Mladen I Šubić of Bribir

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Mladen Šubić ruled from Klis Fortress

Mladen I Šubić of Bribir (Croatian: Mladen I Šubić Bribirski) (died 1304) was a member of the Croatian noble family Šubić, at the end of 13th and beginning of the 14th century.[1]

He was a brother of a famous ban of Croatia Paul I Šubić of Bribir, who appointed Mladen as a commissar of dalmatinan city of Split, along with Klis Fortress.

After Paul I Šubić declared himself as "Dominus of Bosnia" in 1299, he gave to Mladen I the title of Bosnian Ban. Stephen Kotroman had resisted the growth of Šubić's power in Bosnia, but had lost by 1300 most control over Bosnia to Mladen I Šubić. After 1302 all of Bosnia was under House of Šubić. Mladen I controlled most of it, and small part of Bosnia land (the Lower Edges) was ruled by Prince Hrvatin Stjepanić, who was a vassal of the House of Šubić, which was confirmed by Charles I of Hungary. Bosnian Ban Mladen I Šubić had started a campaign in Bosnia to exterminate the adherents of the Bosnian Church – the Bogumils. In religious conflict Mladen was killed in a battle during 1304.[1] He was inherited by his nephew Mladen II Šubić, who needed help, so Pavao I Šubić himself had to lead an Army to crush the resistance in Bosnia. In 1305 Pavao I took the title of Lord of all of Bosnia (totius Bosniae dominus).

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  1. ^ a b Fine, John Van Antwerp (1994). The Late Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest. Michigan: The University of Michigan Press. p. 276. ISBN 0-472-08260-4. 
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Paul I Šubić
Ban of Bosnia (Dominus)
1299–1304
Succeeded by
Mladen II Šubić