Former politician and leader of the Yugoslav Partisans, Europe's largest and most effective anti-Nazi resistance movement. He served as the 1st President of Yugoslavia from 1953 to 1980 and was a popular diplomatic figure abroad despite his reputation as a dictator.
Prior to founding the Yugoslav Partisans, he was conscripted into the Austro-Hungarian Army.
He has been the recipient of over 100 awards -- 80 of which were international -- including the Order of the Yugoslav Star.
He had four children with his partner, Davorjanka Paunović.
He and fellow politician John Lodge both received Legions of Honor during their lives.