Mila Gojsalić (also traditionally "Mile Gojsalića") (died 1530) is a Croatian folk heroine.
According to tradition, her origins are from the village of Kostanje in the Dalmatian hinterland, and she was a distant descendant of Croatian king Gojslav. She lived in time of Ottoman wars in Croatia. In 1530, Ottoman Ahmed-pasha gathered an army of 10 000 men with a goal to conquer Poljica. He made a camp in a place called Podgrac (modern Podgrađe). Mila Gojsalić volunteered to sacrifice herself and lose her virginity to the Ahmed-pasha in order to be able to infiltrate the Turkish camp and blow up the munitions stockpile, killing Ahmed-pasha and numerous officers and soldiers. That act completely surprised and confused remaining Turkish soldiers who were then overrun by people of Poljica.
In her birthplace, every summer there is a cultural manifestation called The days of Mila Gojsalić. Her house is still in the village and is completely renewed.
- Prosperov Novak, Slobodan (29 September 2007). "MILA GOJSALIĆ: Zašto je prešućena poljička Jeanne d'Arc". Retrieved December 21, 2010.
- Kulturno ljeto: DANI MILE GOJSALIĆ - Kostanje 2007. (in Croatian)
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