Safet Halilović

Bosnian politician

Safet Halilović (3 April 1951 – 10 May 2017)[1] was a Bosnian politician and professor.

Safet Halilović
4th Minister of Human Rights and Refugees
In office
11 January 2007 – 12 January 2012
Prime MinisterNikola Špirić
Preceded byMirsad Kebo
Succeeded byDamir Ljubić
1st Minister of Civil Affairs
In office
23 December 2002 – 11 January 2007
Prime MinisterAdnan Terzić
Preceded bySvetozar Mihajlović (as Minister of Civil Affairs and Communication)
Succeeded bySredoje Nović
6th President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
1 January 2002 – 27 January 2003
Prime MinisterAlija Behmen
Preceded byKarlo Filipović
Succeeded byNiko Lozančić
Personal details
Born(1951-04-03)3 April 1951
Orahova, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Died10 May 2017(2017-05-10) (aged 66)
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
NationalityBosnian
Political partyParty for Bosnia and Herzegovina (1996–2017)
Other political
affiliations
Party of Democratic Action (1990–1996)
OccupationPolitician, professor

Halilović was President of "Renaissance", a Bosniak cultural association, from 1990 to 1992. He was President of the Bosniak Cultural Centre, Sarajevo from 1995 to 1998.

He was the 6th President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1 January 2002 until 27 January 2003. He was also the Minister of Civil Affairs from 23 December 2002 to 11 January 2007 and then Minister of Human Rights and Refugees from 11 January 2007 until 12 January 2012.

Halilović died in Sarajevo on 10 May 2017 at the age of 66.[2]

References

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  1. Death notice
  2. "Preminuo profesor i političar Safet Halilović" (in Bosnian). Klix.ba. 10 May 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2020.