Josip Manolić

Croatian politician (1920–2024)

Josip Manolić (22 March 1920 – 15 April 2024) was a Croatian politician. He was the Prime Minister of Croatia from 24 August 1990 to 17 July 1991.[1][2]

Josip Manolić
Josip Manolić in 2011
2nd[a] Prime Minister of Croatia
In office
24 August 1990 – 17 July 1991
PresidentFranjo Tuđman
Preceded byStjepan Mesić
Succeeded byFranjo Gregurić
1st Speaker of the Chamber of Counties
In office
22 March 1993 – 23 May 1994
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byKatica Ivanišević
Personal details
Born(1920-03-22)22 March 1920
Kalinovac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died15 April 2024(2024-04-15) (aged 104)
Zagreb, Croatia
Political partyCroatian Independent Democrats
Other political
League of Communists of Yugoslavia (until 1989)
Croatian Democratic Union (1989–1994)
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
OccupationPoliceman, politician
Military service
Allegiance Yugoslavia
Branch/serviceYugoslav Partisans
UnitOZNA 2
CommandsOZNA 2
Battles/warsWorld War II
^a Counting from the 1990 Croatian parliamentary election. 14th Croatian prime minister overall.

Manolić died on 15 April 2024 in Zagreb, Croatia at the age of 104.[3]


  1. "Executive Power:President of the Republic". Homepage of the Republic of Croatia. Croatian Academic and Research Network - CARNet. Retrieved 19 July 2010.
  2. "Druga vlada" (in Croatian). Croatian Information-Documentation Referral Agency. Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  3. "Umro je Joža Manolić". Retrieved 15 April 2024.