1889 – Born on July 14th in Bradina, Bosnia. Croatian fascist leader and revolutionist who headed a Croatian state subservient to Germany and Italy during World War II.
1920 – He was elected city and county alderman at Zagreb.
1927-1929 – He was a representative in the Yugoslav Skupština (parliament), in which he vigorously opposed centralization of the country.
– When King Alexander assumed dictatorial power, Paveli fled to Italy and organized a group of Croatian terrorists known as the Ustaše.
1934 – They achieved their greatest success in organizing the assassination of King Alexander in Marseille on October 9th.
1941 – After the conquest of Yugoslavia by Axis forces in April, Paveli was installed as head (poglavnik) of the Independent State of Croatia, which included Bosnia and part of Dalmatia.
1945-1948 – With the defeat of his German sponsors in May, Paveli left Croatia and went into hiding in Austria and Italy, finally escaping to Argentina.
1957 – He survived an assassination attempt but soon fled to Paraguay; he later settled in Spain.
1959 – Died on December 28th in Madrid.