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The subdivisions of Croatia on the first level are the 20 counties (županija, pl. županije) and one city-county (grad, "city").
The Alliance of Primorje-Gorski Kotar (Primorsko-goranski savez or PGS) is a minor Croatian liberal regionalist political party of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.
Ante Pavelić (14 July 1889 – 28 December 1959) was a Croatian general and military dictator who founded and headed the fascist ultranationalist organization known as the Ustaše in 1929 and governed the Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH), a fascist Nazi puppet state built out of Yugoslavia by the authorities of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy, from 1941 to 1945.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Austrian Empire (Kaiserthum Oesterreich, modern spelling Kaisertum Österreich) was a Central European multinational great power from 1804 to 1919, created by proclamation out of the realms of the Habsburgs.
The Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 (Ausgleich, Kiegyezés) established the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
The Autonomist Party (Partito Autonomista; Autonomaška stranka) was an Italian-Dalmatianist political party in the Dalmatian political scene, that existed for around 70 years of the 19th century and until World War I. Its goal was to maintain the autonomy of the Kingdom of Dalmatia within the Austro-Hungarian Empire, as opposed to the unification with the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.
Žarko Domljan (born 14 September 1932) was the first Speaker of the Croatian Parliament following independence and the 11th speaker overall.
Željko Reiner (born 28 May 1953) is a Croatian physician, politician, university professor, member of The Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts and former Minister of Health and Social Welfare who served as the 10th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament since independence, and the 20th Speaker overall, from December 2015 until October 2016.
Ban was a noble title used in several states in Central and Southeastern Europe between the 7th century and the 20th century.
Bandić Milan 365 - Labour and Solidarity Party (Bandić Milan 365 - Stranka rada i solidarnosti) is a political party in Croatia founded by Milan Bandić and his associates.
The Banovina of Croatia or Banate of Croatia (Banovina Hrvatska, Бановина Хрватска) was an autonomous province (banovina) of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between 1939 and 1941.
Banski dvori (Ban's Court) is a historical building on the west side of St. Mark's Square in Zagreb, Croatia.
A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.
Božo Petrov (born 16 October 1979) is a Croatian politician and psychiatrist who served as the 11th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament since independence, and the 21st Speaker overall, from 14 October 2016 until 4 May 2017.
Boris Šprem (14 April 1956 – 30 September 2012) was a Croatian politician who was the 18th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament from 2011 to 2012.
The Bosnian Democratic Party of Croatia (Bošnjačka demokratska stranka Hrvatske, BDSH) is a left wing Croatian political party representing the Bosniak minority.
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
The breakup of Yugoslavia occurred as a result of a series of political upheavals and conflicts during the early 1990s.
The Bridge of Independent Lists (Most nezavisnih lista, Most) is a political party in Croatia founded in 2012.
Buda was the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Hungary and since 1873 has been the western part of the Hungarian capital Budapest, on the west bank of the Danube.
The Fourteenth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Četrnaesta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) is the Croatian Government cabinet currently being led by Prime Minister Andrej Plenković.
The Third Government of the Republic of Croatia (Treća Vlada Republike Hrvatske) or The Government of National Unity (Croatian: Vlada nacionalnog jedinstva) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Franjo Gregurić.
The Fourth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Četvrta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Hrvoje Šarinić.
The Seventh Government of the Republic of Croatia (Sedma Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the first of two Croatian Government cabinets led by Prime Minister Ivica Račan.
The Eight Government of the Republic of Croatia (Osma Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the second of two Croatian Government cabinets led by Prime Minister Ivica Račan.
The Ninth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Deveta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the first of two Croatian Government cabinets led by Prime Minister Ivo Sanader.
The Tenth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Deseta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the second of two Croatian Government cabinets led by Prime Minister Ivo Sanader.
The Eleventh Government of the Republic of Croatia (Jedanaesta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor.
The Second Government of the Republic of Croatia (Druga Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Josip Manolić.
The Fifth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Peta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Nikica Valentić.
The First Government of the Republic of Croatia (Prva Vlada Republike Hrvatske) (from the date of formation until 25 July 1990 it was legally referred to as the 14th Executive Council of the Socialist Republic of Croatia (Četrnaesto Izvršno vijeće Sabora Socijalističke Republike Hrvatske)) was the Croatian Government announced on 30 May 1990 after the first multi-party elections ended 45 years of Communist Party rule, but while Croatia still remained a federal unit within SFR Yugoslavia.
