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Stjepan Mesić
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2nd President of Croatia
In office
18 February 2000 – 18 February 2010
Prime Minister Ivica Račan
Ivo Sanader
Jadranka Kosor
Preceded by Zlatko Tomčić (as Acting President)
Franjo Tuđman (as President)
Succeeded by Ivo Josipović
13th President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia
In office
30 June 1991 – 6 December 1991
Prime Minister Ante Marković
Preceded by Sejdo Bajramović (acting)
Succeeded by Branko Kostić (acting)
President of the Executive Council of
SR Croatia
In office
30 May 1990 – 24 August 1990
President Franjo Tuđman
Preceded by Antun Milović
Succeeded by Josip Manolić (as Prime Minister)
12th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament
In office
7 September 1992 – 24 May 1994
Preceded by Žarko Domljan
Succeeded by Nedjeljko Mihanović
13th Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement
In office
30 June 1991 – 6 December 1991
Preceded by Borisav Jović
Succeeded by Branko Kostić
Personal details
Born 24 December 1934 (1934-12-24) (age 85)
Orahovica, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(now Croatia)
Political party Independent (2000–present)
Other political
League of Communists of Croatia (1955–1990)
Croatian Democratic Union (1990–1994)
Croatian Independent Democrats (1994–1997)
Croatian People's Party (1997–2000)
Spouse(s) Milka Mesić (née Dudunić)
Children Dunja
Alma mater University of Zagreb
Profession Lawyer

Stjepan "Stipe" Mesić (pronounced [stjêpaːn stǐːpe měːsit͡ɕ]; born 24 December 1934) is a Croatian politician. He served as the President of Croatia from 2000 to 2010. He was the last President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia (1991) and served as 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 home town of Orahovica.

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