FRANJO TUDJMAN Biography - Polititians


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Name: Franjo Tudjman                                                                 
Born: 14 May 1922 Veliko Trgovišće, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes         
Died: 10 December 1999 Dubrava clinic, Zagreb, Croatia                               
Franjo Tudjman (May 14, 1922 - December 10, 1999) was the first president of         
Croatia in the 1990s.                                                               
Tudjman's political party HDZ (Hrvatska Demokratska Zajednica, Croatian             
Democratic Union) won the first post-communist multi-party elections in 1990 and     
he became the president of the country. A year later he proclaimed the Croatian     
declaration of independence. He was reelected twice and remained in power until     
his death in late 1999. In English, his surname is usually spelled Tudjman.