Radovan Fuchs

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Radovan Fuchs
Minister of Science, Education and Sports
In office
2 July 2009 – 23 December 2011
Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor
Preceded by Dragan Primorac
Succeeded by Željko Jovanović
Personal details
Born (1953-09-05) 5 September 1953 (age 63)
Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia
Political party Democratic Centre (–2006)
Croatian Democratic Union
Alma mater University of Zagreb
Religion Roman Catholic

Radovan Fuchs (born 5 September 1953) is a Croatian scientist and former Minister of Science, Education and Sport.

Fuchs paternal grandfather, Hinko, was a grain merchant who emigrated to Croatia from Germany, while his paternal grandmother, Eugenia, was from Hungary.[1] The couple settled in Croatian region of Slavonia. His maternal grandparents were from Vela Luka. Fuchs is of Jewish descent.[1] His father converted to Catholicism, and Christmas and other Catholic holidays were always celebrated in the Fuchs household.[1] He is a relative, on his father side, of Croatian composer Vatroslav Lisinski.[1] Fuchs graduated in 1979 from the Veterinary Faculty at the University of Zagreb.[2] He received his master's degree in 1984 in the field of biomedicine. Fuchs obtained his Ph.D. diploma in 1988 on the biomedical center at Uppsala University in Sweden.[2] Dissertation which he defended was from the field of toxicology and pharmacology.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kalogjera-Brkić, Ivana (2009-07-26). "I'm not the minister because of the money, I already have my millions" (in Croatian). Jutarnji list. Retrieved 2010-07-15. 
  2. ^ a b "O Vladi RH - dr. sc. Radovan Fuchs". www.vlada.hr (in Croatian). Vlada Republike Hrvatske.