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Dr Vladko Macek

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Dr Vladko Macek

  • Birth 20 Jun 1879 Zagrebacka, Croatia
  • Death 15 May 1964 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, City of Zagreb (Grad Zagreb), Croatia
  • Memorial ID 7661749

Croatian Statesman. Leader of the Croatian Peasant Party after the death of Stjepan Radic and agitator for Croatian autonomy, achieving a portion of that goal with the signing of the "Sporazum" (Understanding) of 1939. Dr. Macek was imprisoned twice for his activism, first by Yugoslavia's King Alexander in the early 1930s and then by the fascist Ustase regime during World War II. He fled to the United States when the communist takeover of Yugoslavia appeared inevitable, dying there in exile in 1964.

Bio by: Stuthehistoryguy


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Stuthehistoryguy
  • Added: 7 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7661749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Vladko Macek (20 Jun 1879–15 May 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7661749, citing Mirogoj Cemetery, Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, City of Zagreb (Grad Zagreb), Croatia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .