Josip Broz Tito (Kumrovec, 7th May 1892 - Ljubljana, 4th May 1980), Croatian and Yugoslav politician, Yugoslav statesman and communist leader. A member of KPJ (Communist Party of Yugoslavia) from 1920. From 1937 their organizational, and then general secretary (in the terminology of the party: Organizational and general secretary). The organizer and the undisputed leader of the National Liberation War during World War II from 1941 to 1945. The undisputed leader of the SFRY (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) for 35 years.

“Out of the war he comes out as a recognized military leader and politician; Leader in the anti-fascist war, responsible for reconnection of Istria, Rijeka and islands, but also for repression and retaliation at the end of the war and during the post-war period. (...) He ruled Yugoslavia for 35 years and wanted to bring into harmony the independence of Yugoslavia, equality among its nations and communist governance."