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Ivan Vekić
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Ivan Vekić in September 2011
Minister of the Interior
In office
17 July 1991 – 15 April 1992
President Franjo Tuđman
Prime Minister Franjo Gregurić
Preceded by Onesin Cvitan
Succeeded by Ivan Jarnjak
Personal details
Born (1938-10-18)18 October 1938
Poljica near Vrgorac, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died 17 December 2014(2014-12-17) (aged 76)
Osijek, Croatia
Political party Hrvatska Straža
Other political
affiliations
Croatian Democratic Union (1989–2003)
Only Croatia (2007)
Profession Lawyer
Awards Order of Ante Starčević
Military service
Allegiance  Croatia
Branch/service Croatian Army
Years of service 1991–1995
Rank Colonel
Commands Croatian Police
Battles/wars Croatian War of Independence

Ivan Vekić (18 October 1938 – 17 December 2014) was a Croatian politician and lawyer. He was one of the founders of the Croatian Democratic Union and served as the Croatian Minister of Interior during the Croatian War of Independence.


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