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 (ĭ′zĕt-bĕg′ə-vĭch), Alija 1925-2003.
Bosnian lawyer and politician who served as president of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1990 to 2000.
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(Biography) Alija (ˈæljə). 1925–2003, Bosnia and Herzegovinian politician: president (1992–2000), he led the country to independence and during the subsequent civil war
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