Stjepan Kljuić (born 19 December 1939) is a Bosnian Croat former politician who was the Croat Member of the Presidency of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina before and during the Bosnian War. Kljuić was also the President of the Croatian Democratic Union.
|Croat Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
20 December 1990 – 5 October 1996
Serving with Franjo Boras (1990–1993)
Ivo Komšić (1993–1996)
|Preceded by||Office established|
|Succeeded by||Krešimir Zubak (as member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina)|
|Born||19 December 1939|
Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
|Political party||Union of Social Democrats (2013–present)|
|Social Democratic Union (2002–2013) |
Republican Party (1994–2002)
Croatian Democratic Union (1990–1994)
Upon founding it, from 1992 until 1997, Kljuić was the first President of the Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina as well.
Kljuić was the Croat Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a founding member of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ BiH) party in 1990. He served as the president of the HDZ BiH and protested that Croats should support the elected government of Alija Izetbegović.
Upon founding the Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992, Kljuić was elected its first president. In 1994, he founded his own party, the Republican Party, a multi-ethnic, pro-Bosnia party. He stood as the party's candidate for the Croat member of the Presidency in the 2002 general election, but failed to be elected.
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