Milan Kujundžić

Milan Kujundžić (pronounced [mǐlan kujǔndʒitɕ]; born 27 April 1957) is a Croatian physician and politician who served as Minister of Health in the Cabinet of Andrej Plenković between 2016 and 2020.

Milan Kujundžić
Osnivacka skupstina hrvatske zore Milan Kujundžić.jpg
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
29 January 2020
Prime MinisterAndrej Plenković
ConstituencyX electoral district
Minister of Health
In office
19 October 2016 – 28 January 2020
Prime MinisterAndrej Plenković
Preceded byDario Nakić
Succeeded byVili Beroš
Personal details
Born (1957-04-27) 27 April 1957 (age 63)
Ivanbegovina near Imotski, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Political partyCroatian Democratic Union (1992–2013; 2016–present)
Other political
affiliations
Spouse(s)
Tatjana Kujundžić (m. 1982)
Children2
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Alma materUniversity of Zagreb
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionPhysician (gastroenterologist)
WebsiteOfficial website

CareerEdit

Kujundžić was born in the village of Ivanbegovina near Imotski, Croatia. He graduated from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in 1982 and obtained his Ph.D. in medicine in 1992.[1]

Since 2005, Kujundžić serves as a head-master of Clinical Hospital Dubrava.

Political careerEdit

From 2004 to 2005, Kujundžić served as assistant of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare.

A longtime member of Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), he resigned from the party following his defeat in party chairmanship election in May 2012, which was won by Tomislav Karamarko. Kujundžić then founded a right-wing political party Croatian Dawn, established in July 2013 but returned to HDZ in 2016.

In 2012, Kujundžić was a candidate for the president of the Croatian Democratic Union, and in the 20 May 2012 election he came in second after Tomislav Karamarko. In the presidential election in 2014, he was a candidate for the president, but was defeated with conquered 6.3 percent of the vote.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Milan Kujundžić, životopis (biografija)" (in Croatian). Archived from the original on 11 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.

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