BAN JOSIP JELAČIĆ

(Petrovaradin, 1801. - Zagreb, 1859). High Border officer, commander of the First Banal Regiment of Glina, a participant of the Croatian National Revival Movement, Croatian ban (1948th to 1859th), vice-marshal and commander of the Viceroyalty of Croatia and the Croatian-Slavonian Military Frontier.

(Petrovaradin, 1801. - Zagreb, 1859). High Border officer, commander of the First Banal Regiment of Glina, a participant of the Croatian National Revival Movement, Croatian ban (1948th to 1859th), vice-marshal and commander of the Viceroyalty of Croatia and the Croatian-Slavonian Military Frontier.

The revolutionary movement 1848th advocated a reorganization of the Habsburg Monarchy and the equality of all its peoples. That year, under his leadership the Croatian people in defense of their national rights against the hegemony of the Hungarian-appeared after a long time, such as self-conscious people and the international factor. As a soldier and statesman Jelacic has done everything that was in his power not only to Croatians, but also for other Slavic peoples in the Empire. That his efforts in Croatia were established political, cultural, religious and economic relations in the second half of the nineteenth. Century served as the basis for the development hrvetske modern nation.