Husein-kapetan Gradaščević (1802 – 17 August 1834) was a Bosniak general who fought for Bosnian autonomy in the Ottoman Empire. He developed a reputation for wise rule and tolerance and soon became one of the most popular figures in Bosnia.
- There is Bosnia and there are Bosniaks. They have been here before you and if God says so they will be here after you!
- 1831. Response to the Ottoman Bey who said "There is no Bosnia, nor Bosniaks, Husein... You are dying for a country that has never existed."
- I have little fear of God, of the Sultan nothing at all, and of the Vizier I am afraid as much as of my own horse.
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