The Thirteenth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Trinaesta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Tihomir Orešković.
The Sixth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Šesta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Zlatko Mateša.
The Twelfth Government of the Republic of Croatia (Dvanaesta Vlada Republike Hrvatske) was the Croatian Government cabinet led by Prime Minister Zoran Milanović.
The Civic Liberal Alliance (Građansko-liberalni savez, abbr. Glas - lit. Voice/Vote) is a liberal political party in Croatia.
Coalition of People's Accord (KNS) was the bloc of mostly moderate nationalist and liberal parties formed on the eve of first multi-party elections in Croatia in 1990.
The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia (Ustav Republike Hrvatske) is promulgated by the Croatian Parliament.
Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia (Ustavni sud Republike Hrvatske) is an institution that acts as the interpreter and guardian of the Croatian Constitution and which monitors the conformity of laws with the Constitution as well as protection of human rights and freedoms of citizens that are guaranteed by the Constitution.
The counties of Croatia (županije) are the primary administrative subdivisions of the Republic of Croatia.
The Croat-Serb Coalition (Hrvatsko-srpska koalicija/Хрватско-српска коалиција) was a major political alliance in Austria-Hungary during the beginning of the 20th century that governed the Croatian lands (crownlands of Croatia-Slavonia and Dalmatia).
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
The Kingdom of Croatia (Regnum Croatiae; Hrvatsko kraljevstvo or Kraljevina Hrvatska) entered a personal union with the Kingdom of Hungary in 1102, after a period of rule of kings from the Trpimirović and Svetoslavić dynasties and a succession crisis following the death of king Demetrius Zvonimir.
The Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Academia Scientiarum et Artium Croatica, Hrvatska akademija znanosti i umjetnosti, abbrev. HAZU) is the national academy of Croatia.
Chamber of Counties elections were held for the first time in Croatia on 7 February 1993.
Elections for the Second Assembly of the Chamber of Counties of the Croatian Parliament were held in Croatia on 13 April 1997.
Croatian Christian Democratic Party (Hrvatska demokršćanska stranka or HDS) is a political party in Croatia with the goal that Croatia will become a state with Christian ideals.
The Croatian Christian Democratic Union (or HKDU) is a minor right wing Christian democratic political party in Croatia.
Croatian Civic Party (Hrvatska građanska stranka or HGS) is a right-wing political party in Croatia.
The Croatian Conservative Party (Hrvatska konzervativna stranka) is a conservative political party in Croatia.
Croatian Democratic Alliance of Slavonia and Baranja (Hrvatski demokratski savez Slavonije i Baranje or HDSSB) is a regionalist and right-wing populist political party in the Eastern Croatian region of Slavonia.
The Croatian Democratic Peasant Party (or HDSS) is a minor conservative political party in Croatia.
The Croatian Democratic Union (Hrvatska demokratska zajednica or HDZ, literally translated: Croatian Democratic Community) is a conservative political party and the main centre-right political party in Croatia.
Croatian diaspora refers to the Croatian communities that have formed outside Croatia.
Croatian Growth (Hrvatski rast, acronym Hrast is a Croatian word for Oak tree) or Hrast-Movement for Successful Croatia is a political party in Croatia established in 2011.
Croatian Independent Democrats (or HND) was a political party in Croatia.
The Croatian Labourists – Labour Party (Hrvatski laburisti - Stranka rada) is a left-wing political party in Croatia.
The Croatian National Bank (Hrvatska narodna banka or HNB) is the central bank of the Republic of Croatia.
The Croatian Parliament (Hrvatski sabor) or the Sabor is the unicameral representative body of the citizens of the Republic of Croatia; it is Croatia's legislature.
The Croatian Parliament electoral districts (izborne jedinice) are the special territorial subdivision of Croatia used for the country's parliamentary elections.
Parliamentary elections were held in the Socialist Republic of Croatia between 22 and 23 April 1990; the second round of voting occurred on 6–7 May.
Parliamentary elections were held alongside presidential elections in Croatia on 2 August 1992,Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p410 the first after independence and under the new constitution.
Parliamentary elections were held in Croatia on 29 October 1995 to elect the 127 members of the Chamber of Representatives.
Parliamentary elections for the Chamber of Representatives of the Croatian Parliament were held on 3 January 2000.
