Kosta Nađ

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Kosta Nađ
Kosta Nađ (1).jpg
Born May 13, 1911
Petrovaradin, Austria-Hungary (now Serbia)
Died November 19, 1986(1986-11-19) (aged 75)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Allegiance Yugoslavia
Service/branch Yugoslav People's Army
Years of service 1941–74
Rank General of the Army
Battles/wars
Awards

Konstantin "Kosta" Nađ (Hungarian: Nagy Kosztá; 13 May 1911–19 November 1986) was a Yugoslav Partisan Army general that fought during World War II.

Nađ was born on 13 May 1911 in Petrovaradin, in the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia of Austria-Hungary. He fought as a volunteer in the Spanish Civil War (1936–39), and also played a prominent part in the Yugoslav People's Liberation War. His 3rd Army advanced through Yugoslavia and into Austria before the war ended.

Nađ was president of the Yugoslav Partisans' veteran association from 1974 to 1981. He died in Belgrade on 19 November 1986.

Commands[edit]

  • General Officer Commanding I Bosnian Corps - 1942 to 1943
  • General Officer Commanding III Corps - 1943 to 1944
  • General Officer Commanding 1st Army - 1945
  • General Officer Commanding 3rd Army - 1945