Filipović, Stjepan

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Stjepan Filipović
(Croatia/Serbia)
Opuzen, 27.01.1916 - Valjevo, 22.05.1942



General Info

Stjepan Filipović (27 January 1916 – 22 May 1942) was a Yugoslav communist who led Kolubara Company of the Valjevo Partisan Detachment during the 1941 Partisan uprising. He was captured and executed in 1942 in Valjevo. The photo of him taken shortly before the execution has become a symbol of resistance against fascism in the Second World War. He was proclaimed People's Hero of Yugoslavia in 1949.


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