Parliamentary elections to elect all 151 members of the Croatian Parliament were held on November 23, 2003.
Parliamentary elections were held in Croatia on 25 November 2007 and for overseas voters on 24 and 25 November.
Parliamentary elections were held in Croatia on Sunday, 4 December 2011 to elect 151 members to the Croatian Parliament.
Parliamentary elections were held in Croatia on 8 November 2015.
Parliamentary elections were held in Croatia on 11 September 2016, with all 151 seats in the Croatian Parliament up for election.
The Croatian Party of Pensioners (Hrvatska stranka umirovljenika or HSU) is a Croatian political party.
The Croatian Party of Rights (Hrvatska stranka prava or HSP) is an extra-parliamentary Croatian nationalist conservative right-wing political party in Croatia.
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The Croatian Peasant Party (Hrvatska seljačka stranka or HSS) is a centrist political party in Croatia founded on December 22, 1904 by Antun and Stjepan Radić as Croatian Peoples' Peasant Party (HPSS).
The Croatian People's Party – Liberal Democrats (Hrvatska narodna stranka – Liberalni demokrati or HNS – LD) is a liberal political party in Croatia.
Presidential elections were held in Croatia in January 2000,Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p410 the third since independence in 1991.
The Croatian Social Liberal Party (Hrvatska socijalno-liberalna stranka or HSLS) is a conservative liberalhttp://www.parties-and-elections.eu/croatia.html political party in Croatia.
The Croatian Spring (Hrvatsko proljeće, also called masovni pokret or MASPOK, for "mass movement") was a cultural and political movement that emerged from the League of Communists of Croatia in the late 1960s which opposed the unitarisation and called for economic, cultural and political reforms in SFR Yugoslavia and therefore more rights for SR Croatia within Yugoslavia.
The Croatian State Archives (Hrvatski državni arhiv) are the national archives of Croatia located in its capital, Zagreb.
Croatian-Hungarian Party (Hrvatsko-ugarska stranka) was the name of a 19th-century political party in the Habsburg Kingdom of Croatia and the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia which advocated closer ties between Croatia and Hungary.
Croatian–Hungarian Settlement (Hrvatsko-ugarska nagodba, Horvát–magyar kiegyezés, Kroatisch-Ungarischer Ausgleich) was a pact signed in 1868, that governed Croatia's political status in the Hungarian-ruled part of Austria-Hungary.
Croatian–Ottoman Wars (Osmanlı-Hırvatistan Savaşları, Hrvatsko-osmanski ratovi) can refer to one of the several conflicts between the Kingdom of Croatia (in Kingdom of Hungary-Croatia and in Habsburg Monarchy) and the Ottoman Empire.
Croats (Hrvati) or Croatians are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Croatia.
The Cvetković–Maček Agreement was a political agreement on the internal divisions in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia which was settled on August 26, 1939 by Yugoslav prime minister Dragiša Cvetković and Vladko Maček, a Croat politician.
The D'Hondt method or the Jefferson method is a highest averages method for allocating seats, and is thus a type of party-list proportional representation.
Dalmatia (Dalmacija; see names in other languages) is one of the four historical regions of Croatia, alongside Croatia proper, Slavonia and Istria.
Dalmatian Action (Dalmatinska Akcija or DA) was a 1990s regionalist and autonomist party in the region of Dalmatia within Croatia, that advocated for the political autonomy of Dalmatia within Croatia, including the creation of a Dalmatian regional government with a legislative assembly, with autonomy over cultural issues involving Dalmatia.
Dejan Jović (born 1968) is a full time professor at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Zagreb.
The Democratic Centre (Demokratski centar or DC) was a Croatian political party.
The Democratic Union of Hungarians of Croatia (Demokratska zajednica Mađara Hrvatske, Horvátországi Magyarok Demokratikus Közössége) is a Croatian non-governmental organization that represents the Hungarian minority.
The demographic characteristics of the population of Croatia are known through censuses, normally conducted in ten-year intervals and analysed by various statistical bureaus since the 1850s.
In politics, a diet is a formal deliberative assembly.
Dražen Budiša (born 25 July 1948) is a retired Croatian politician who used to be leading opposition figure in the 1990s and a two-time presidential candidate.
The election in Cetin (Cetinski sabor, meaning Parliament on Cetin or Parliament of Cetin) was an assembly of the Croatian Parliament in the Cetin Castle in 1527.
