil, Larisa Latynina, Pierre Richard, Leonid Kravchuk, and Richard Meier.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Stjepan Mesić ranks 22 out of 329Before him are Quintillus (220), Vuk Karadžić (1787), Constantius III (370), Draža Mihailović (1893), Novak Djokovic (1987), and Maximinus II (270). After him are Josip Jelačić (1801), Mátyás Rákosi (1892), Karađorđe (1768), Marina Abramović (1946), Stefan Lazarević (1374), and Krum (710).


Among politicians born in Serbia, Stjepan Mesić ranks 18Before him are Probus (232), Alexander I of Serbia (1876), Peter II of Yugoslavia (1923), Quintillus (220), Constantius III (370), and Maximinus II (270). After him are Mátyás Rákosi (1892), Karađorđe (1768), Stefan Lazarević (1374), Krum (710), Vojislav Koštunica (1944), and Nikola Pašić (1845).

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