Krešimir Zubak (pronounced [krěʃimir zûbaːk]; born 25 January 1947) is a Bosnian Croat politician. At the beginning of the Bosnian War in 1992, he joined the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Krešimir Zubak
Kresimir Zubak at the Sarajevo Air Force Base - Flickr - The Central Intelligence Agency (cropped).jpg
4th Croat member of the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
5 October 1996 – 15 November 1998
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byAnte Jelavić
President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
31 May 1994 – 18 March 1997
Vice PresidentEjup Ganić
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byVladimir Šoljić
Personal details
Born (1947-01-25) 25 January 1947 (age 72)
Doboj, FPR Yugoslavia
Political partyNew Croatian Initiative (1998−)
Croatian Democratic Union (1992−1998)

After Mate Boban left the position of president of the Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia, Zubak succeeded him. Under Zubak the Croatian Defence Council and ARBIH established peaceful relations and Washington agreement was signed. He later served as the inaugural president of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and was a member of the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He later founded the New Croatian Initiative.[1]


  1. ^ Cuvalo, Ante (2010). The A to Z of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 52.

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