Regular elections in Croatia are mandated by the Constitution and legislation enacted by Parliament.
An electoral district, (election) precinct, election district, or legislative district, called a voting district by the US Census (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area, or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.
Ferdinand I (Fernando I) (10 March 1503 – 25 July 1564) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1558, king of Bohemia and Hungary from 1526, and king of Croatia from 1527 until his death.
Franjo Tuđman, also written as Franjo Tudjman (14 May 1922 – 10 December 1999) was a Croatian politician and historian.
Furio Radin (born 1 June 1950) is a Croatian politician who represents Italian national minority in the Croatian Parliament since 1992, and chairs Parliament's Committee on Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities since 2000.
The German People’s Union – National Association of Danube Swabians in Croatia is a Croatian organization representing the German minority, most obviously the Danube Swabians.
Glina is a small town in central Croatia, located southwest of Petrinja and Sisak in the Sisak-Moslavina County.
Gordan Jandroković (born 2 August 1967) is a Croatian politician and diplomat who is the 12th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament since independence, and the 22nd Speaker overall, in office since 5 May 2017.
The Government of Croatia (Vlada Hrvatske), formally the Government of the Republic of Croatia (Vlada Republike Hrvatske), commonly abbreviated to Croatian Government (Hrvatska Vlada), is the main executive branch of government in Croatia.
Gradec, Grič (Gréc, Mons Graecensis prope Zagrabiam) or Gornji Grad (meaning "Upper Town", cf. Donji grad, "Lower Town") is a part of Zagreb, Croatia, and together with Kaptol it is the medieval nucleus of the city.
Habeas corpus (Medieval Latin meaning literally "that you have the body") is a recourse in law through which a person can report an unlawful detention or imprisonment to a court and request that the court order the custodian of the person, usually a prison official, to bring the prisoner to court, to determine whether the detention is lawful.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.
Human Shield (Živi zid, literally translated as "Living Wall") is a populist political party in Croatia, formed out of an anti-eviction group of the same name.
The Illyrian movement (Ilirski pokret, Ilirsko gibanje) was a pan-South-Slavist cultural and political campaign with roots in the early modern period, and revived by a group of young Croatian intellectuals during the first half of the 19th century, around the years of 1835–1849 (there is some disagreement regarding the official dates).
The Independent Democratic Serb Party (Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka or SDSS, Самостална демократска српска странка, СДСС) is a social democratic political party of Croatian Serbs.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH; Unabhängiger Staat Kroatien; Stato Indipendente di Croazia) was a World War II fascist puppet state of Germany and Italy.
The Bruna Esih - Zlatko Hasanbegović: Independents for Croatia is a conservative political party in Croatia.
Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
The Istrian Democratic Assembly (Istarski demokratski sabor, Dieta democratica istriana or IDS-DDI) is a centre-left regionalist liberal political party in Croatia primarily operating in Istria County.
Italian irredentism (irredentismo italiano) was a nationalist movement during the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Italy with irredentist goals which promoted the unification of geographic areas in which indigenous ethnic Italians and Italian-speaking persons formed a majority, or substantial minority, of the population.
Ivan Grubišić (20 June 1936 – 19 March 2017) was a Croatian Roman Catholic priest, sociologist, and politician.
Ivan Vrdoljak (born 22 June 1972) is a Croatian politician and engineer who served as the Minister of Construction and Minister of Economy in the center-left Cabinet of Zoran Milanović between 2011 and 2016.
Ivica Račan (24 February 1944 – 29 April 2007) was a Croatian politician who served as the Prime Minister of Croatia from 2000 to 2003, heading two centre-left coalition governments.
Josip Leko (born 19 September 1948) is a Croatian politician who served as the 19th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament since independence.
Josip Manolić (born 22 March 1920) is a Croatian politician and former high-ranking official of the State Security Administration (UDBA or UDSA) who was the Prime Minister of Croatia from 24 August 1990 to 17 July 1991.
Katica Ivanišević (born 11 January 1935 in Omišalj) is a retired Croatian university professor and politician who served as the 2nd Speaker of the Chamber of Counties of Croatia, formerly the upper house of the Croatian Parliament, from 1994 until the chamber's abolition by constitutional changes in 2001.
Kerestinec is a village (naselje) west of Zagreb, in the Sveta Nedelja, Zagreb County municipality, infamous for events in Croatian history.
The Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia (Kraljevina Hrvatska i Slavonija; Horvát-Szlavón Királyság; Königreich Kroatien und Slawonien) was a nominally autonomous kingdom within the Austro-Hungarian Empire, created in 1868 by merging the kingdoms of Croatia and Slavonia following the Croatian–Hungarian Settlement.
The Kingdom of Dalmatia (Kraljevina Dalmacija; Königreich Dalmatien; Regno di Dalmazia) was a crown land of the Austrian Empire (1815–1867) and the Cisleithanian half of Austria-Hungary (1867–1918).
The Kingdom of Hungary between 1526 and 1867 was, while outside the Holy Roman Empire, part of the lands of the Habsburg Monarchy, that became the Empire of Austria in 1804.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Slovene: Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија; Кралство Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed from 1918 until 1941, during the interwar period and beginning of World War II.
Klenovnik is a village and municipality in Croatia in the Varaždin county.
League of Communists of Croatia (Savez komunista Hrvatske or SKH) was the Croatian branch of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia (SKJ).
The League of Communists of Yugoslavia, before 1952 the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, was the country's largest communist party, and the ruling party of SFR Yugoslavia.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
Liberal Party (Liberalna stranka or LS) was a Croatian political party active between January 1998 and April 2006.
The Libra Party or Equal List (Lista e Barabartë) is a political party in Albania.
The second assembly of the Croatian Parliament (Drugi saziv Hrvatskog sabora) was constituted on September 7, 1992 with mandates divived to 138 representatives after the August 2, 1992 elections.
The fourth assembly of the Croatian Parliament (Četvrti saziv Hrvatskog sabora) was constituted on February 2, 2000 with mandates divived to 151 representatives after the January 3, 2000 elections.
The fifth assembly of the Croatian Parliament (Peti saziv Hrvatskog sabora) was constituted on December 22, 2003 with mandates divived to 152 representatives after the November 23, 2003 elections.
The 6th assembly of the Croatian Parliament was constituted on 11 January 2008.
Legislators in the 7th assembly of the Croatian Parliament served from 22 December 2011 to 28 December 2015.
The 8th Sabor was inaugurated on 28 December 2015 (for the first time in history due to a postponed election of the Speaker), having originally been called by the President to hold an inaugural session on December 3.
The 9th Sabor was inaugurated on 14 October 2016.
This article lists political parties in Croatia.
The Lista za Rijeku - Lista per Fiume (meaning List for Rijeka in Croatian and Italian) is a regional political party with strong local-patriotic, autonomous and progressive-liberal tendencies, based in the city of Rijeka, Croatia (known as Fiume in Italian).
Ludbreg is a town in Croatia, located halfway between Varaždin and Koprivnica near the river Drava.
Luka Bebić (born 21 August 1937) is a Croatian former politician who served as the 17th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament from 11 January 2008 to 22 December 2011.
A majority is the greater part, or more than half, of the total.
Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina (Maria Theresia; 13 May 1717 – 29 November 1780) was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg.
The media of Croatia refers to mass media outlets based in Croatia.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Ante Miko Tripalo (16 November 1926 – 11 December 1995) was a Croatian and Yugoslav politician.
Milanka Opačić (born 17 April 1968) is a Croatian politician who served as a Minister of Social Welfare and Youth at centre-left Cabinet of Zoran Milanović from 2011 to 2016.
The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia (Ministarstvo obrane Republike Hrvatske or MORH) is the ministry in the Government of Croatia which is in charge of the nation's military.
A minority group refers to a category of people differentiated from the social majority, those who hold on to major positions of social power in a society.
A monarch is a sovereign head of state in a monarchy.
A multi-party system is a system in which multiple political parties across the political spectrum run for national election, and all have the capacity to gain control of government offices, separately or in coalition.
Nacional is a Croatian weekly news magazine published in Zagreb.
Narodne novine (The People's Newspaper) is the official gazette (or newspaper of public record) of the Republic of Croatia which publishes laws, regulations, appointments and official decisions and releases them in the public domain.
A nation is a stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.
Nedjeljko Mihanović (16 February 1930) is a Croatian politician and former Speaker of the Croatian Parliament.
The next Croatian parliamentary elections will be held on or before 23 December 2020.
Nova TV is a Croatian commercial television network launched in November 2000.
