Death of Milan Jelic

March 26, 1956 - September 30, 2007
| Age 51

Milan Jelic, president of Bosnian Serb Republic, dies at age 51
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BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Milan Jelic, president of Bosnia's Serb Republic died of a heart attack Sunday after less than a year on the job, the prime minister said. He was 51.

Jelic suffered a heart attack while watching a soccer game in his hometown, Modrica, his brother Slavko Jelic said in Serbia. The president was a former soccer player himself and was president of Bosnia's Soccer Federation.

"This is a sad day for Republika Srpska," said Milorad Dodik, prime...

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