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Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
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4th President of Croatia
In office
19 February 2015 – 18 February 2020
Prime Minister Zoran Milanović
Tihomir Orešković
Andrej Plenković
Preceded by Ivo Josipović
Succeeded by Zoran Milanović
Assistant Secretary General of NATO for Public Diplomacy
In office
4 July 2011 – 2 October 2014
Preceded by Stefanie Babst (Acting)
Succeeded by Ted Whiteside (Acting)
Ambassador of Croatia to the United States
In office
8 March 2008 – 4 July 2011
Preceded by Neven Jurica
Succeeded by Vice Skračić (Acting)
9th Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
In office
17 February 2005 – 12 January 2008
Prime Minister Ivo Sanader
Preceded by Miomir Žužul (Foreign Affairs)
Herself (European Affairs)
Succeeded by Gordan Jandroković
3rd Minister of European Affairs
In office
23 December 2003 – 16 February 2005
Prime Minister Ivo Sanader
Preceded by Neven Mimica
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Born
Kolinda Grabar

29 April 1968 (1968-04-29) (age 53)
Rijeka, Socialist Republic of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Political party Croatian Democratic Union (1993–2015)
Independent (2015–present)
Spouse(s) Jakov Kitarović (1996–present)
Children Katarina
Luka
Relatives Branko Grabar (father)
Dubravka Grabar (mother)
Alma mater University of Zagreb
Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović ( born 29 April 1968) is a Croatian politician and diplomat. She was the 4th President of Croatia from 2015 to 2020. She is the first woman to be elected to the office. At 46 years of age, she also became the youngest person to assume the presidency.

In 2020, she lost her re-election bid to Zoran Milanović.

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