The Old City Hall (Stara gradska vijećnica) is a complex of three adjacent buildings located in the Gradec neighbourhood in Zagreb, Croatia.
An ombudsman, ombud, or public advocate is an official who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or a violation of rights.
Open list describes any variant of party-list proportional representation where voters have at least some influence on the order in which a party's candidates are elected.
In Croatia, the Opposition (Opozicija; Oporba) comprises all political parties represented in the Croatian Parliament that are not part of the Government which is supported by the parliamentary majority.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The Department for People's Protection or OZNA (Odjeljenje za zaštitu naroda or Odeljenje za zaštitu naroda, Одељење за заштиту нaрода; Одделение за заштита на народот; Oddelek za zaščito naroda) was the security agency of Yugoslavia that existed between 1944 and 1946.
Parliamentary immunity, also known as legislative immunity, is a system in which members of the parliament or legislature are granted partial immunity from prosecution.
The Party of Democratic Action of Croatia (Croatian and Bosnian: Stranka demokratske akcije Hrvatske) is a political party that represents the Bosniak ethnic minority in Croatia.
LIBRA - Party of Liberal Democrats (LIBRA - Stranka liberalnih demokrata or LIBRA for short, also spelled Libra) was a short-lived Croatian liberal political party active between September 2002 and August 2005.
The Party of Rights (Stranka prava), and its best known faction the Pure Party of Rights (Čista stranka prava), was an influential Croatian political party in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected (e.g., elections to parliament) through allocations to an electoral list.
The People's Coalition (Narodna koalicija) is a centre-left political alliance in Croatia consisting of four political parties.
People's Party (Narodna stranka) was a political party in the Kingdom of Dalmatia.
People's Party (Narodna stranka) was a political party in the Habsburg Kingdom of Croatia and the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.
People's Party - Reformists (Narodna stranka - Reformisti) is a liberal political party in Croatia.
Petrinja is a town in central Croatia near Sisak in the historic region of Banovina.
A plenary session is a session of a conference which all members of all parties are to attend.
A political faction is a group of individuals within a larger entity, such as a political party, a trade union or other group, or simply a political climate, united by a particular common political purpose that differs in some respect to the rest of the entity.
The politics of Croatia are defined by a parliamentary, representative democratic republic framework, where the Prime Minister of Croatia is the head of government in a multi-party system.
The Pragmatic Sanction (Sanctio Pragmatica) was an edict issued by Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, on 19 April 1713 to ensure that the Habsburg hereditary possessions, which included the Archduchy of Austria, the Kingdom of Hungary, the Kingdom of Croatia, the Kingdom of Bohemia, the Duchy of Milan, the Kingdom of Naples, the Kingdom of Sicily and the Austrian Netherlands, could be inherited by a daughter.
The President of Croatia (Predsjednik Hrvatske), officially styled the President of the Republic (Predsjednik Republike), is the head of state, commander in-chief of the military and chief representative of the Republic of Croatia both within the country and abroad.
The Prime Minister of Croatia (Premijer/ Premijerka Hrvatske), officially the President of the Government of the Republic of Croatia (Predsjednik/ Predsjednica Vlade Republike Hrvatske), is Croatia's head of government, and is the de facto the most powerful and influential state officeholder in the Croatian system of government.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.
Ptuj (Pettau; Poetovium/Poetovio) is a town in northeastern Slovenia that is the seat of the Municipality of Ptuj.
Richard James Boon Bosworth (born 1943) is an Australian historian and author, and a leading expert on Fascist Italy.
Rasinja is a settlement and an eponymous municipality in northern Croatia in the Koprivnica–Križevci County, located halfway between Koprivnica and Ludbreg.
A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.
Representative democracy (also indirect democracy, representative republic or psephocracy) is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
The Republic of Croatia Armed Forces (Oružane snage Republike Hrvatske - OSRH) is the military service of Croatia.
Responsible government is a conception of a system of government that embodies the principle of parliamentary accountability, the foundation of the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy.
The Revolutions of 1848, known in some countries as the Spring of Nations, People's Spring, Springtime of the Peoples, or the Year of Revolution, were a series of political upheavals throughout Europe in 1848.
A set of revolutions took place in the Austrian Empire from March 1848 to November 1849.
Savka Dabčević-Kučar (6 December 1923 – 6 August 2009) was a Croatian communist politician.
The secret ballot is a voting method in which a voter's choices in an election or a referendum is anonymous, forestalling attempts to influence the voter by intimidation, blackmailing, and potential vote buying.
