Osijek Oblast

The Osijek Oblast (Croatian: Osječka oblast) was an administrative division of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. It existed from 1922 to 1929 and its capital was the city of Osijek.

Osijek Oblast
Osječka oblast  (Croatian)
Oblast of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
1922–1929
CapitalOsijek
Area 
• estimate
13,394 km2 (5,171 sq mi)
Population 
• estimate
775,823
History
History 
• Vidovdan Constitution
1922
• Royal dictatorship
1929
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Bjelovar-Križevci
Virovitica County
Požega County
Sava Banovina
Today part ofCroatia

Oblast electionsEdit

Elections to oblasts were held once on January 23, 1927.

Parties Representatives From Osijek Percentage
Croatian Peasant Party 59 1 76.6%
Independent Democratic Party 11 - 14.3%
Croatian Federalist Peasant Party 3 3 3.9%
People's Radical Party 2 1 2.6%
Croatian Party of Rights 1 - 1.3%
Independent Democratic Party dissidents 1 - 1.3%
Total[1] 77 5 100.0%

Veliki županEdit

The oblast was headed by a veliki župan (Slovenian for "Great mayor"). These were:[2]

  • Franjo Gabrek (1922 – 1924)
  • Ante Perković (1924 – 1925)
  • Ljudevit Gaj (1925 – 1927)
  • Radmilo Vujović (1927 – 1928)
  • Ladislav Hanžeković (1928 – 1929)
  • Juraj Kučić (1929)
  • Ante Perković (1929)

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