Josip Friščić

Josip Friščić (15 August 1949 – 23 January 2016) was a Croatian politician. He was a leader of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) and vice president of Croatian Parliament from 2008.

Josip Friščić
Josip Friščić 25-06-09.jpg
President of the Croatian Peasant Party
In office
17 December 2005 – 28 January 2012
Preceded byZlatko Tomčić
Succeeded byBranko Hrg
Vice president of Croatian Parliament
In office
Prefect of county Koprivnica-Križevci
In office
Succeeded byDarko Koren
Member of Croatian Parliament from 2nd electoral district
In office
Personal details
Born(1949-08-15)15 August 1949
Subotica Podravska near Rasinja, SFR Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Died23 January 2016(2016-01-23) (aged 66)
Political partyCroatian Peasant Party

Friščić joined the party in 1992 and subsequently established many local branches. After many years of active political work, he was elected as president of the party in 2005. His party was crucial to the formation of a center-right government after parliamentary elections in 2007. He resigned in 2012. He was suffering from a rare form of cancer, and died on 23 January 2016.[1][2]


  1. ^ Biography: Josip Friščić Archived 2008-05-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Umro Josip Friščić". Retrieved 2016-01-25.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Josip Friščić at Wikimedia Commons

Party political offices
Preceded by
Zlatko Tomčić
President of Croatian Peasant Party
December 2005 – January 2012
Succeeded by
Branko Hrg