Stjepan Mesić

President of Croatia (2000-2010)

Stjepan Mesić is a Croatian politician who served as the second President of Croatia from 2000-2010. Before serving two five-year terms as president, he was the first Prime Minister of Croatia (1990) after multi-party elections, the last President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia (1991) and consequently Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement (1991), as well as Speaker of the Croatian Parliament (1992–1994), a judge in Našice and mayor of his home town of Orahovica.