List of Bosnian and Herzegovinian people

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This is a list of Bosnians and Herzegovinians (including those of contemporary Bosniak, Croat, Serb and other ethnicities):

Arts[edit]

Fine arts[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Composition[edit]

Theatre and performing arts[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Popular culture[edit]

Film, radio and television[edit]

Music[edit]

Politicians and historical figures[edit]

Medieval Bosnian state 1154–1463[edit]

Bogutović Family[edit]

  • 14th century Đurađ Bogutović – the son of Vojvoda Bogut and the 14th century nobleman, grandfather of Herak Heraković, the founding father of the Petrović-Njegoš and Heraković-Popović families of the Njeguši tribe

Borić Dynasty[edit]

Hrvatinić Family[edit]

Kulinić Dynasty[edit]

Kotromanić Dynasty[edit]

Kings:

Queens:

Kosača Family[edit]

  • Sandalj Hranić, Sandalj Hranić Kosača, 1370–1435, medieval nobleman from the House of Kosača.
  • Stjepan Vukčić Kosača a.k.a. Duke of Saint Sava, Herceg Stjepan Kosača, Vojvoda of Hum (Herzegovina) – father of Bosnian Queen, Katarina Kosača Kotromanić
  • Vlatko Vuković, Vlatko Vuković Kosača, died 1392, medieval nobleman from the House of Kosača

Ottoman rule 1463–1878[edit]

Austro-Hungarian occupation 1878–1918[edit]

Kingdom of Yugoslavia 1918–1941[edit]

World War II[edit]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1943–1991[edit]

Presidents of the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1943–1990[edit]

  • Kecmanović, Vojislav Đedo – (25 November 1943 – November 1946)
  • Pucar, Đuro Stari – (November 1946 – September 1948)
  • Šegrt, Vlado – (September 1948 – March 1953)
  • Pucar, Đuro Stari – (December 1953 – June 1963)
  • Dugonjić, Rato – (June 1963–1967)
  • Bijedić, Džemal – (1967–1971)
  • Pozderac, Hamdija – (1971 – May 1974)
  • Dugonjić, Rato – (May 1974 – April 1978)
  • Dizdarević, Raif – (April 1978 – April 1982)
  • Mikulić, Branko – (April 1982 – 26 April 1984)
  • Renovica, Milanko – (26 April 1984 – 26 April 1985.)
  • Mesihović, Munir – (26 April 1985 – April 1987)
  • Andrić, Mato – (April 1988 – April 1989)
  • Filipović, Nikola – (April 1988 – April 1989)
  • Piljak, Obrad – (April 1989 – December 1990)

Prime ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1945–1990[edit]

Bosnian presidents since 1990[edit]

Other political figures since 1943[edit]

  • Adnan Terzić – politician, former Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Boris Tadić – President of the Republic of Serbia
  • Cvijetin Mijatović a.k.a. Majo – politician and one-time President of the Collective Presidency of the SFR Yugoslavia
  • Irfan Ljubijankić – surgeon, composer, politician and diplomat
  • Jovan Divjak – general of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the 1992–1995 war, poet
  • Mladen Ivanić – politician and diplomat
  • Nikola Špirić – politician, Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Stjepan Šiber – Deputy Commander of the B&H Army during the 1992–1995 conflict
  • Vladimir Dedijer – a Partisan fighter, politician, and historian
  • Zlatko Lagumdžija – politician and diplomat
  • Zoran Đinđić – prime minister of the Republic of Serbia, Mayor of Belgrade, and the philosopher

Sportspeople[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Chess[edit]

Football[edit]

Foreign footballers of Bosnian origin[edit]

– Croatian national team

– Serbian national team

– Swedish national team

– Austrian national team

– German national team

  • Marko Marin – midfielder Sevilla and German national team

– Swiss national team

– Slovenian national team

Handball[edit]

Martial arts/boxing[edit]

  • Adnan Redžović – super heavyweight kickboxer, boxer, and WKA Thaiboxing European and world champion
  • Amel Mekić – judo
  • Anton Josipović – boxing, light heavyweight gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Armin Mrkanovic – kickboxing
  • Arnela Odžaković – karate, 5th place at 2006 World Championship
  • Dževad Poturak – retired super heavyweight kickboxer and former WKA European Champion and K-1 Fighting Network Prague 2007 tournament Champion
  • Hamid Guska – boxing coach
  • Marijan Beneš – boxing, gold medal at the 1973 European Championship
  • Adnan Ćatić – boxing, reigning IBF world champion, former WBO champion, and a two time former WBA champion
  • Muamer Tufekčić – kickboxer
  • Jasmin Hasić – super heavyweight boxer best known for winning Bronze Medal at the European Junior Championships 2007 in Sombor

Tennis[edit]

Other prominent people[edit]

  • Adil Zulfikarpašić – businessman, one-time politician, and philanthropist, founder of the Bosniak Institute in Sarajevo
  • Alija Sirotanović – Bosnian coal-miner, worker-hero, his face was on the 10 and 20000 dinar banknotes
  • Boris Tadić – President of Serbia
  • Branko Crvenkovski – Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2002 to 2004, then President of the Republic of Macedonia from 2004 to 2009.
  • Dr. Eso Sadiković – doctor of medicine
  • Emerik Blum – founder of Energoinvest, former Mayor of Sarajevo, arguably the most successful and influential businessman in the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Fikret Hodžić - Bosnian bodybuilder
  • Kemal Curić - automobile designer known best for his work at Ford, where he was responsible for numerous concept and production cars
  • Inga Peulich – Australian politician born in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Omer Halilhodžić – automobile designer responsible for the styling of the 2004 Mitsubishi Colt, and the concept cars which preceded it: CZ2, CZ3, CZ3 cabriolet, and CZT. He has since penned the Mitsubishi Concept Sportback, and the Mitsubishi Concept X, which presages the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X production car.
  • Mila Mulroney – wife of the 18th Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney
  • Tijana Arnautović – Miss World Canada 2004, model
  • Vladimir Ćorović – historian
  • Zoran Đinđić – former Prime Minister of Serbia
  • Nijaz Ibrulj – philosopher and a professor at the University of Sarajevo
  • Faruk Čaklovica – Professor of Bromatology and Rector of the University of Sarajevo
  • Željko Topić, Croatian civil servant and Vice-President of the European Patent Office born in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Infamous people[edit]

See also[edit]