Viktor Gutić


1901 –


Who is Viktor Gutić?

Viktor Gutić was the Ustaše commissioner for Banja Luka and the Grand Prefect of Pokuplje in the Independent State of Croatia during World War II. He was responsible for the persecution of Serbs, Jews and Roma in the Bosanska Krajina region of Bosnia between 1941 and 1945, and reported to the principal commissioner for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jure Francetić. As commissioner, Gutić was responsible for organising Ustaše camps and centres in the region and appointing their staff. He fled to Austria and Italy following the collapse of the NDH in 1945 and was arrested in Venice and taken to a camp in Grottaglie before being extradited to Yugoslavia in early 1946. He was sentenced to death in Sarajevo and executed in February 1947 in Banja Luka.

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Dec 23, 1901
Banja Luka

on July 23, 2013


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