Đurđa Adlešič

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Đurđa Adlešič
Đurđa Adlešič 25-06-09.jpg
Member of Croatian Parliament from 2nd electoral district
In office
22 October 2010 – 22 December 2011
Deputy Prime Minister
In office
12 January 2008 – 12 October 2010
Prime Minister Ivo Sanader (2008–2009)
Jadranka Kosor (2009–2010)
Personal details
Born August 9, 1947
Bjelovar, Socialist Republic of Croatia, Yugoslavia
Political party Independent
(previously HSLS)
Alma mater University of Banja Luka
Religion Roman Catholic

Đurđa Adlešič[pronunciation?] (also Đurđa Adlešić; born April 18, 1960 in Bjelovar, Croatia) is a former Croatian politician and former leader of center-right Croatian Social Liberal Party.

Adlešić entered politics in 1990 and was one of the founders of Croatian Social Liberal Party in her hometown. She became an MP in 1995. In 2000, she won her second term and became the vice-president of the party. In 2001 she became the mayor of Bjelovar. In 2003 she won her third term in the Parliament, and was reelected as mayor in 2005. She served as the president of the Croatian Social Liberal party from 2006 to 2009.

In 2011, Adlešič retired from active politics.[citation needed]

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Ivan Čehok (as president of HSLS)
President of Croatian Social Liberal Party
11 February 2006 – 14 November 2009
Succeeded by
Darinko Kosor
Preceded by
Zlatko Benašić (as president of LS)