Andrija Artuković (29 November 1899 - 16 January 1988) was a Croatian Ustasha and a convicted war criminal for the crimes committed against minorities in the WWII Independent State of Croatia (NDH). Events 1777 - San Jose California, is founded as el Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe Year 1899 ( MDCCCXCIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) Croats (Hrvati are a South Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries War crimes are "violations of the laws or customs of war" including but not limited to "murder the ill-treatment or deportation of civilian residents of an occupied The Independent State of Croatia ( Croatian: Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH was a Puppet state of the Axis powers.
Artuković was born in Klobuk near Ljubuški (in Bosnia and Herzegovina, then belonging to Austria-Hungary), and studied at a Franciscan monastery at Široki Brijeg in Herzegovina. Ljubuški is a town and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the western part of Herzegovina. Bosnia and Herzegovina ( Latin script: Bosna i Hercegovina, Cyrillic script: Босна и Херцеговина is a country on the Balkan The term Franciscan is commonly used to refer to members of Catholic Široki Brijeg is a town and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in northern Herzegovina. Herzegovina ( Bosnian, Croatian: Hercegovina, Serbian: Херцеговина) is a traditionally
In 1929, he became part of the revolutionary group the Ustaše, and led a failed uprising in Lika, after which he fled to Italy. For the militiamen of the Military Frontier, see Uskoci The Ustaša - Croatian Revolutionary Movement ( Croatian: Lika is a mountainous region in central Croatia, roughly bound by the Velebit mountain from the southwest and the Plješevica mountain from the northeast Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest In 1934 he was arrested as a parcipant in the death of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia but was released. The title Aleksandar of Yugoslavia also has other uses. Alexander I also called Alexander the Unificator ( Serbo-Croatian
During World War II, in 1941 Artuković was named the Minister of the Interior in the newly-formed NDH. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Independent State of Croatia ( Croatian: Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH was a Puppet state of the Axis powers. He was falsely accused of being involved in the mass murder  of Serbs, Jews, Roma, and other minorities, and the opening of concentration camps such as Jasenovac. This article deals with mass killings that are not considered Genocide. Serbs ( Serbian: Срби Srbi) are a South Slavic people living in the Balkans and Central Europe, mainly in Serbia, PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ The Romani people (singular Rom, plural Roma as a Noun; also known as Romanies or Roma people) are an ethnic group with origins Internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people commonly in large groups without trial His close associate for propaganda was Savić Marković Štedimlija, a publicist of Montenegrin descent. Propaganda is a concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behaviors of large numbers of people Savić Marković Štedimlija (1906/07 Stijena, Princedom of Montenegro - 1970 Zagreb, Socialist Republic of Croatia, Socialist Federal
After the war he emigrated via Bleiburg and Switzerland to Ireland and then finally to California, where he lived until the mid-1980s. Bleiburg (Pliberk is a small Town in the Austrian state of Carinthia, south-east of Klagenfurt, in the district of Völkermarkt, near Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean.
His extradition was requested by the Yugoslav authorities to be put on the trial for war crimes (e. The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ( Serbo-Croatian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian: War crimes are "violations of the laws or customs of war" including but not limited to "murder the ill-treatment or deportation of civilian residents of an occupied g. causing the death of several thousand persons).
It was first stayed by an immigration judge and shelved for two decades due to pressure from Croatian Americans and the Roman Catholic church, but then reactivated and after a long court battle he was eventually expelled from the USA to Yugoslavia. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
The court in Zagreb sentenced him to death on 14 May 1986, but a year later, the authorities ruled that he was too ill (with senile dementia) to be executed, so he died a natural death in a prison hospital in Zagreb in 1988, aged 88. A court is a forum used by a power base to adjudicate disputes and dispense civil, labour administrative and criminal Justice under its Zagreb (ˈzɑːgrɛb is the Capital and the largest city of Croatia. Capital punishment, the death penalty or execution, is the Killing of a person by judicial process as Punishment. Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) Zagreb (ˈzɑːgrɛb is the Capital and the largest city of Croatia.
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