Niko Koprivica

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Niko Koprivica (1889, Cavtat – 25 October 1944, Dubrovnik) was a politician of the Croatian Peasant Party who was mayor of Dubrovnik in the final days of the Independent State of Croatia. He was a lawyer by profession.[1]

Koprivica was admitted to the Catholic Church's Order of St. Gregory the Great in 1926.[2] He was a member of the Brethren of the Croatian Dragon and held the title of Dragon of Cavtat within the organization.[3]

Koprivice was selected by the city council to be mayor on 13 October 1944.[2] He was killed by Yugoslav Partisans as a collaborationist on 25 October 1944.[citation needed] He was interred on 10 October 2008 following a funeral mass at the Assumption Cathedral in Dubrovnik.[2]

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  1. ^ Udruga Daksa 1944./1945. podignula kaznenu prijavu za ratne zločine, dubrovacki-list.hr; accessed 12 August 2015.(Croatian)
  2. ^ a b c Dubrovnik: Pokopani posmrtni ostatci nekadašnjeg gradonačelnika dr. Koprivice, Glas Dalmacije, glasdalmacije.hr; accessed 12 August 2015.(Croatian)
  3. ^ Zmajske vijesti, braca-hrvatskoga-zmaja.hr; accessed 12 August 2015.(Croatian) (pg. 47)