Ivo Perišin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ivo Perišin
Speaker of the Croatian Parliament[a]
In office
April 1974 – 1978
Prime Minister Jakov Sirotković
Preceded by Jakov Blažević
Succeeded by Jakov Blažević
(as President of the Presidency)
Jure Bilić
(as Speaker of Parliament)
President of the Executive Council of SR Croatia
In office
December 1971 – April 1974
President Jakov Blažević
Preceded by Dragutin Haramija
Succeeded by Jakov Sirotković
54th Mayor of Split
In office
Preceded by Ante Zelić
Succeeded by Jakša Miličić
Personal details
Born 4 July 1925
Kaštel Kambelovac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died 30 October 2008 (aged 83)
Zagreb, Croatia
Political party League of Communists of Yugoslavia
Alma mater University of Zagreb
University of Belgrade
Profession Economist
^a The Speaker of the Parliament was the head of state of Croatia between 6 February 1953 and 8 May 1974.

Ivo Perišin (4 July 1925 – 30 October 2008) was a Croatian economist, politician and academician. He held various senior governmental posts in the Socialist Republic of Croatia in the 1970s and was mayor of Split, Croatia from 1965 to 1967.

In 1949, Perišin graduated from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Economics. He continued studies at the University of Belgrade, and defended his doctoral thesis at the Belgrade Faculty of Economics in 1959.[1]

From 1956 he was a professor of economics at the University of Zagreb. From 1965 to 1967 he was the Mayor of Split. He served as the governor of the National Bank of Yugoslavia from 1 November 1969 to 31 December 1971. He was President of the Assembly of SR Croatia from 1974 to 1978.

He was admitted as full member of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts (today Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts) on 17 May 1990.


Political offices
Preceded by
Jakov Blažević
Speaker of the Croatian Parliament
April 1974 – 1978
Succeeded by
Jakov Blažević
as President of the Presidency
Succeeded by
Jure Bilić
as Speaker of Parliament
Preceded by
Dragutin Haramija
Prime Minister of Croatia
December 1971 – April 1974
Succeeded by
Jakov Sirotković
Preceded by
Ante Zelić
Mayor of Split
1965 - 1967
Succeeded by
Jakša Miličić