Alija Izetbegovic’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 8, 1925

Death Date

Oct 19, 2003

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Oct 19, 2003

Profession

Politician

The politician Alija Izetbegovic died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

From 1990 until 1996, this Party of Democratic Action (SDA) politician served as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s first Chairman of the Presidency. He continued to serve on his country’s three-member Presidency until 2000.

Born in Bosanski Samac, he was the son of Bosnian Muslims Mustafa and Hiba Izetbegovic. His marriage to Halida Repovac lasted from 1949 until his death in 2003; over the course of this and three other marriages, he fathered two daughters and a politician son.

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All in all this is a difficult political struggle which will go on for years, in which our people won’t die anymore; I’m not sure how much we will be able to win, but I’m certain that we won’t loose anything that we have now.

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We have no rational evidence that there exists another world, but we have a clear feeling that man does not exist only to produce and to consume.

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Socialism and freedom are not compatible, regardless of repeated convincings.

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We Bosniaks would for sure fight for integrity of Bosnia.

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As far as the sovereignty of Bosnia-Hercegovina is concerned we agreed to have limited sovereignty for a limited time and that is clear from the Dayton Agreement.