Famous Croatians

From celebrities to athletes, politicians and poets this page is dedicated to famous Croatians who have been recognized for their minds, spirit, talents or work.

Tin Ujević - Poet, Born in Vrgorac in 1891

Goran Ivanišević - Only wildcard tennis player to ever win Wimbeldon

Severina Vučković - Famous Croatian pop singer, born in Split

Davor Šuker - Won Golden Boot at Soccer World Cup 1998, France

Vladimir Prelog - Famous chemist, won nobel prize in 1975

Janica Kostelić - Won 9 Olympic medals in Alpine skiing

Joe Sakić - NHL Hockey Player

Nevena Dujmović - International model, infamous ''Guess'' girl

Ruder Bošković - Astronomer, physicist, mathmetician, philosopher

Mike Grgich - Owner of Grgich Hills Estate Winery in Napa Valley

Ana Rucner - Internationallly acclaimed cellist player

Vesna Parun - Renowned Croatian poet

Toni Kukoč - NBA basketball player

Goran Višnjić - Actor know for his first major role on the American TV drama ER

Blanka Vlašić - 2nd in the world for all-time high jump rankings

Stipe Božić - 2nd European to have climbed Mt.Everest twice

Eric Bana(dinovich) - Famous Australian/Croatian actor

Dražen Petrović - NBA rising star, died tragically in car accident

Iva Majoli - Former professional tennis player

Alen Bokšić - Former professional soccer player

Andrija Kačić Miošić - Croatian poet and monk

Ivan Buljubašić - Olympic gold waterpolo medalist