Josip Friščić

Josip Friščić
President of the Croatian Peasant Party
In office
17 December 2005  28 January 2012
Preceded by Zlatko Tomčić
Succeeded by Branko Hrg
Vice president of Croatian Parliament
In office
Prefect of county Koprivnica-Križevci
In office
Succeeded by Darko Koren
Member of Croatian Parliament from 2nd electoral district
In office
Personal details
Born (1949-08-15)15 August 1949
Subotica Podravska near Rasinja, SFR Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Died 23 January 2016(2016-01-23) (aged 66)
Political party Croatian Peasant Party

Josip Friščić (15 August 1949 – 23 January 2016) was a Croatian politician. He was a leader of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) and vice president of Croatian Parliament from 2008.

Friščić joined the party in 1992 and subsequently established many local branches. After many years of active political work, he was elected as president of the party in 2005. His party was crucial to the formation of a center-right government after parliamentary elections in 2007. He resigned in 2012. He was suffering from a rare form of cancer, and died on 23 January 2016.[1][2]


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Party political offices
Preceded by
Zlatko Tomčić
President of Croatian Peasant Party
December 2005 – January 2012
Succeeded by
Branko Hrg
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