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Politicians of Croatian ancestry / Političari Hrvatskog porijekla

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  • Nicholas J. Begich, US Congress (1932 - 1972)
    Nicholas died on Oct 15, 1972; plane crash in Alaska, where he was the congressman; Hal Boggs of LA was helping him campaign for re-election when the plane with the two congressmen and two other men we...
  • Néstor Kirchner Ostoic (1950 - 2010)
    President of Argentina from 25 May 2003 until 10 December 2007 Njegova sestra Alica Kircher u sadašnjoj je vladi ministrica Društvenoga razvitka. vidi
  • Radomiro Tomic Romero (1914 - 1992)
    Radomiro Tomic Romero (Calama, 7 de mayo de 1914 - Santiago, 3 de enero de 1992) fue un político chileno, candidato a la Presidencia de la República en la elección de 1970. Titulad...

This is a list of politicians of Croatian ancestry, serving in nations other than Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_politicians_of_Croatian_ancestry

North America

U.S.

  • Michael D. Antonovich - LA County Supervisor, 5th District, since 1980
  • Nick Begich - Fmr. U.S. Representative
  • Mark Begich - US Senator, Alaska and former Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska
  • Michael Bilandic - Fmr. Mayor of Chicago & Fmr. Illinois State Supreme Court Chief Justice
  • John Bonacic - New York state Senator
  • Mary Kay Budak - Indiana state Representative
  • Chris Gerlach - Minnesota state Senator
  • Jim Gerlach - U.S. Congressman
  • John Kasich - TV Host (Fmr. U.S. Representative)
  • Richard Kasunic - Pennsylvania state Senator
  • Dennis Kucinich - U.S. Representative from Ohio (Fmr. Mayor of Cleveland)
  • Lou Kusanovich - California State Senator
  • Mary Matalin - Political strategist and consultant
  • Rudy Perpich - Fmr. Governor of Minnesota
  • Peter S. Popovich - Fmr. Minnesota State Supreme Court Chief Justice
  • George Radanovich - U.S. Representative from California[1]
  • Augustus Daniel Splivalo - Fmr. California State Representative - (1871-73) Chilean-born
  • Michael Anthony Stepovich - Fmr. Governor of Alaska
  • Nick Stepovich - Alaska state Representative
  • Anthony Sertich - Majority leader, Minnesota House of Representatives
  • Tom Rukavina - Minnesota state Representative
  • Randy Vulakovich - Pennsylvania state Representative
  • Canada
  • Jan Brown - Fmr. Member of Canadian Parliament
  • Allan Kerpan - Fmr. Member of Canadian Parliament
  • Frank Krznaric - Timmins city council
  • Frank Mahovlich - Canadian Senator and NHL Hall of Famer
  • Joseph Mavrinac - Fmr. Mayor of Kirkland Lake (in Canada)
  • Janko Peric - Fmr. Member of Canadian Parliament
  • Peter Sekulic - Alberta Politician
  • John Sola - Ontario Politician
  • Roseanne Skoke - Fmr. Member of Canadian Parliament
  • David Stupich - B.C. Politician (Croatian father & Scottish mother)
  • Lynne Yelich - Member of Canadian Parliament

Latin America

Argentina

  • Jorge Milton Capitanich - Argentine Governor
  • Néstor Kirchner Ostoic - Former President of Argentina (Chilean mother of Croatian descent)
  • Juan Carlos Nadalich - Argentine Minister of Social Development
  • Alicia Kirchner Ostoic - Minister for Social Development
  • Roy Nikisch - Governor of Chaco, Argentina
  • Jorge Sobisch - Governor of Neuquén, Argentina
  • Jorge Banicevich - Argentine Senator

Chile

  • Alejandro Jadresic Marinovic - Chilean Energy minister, Engineer, Economist. Awarded the Order of Duke Trpimir of the Republic of Croatia.
  • Alex Avsolomovich - Chilean politician
  • Antonio Horvath Kiss - Chilean Senator
  • Baldo Prokurica Prokurica - Chilean Senator
  • Carolina Goic Boroevic - Chilean Deputy
  • Cedomil Lausic Glasinovic - MIR activist, Executed 1975
  • Domingo Yurac - Chilean Supreme Court Justice
  • Drago Vinko Gojanovic - Chilean communist, Executed 1973
  • Edmundo Pérez Zujovic - PDC, Minister of Finance, Interior & of Public Works. Assassinated 1971
  • Ingrid Antonijević - Chilean Minister (Economy, Promotion, & Reconstruction)
  • Leonor Ivanovic - First Lady of Chile
  • •Mario Berttolino Rendic - Chilean Deputy
  • Martín Zilic Hrepic - Chilean Minister (Education)
  • Pedro Vuskovic - Chilean Minister of Economy
  • Radomiro Tomic - Fmr. Chilean Deputy, Senator and Ambassador
  • Romy Schmidt Crnosija - Chilean Minister (Public Lands)
  • Sergio Espejo Yaksic - Chilean Minister (Transportation & Telecommunications)
  • Sergio Vuskovic - Politician, professor and writer
  • Vicente Merino Bielich - Fmr. acting president of Chile (1946) (Vice-President of Chile)
  • Yerko Ljubetic - Fmr. Chilean Minister
  • •Zarko Luksic - Chilean Deputy

Costa Rica

  • Francisco Orlich Bolmarcich - Fmr. President of Costa Rica

Peru

  • Cesar Bielich-Pomareda (1871-1950) - Peruvian Minister, Navy officer
  • Ismael Bielich-Flores - (1898-1966) Peruvian law academic, minister, senator, and politician.

Europe

  • Oliver Dulić - President of the National Assembly of Serbia
  • Ivana Dulić-Marković - Deputy Prime Minister in the Government of Serbia
  • Ivan Gašparovič - President of Slovakia (Croatian father)
  • Gustav Husák - President of Czechoslovakia (Croatian grandmother)
  • Josip Juratovic - Member of German Parliament
  • Fred Sinowatz - former Austrian chancellor
  • Norbert Darabos - Austrian defence minister
  • Lujo Tončić-Sorinj - Foreign Minister of Austria 1966–1968, Secretary General of the Council of Europe 1969–1974
  • Terezija Stoisits - since 2007 Volksanwaeltin (Ombudswoman), nominated by the Austrian Green Party

Oceania

  • James Belich - Fmr. Mayor of Wellington (New Zealand)
  • Natasha Stott Despoja - Australian Senator
  • Fred Gerbic - Fmr. Member of NZ Parliament
  • Shane Jones - NZ Member of Parliament (Croatian maternal line)
  • John Newman - Assassinated Australian politian, Martyr
  • Jaye Radisich - W.A. Legislative Assembly
  • Ljiljanna Ravlich - W.A. State Minister for Education and Training
  • Zed Seselja - Australian politician
  • Clem Simich - Member of NZ Parliament