List of Croatian Americans

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This is a list of notable Croatian Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Croatian American or must have references showing they are Croatian American and are notable.


Academics[edit]

Artists[edit]

Entertainers[edit]

Actors[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Screenwriters, directors, and producers[edit]

Youtubers[edit]

Military personnel[edit]

  • Sylvester Antolak - US Army Sergeant, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Paul William Bucha - US Army Captain, recipient of the Medal of Honor; highly decorated American Vietnam War veteran; foreign policy adviser to Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign
  • Louis Cukela - recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Albert A. Francovich - Navy Cross recipient
  • Rade Grbitch - US Navy, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Ron Kovic - US Marine Corps, Vietnam War veteran; peace activist
  • Leonard Matlovich - US Air Force, recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star; Vietnam War veteran and first publicly gay person to appear on TIME magazine's cover
  • Richard Marcinko - U.S. Navy SEAL commander and Vietnam War veteran
  • Michael J. Novosel - US Army Chief Warrant Officer, recipient of the Medal Of Honor; veteran of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War
  • Ivan L. Slavich, Jr. - United States Army colonel
  • Peter Tomich - US Navy Chief Watertender, WWII recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • John J. Tominac - US Army First Lieutenant, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Albert Vadas - US Navy, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Donald W. Wolf - Navy Cross recipient

Politicians[edit]

Scientists, inventors and engineers[edit]

Sportspeople[edit]

Writers[edit]

Others[edit]

References[edit]

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