The Serb Democratic Party (Српска демократска Странка/Srpska Demokratska Stranka or СДС/SDS) was a political party in Croatia whose primary constituency were the Serbs of Croatia.
Serb Independent Party (Srpska samostalna stranka, SSS, Serbische selbständige Partei), also known as Serb Autonomous Party or simply Serb Autonomists, was an ethnic Serb political party in the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia, under the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Serb People's Party (Srpska narodna stranka, SNS, Српска народна странка, CHC) is one of the political parties that represents ethnic Serb minority in Croatia.
Siniša Hajdaš Dončić (born 29 June 1974) is a Croatian politician and member of the center-left Social Democratic Party.
Slavonia (Slavonija) is, with Dalmatia, Croatia proper and Istria, one of the four historical regions of Croatia.
Slavonia-Baranja Croatian Party (or SBHS) was a regional political party in Croatia.
Slunj (Hungarian Szluin, old German Sluin, Latin Slovin, archaic Croatian Slovin grad) is a town in the mountainous part of Central Croatia, located along the important North-South route to the Adriatic Sea between Karlovac and Plitvice Lakes National Park, on the meeting of the rivers Korana and Slunjčica (also called Slušnica by local people).
Social Democratic Action of Croatia (Akcija socijaldemokrata Hrvatske or ASH) was a Croatian left-wing political party.
The Social Democratic Party of Croatia (Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske or SDP) is a social-democratic political party and the largest party of the Croatian centre-left.
The South Slavs are a subgroup of Slavic peoples who speak the South Slavic languages.
The Speaker of the Croatian Parliament (Predsjednik Hrvatskog sabora, literally the President of the Croatian Parliament) is the presiding officer in the Croatian Parliament (Sabor), Croatia's legislative body.
The State Anti-fascist Council for the National Liberation of Croatia (Zemaljsko antifašističko vijeće narodnog oslobođenja Hrvatske), often referred to by the acronym ZAVNOH, was the highest governing organ of the anti-fascist movement in Croatia during World War II.
The State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs (Država Slovenaca, Hrvata i Srba/Држава Словенаца, Хрвата и Срба; Država Slovencev, Hrvatov in Srbov) was a short-lived entity formed at the end of World War I by Slovenes, Croats and Serbs residing in what were the southernmost parts of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Stjepan "Stipe" Mesić (born 24 December 1934) is a Croatian politician who served as the President of Croatia from 2000 to 2010.
Stjepan Radić (11 June 1871 – 8 August 1928) was a Croatian and Yugoslav politician and the founder of the Croatian People's Peasant Party (HPSS).
Suffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise is the right to vote in public, political elections (although the term is sometimes used for any right to vote).
A supermajority or supra-majority or a qualified majority, is a requirement for a proposal to gain a specified level of support which is greater than the threshold of one-half used for majority.
The Tabula Banalis (Banski stol) was the supreme court of Croatia.
The two-round system (also known as the second ballot, runoff voting or ballotage) is a voting method used to elect a single winner, where the voter casts a single vote for their chosen candidate.
In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.
A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate.
The University of Split (Sveučilište u Splitu) is a university located in Split, Croatia.
The University of Zagreb (Sveučilište u Zagrebu,; Universitas Studiorum Zagrabiensis) is the largest Croatian university and the oldest continuously operating university in the area covering Central Europe south of Vienna and all of Southeastern Europe.
Varaždīn (or; also known by other alternative names) is a city in Northern Croatia, north of Zagreb.
Večernji list (also known as Večernjak, Evening paper) is a conservative Croatian daily newspaper published in Zagreb.
A viceroy is a regal official who runs a country, colony, city, province, or sub-national state, in the name of and as the representative of the monarch of the territory.
The Vidovdan Constitution was the first constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Vladimir Šeks (born 1 January 1943) is a Croatian lawyer and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) politician.
Vlatko Pavletić (2 December 1930 – 19 September 2007) was a Croatian politician, university professor, literary critic and essayist.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.
Zagreb County (Zagrebačka županija; Zágráb vármegye) was a historic administrative subdivision (županija) of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.
Zlatko Tomčić (born 10 July 1945) is a former Croatian politician, the leader of the Croatian Peasant Party (Hrvatska seljačka stranka—HSS) from 1994 to 2005.
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