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Krajišnik in 1996
|4th Serb Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
5 October 1996 – 13 October 1998
|Prime Minister||Hasan Muratović|
|Preceded by||Tatjana Ljujić-Mijatović|
|Succeeded by||Živko Radišić|
|1st Speaker of the National Assembly of Republika Srpska|
24 October 1991 – 19 October 1996
|Preceded by||Office established|
|Succeeded by||Dragan Kalinić|
|Member of the Presidency of Republika Srpska|
2 June 1992 – 17 December 1992
|Prime Minister||Branko Đerić|
|13th Speaker of the People's Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
20 December 1990 – 25 January 1992
|Prime Minister||Jure Pelivan|
|Preceded by||Zlatan Karavdić|
|Succeeded by||Mariofil Ljubić|
20 January 1945|
Sarajevo, Independent State of Croatia
|Died||15 September 2020
Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Citizenship||Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Political party||Serb Democratic Party|
|Residence||Pale, Istočno Sarajevo, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Alma mater||University of Sarajevo|
Momčilo Krajišnik (Serbian Cyrillic: Момчило Крајишник; 20 January 1945 – 15 September 2020) was a Bosnian Serb politician.
Along with Radovan Karadžić, he co-founded the Bosnian Serb nationalist Serb Democratic Party (SDS).
Between 1990 and 1992, he was speaker of the People's Assembly of Republika Srpska. Between June and December 1992, he was member of the expanded Presidency of Republika Srpska.
After the Bosnian War, he was elected Serb member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the September 1996.
In 2006, Krajišnik was found guilty of committing crimes against humanity during the Bosnian War (1992–95) by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and was sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment. H
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Krajišnik (sitting far right) alongside (from left to right) Pope John Paul II, Alija Izetbegović and Krešimir Zubak in 1997.
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