Sulejman Tihić

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Sulejman Tihić
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Suljeman Tihić at EPP Summit in October 2009
Bosniak Member of the House of Peoples
In office
20 May 2011 – 20 September 2014
Prime Minister Vjekoslav Bevanda
Constituency III electoral district
4th Bosniak Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
5 October 2002 – 6 November 2006
Preceded by Beriz Belkić
Succeeded by Haris Silajdžić
Personal details
Born (1951-11-26)26 November 1951
Bosanski Šamac, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Died 25 September 2014(2014-09-25) (aged 62)
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nationality Bosniak
Political party SDA
Occupation Politician
Religion Sunni Islam

Sulejman Tihić[pronunciation?] (26 November 1951 – 25 September 2014) was a Bosniak politician, a leading member of Party of Democratic Action (SDA).

Tihić was born in the town of Bosanski Šamac in northern Bosnia. He obtained a degree from the Sarajevo Law School. In 1990, he was one of the founding members of the Party of Democratic Action.

On 13 October 2001, Tihić was chosen to succeed Alija Izetbegović as head of the SDA party. He was elected to the Presidency on 5 October 2002. He won the elections once more in 2005.

He was chairman of the House of Peoples of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 14 November 2007 to 14 July 2008.

Francis A. Boyle stated in his correspondence to the public that Sulejman Tihić and Sakib Softić[1] had ordered the restitution request from his original lawsuit in the Bosnian Genocide Case to be voided, thereby returning a favor to his coalition partners Alliance of Independent Social Democrats in Republika Srpska.

Illness and death[edit]

He died on 25 September 2014. The cause was a long and severe disease.[2]


  1. ^ "BH DEMANDS TO ICJ". Sense Tribunal. 2006-04-24. Retrieved 2010-10-31. Sakib Softić, chief legal representative of BiH at the ICJ 
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