Hamdija Pozderac, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Hamdija Pozderac

Bosnian Yugoslav politician and academic

Date of Birth: 15-Jan-1924

Place of Birth: Cazin, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of Death: 07-Apr-1988

Profession: politician, political commissar

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Hamdija Pozderac

  • Hamdija Pozderac (15 January 1924 – 7 April 1988) was a Yugoslav communist politician and the president of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1971 to 1974.
  • He was a vice president of the former Yugoslavia in the late 1980s, and was in line to become the president of Yugoslavia just before he was forced to resign from politics in 1987.Pozderac was considered one of the most influential and powerful politicians in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the communist era.
  • His removal from the political scene in the late 1980s is today considered one of the most controversial events that preceded the Bosnian War.
  • He was removed due to the Agrokomerc Affair of 1987, which the Yugoslav press compared to the American Watergate scandal.

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