Borjana Krišto

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Borjana Krišto
Deputy Chairman of the House of Represantive of Parliamentary Asambly of Bosnia and Hercegovina
Assumed office
Prime Minister Denis Zvizdić
Croat Member of the House of Peoples
In office
20 May 2011 – 20 Septembar 2014
Prime Minister Vjekoslav Bevanda
Constituency I electoral district
8th President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
22 February 2007 – 17 March 2011
Vice President Mirsad Kebo
Spomenka Mičić
Preceded by Niko Lozančić
Succeeded by Živko Budimir
Personal details
Born (1961-08-13) 13 August 1961 (age 56)
Livno, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Political party Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Borjana Krišto (born August 13, 1961 in Livno, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia) is a Bosnian Croat politician, affiliated with the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina. She is the former president of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina – one of two political entities to compose Bosnia and Herzegovina – from February 22, 2007 to March 17, 2011. She was also the first woman to hold the position.[1] In June 2011, she was one of the candidates for nomination to the position of Prime Minister. Out of three candidates she came in third place when ranked by the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[2]

Early life[edit]

Borjana Krišto grew up and attended elementary and high school in Livno. She graduated from law school from the University of Banja Luka in Banja Luka. In 2001, in Sarajevo she passed the bar exam.


  1. ^ Stjepan Marković (22 February 2007). "Borjana Krišto postala prva predsjednica Federacije BiH" [Borjana Krišto becomes the first woman president of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina]. Nacional (weekly). Archived from the original on 30 June 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Bosnian presidency nominates PM to break stalemate

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