Galic on his 108th birthday in 2017
|Birth:||12 October 1909|
Golesi, Austria-Hungary (present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina)
|Death:||26 August 2018|
Golesi, Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Age:||108 years, 318 days|
Dragoljub Galic (Serbian: Драгољуб Галић; 12 October 1909 – 26 August 2018) was a Bosnian centenarian. At the time of death, he was the oldest living person in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also, he was the oldest living ethnic Serbian man in the world.
Dragoljub Galic was born in Golesi near Banja Luka, Austria-Hungary (present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina), on 12 October 1909. He married at the time of Kingdom of Yugoslavia. For the most part of his life, Galic was engaged in agriculture and physical affairs. At the time of World War II, he fought against Independent State of Croatia (NDH) as Draza Mihajlovic's Chetnik as well as Josip Broz-Tito's partisan (for 15 days).
Galic was married for 75 years until his wife Milja died in 2005 at the age of 95. The couple had 7 children. Dragoljub Galic stopped drinking and smoking about 40 years before his 108th birthday in 2017.
Until the age of 106, he was able to help his son in grass cutting. In January 2012, he had a pacemaker successfully installed. He was the third-oldest person to have undergone such operation.
At the time of his 108th birthday in 2017, he had two living children, one daughter Krsta (aged 85), and one son Damjan (aged 72). He also had 11 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. He lived with his daughter-in-law Jelka and son Damjan.
Galic died in the village of Golesi, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 26 August 2018 at the age of 108 years, 318 days.
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