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Pavao Miljavac
Born (1953-04-03)3 April 1953
Place of birth Maletići near Netretić, SFR Yugoslavia
Allegiance Croatian Army
Rank General (General zbora)
Commands held Chief of General Staff (1996–1998)

Pavao Miljavac (born 3 April 1953) is a retired Croatian Army general. He served as Chief of General Staff between 1996 and 1998, and between October 1998 and January 2000 he served as Croatia's Minister of Defence in the Cabinet of Zlatko Mateša, following Andrija Hebrang's resignation.[1]

He ran in the January 2000 general election on the centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) ticket, and won a seat in the Croatian Parliament. However, he left the party three months later and joined the newly established splinter party Democratic Centre in April 2000, along with other prominent HDZ members such as Vesna Škare-Ožbolt and Mate Granić.[2]

Miljavac left politics after 2003. He owns a wood processing facility in Novigrad na Dobri.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Sixth Government". The Government of the Republic of Croatia - chronology. Croatian Information-Documentation Referral Agency. 2008-10-05. http://hidran.hidra.hr/rhe/rh66.htm. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  2. "Pavao Miljavac - DC" (in Croatian). Zastupnici 4. saziva Hrvatskoga sabora. Croatian Parliament. http://www.sabor.hr/Default.aspx?sec=1655. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  3. Eduard Šoštarić (2005-08-01). "Generals". Archived from the original on 25 July 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/69QdusnJ9. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Zvonimir Červenko
0Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces0
Succeeded by
Davor Domazet-Lošo
Political offices
Preceded by
Andrija Hebrang
Minister of Defence
Succeeded by
Jozo Radoš

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