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Andric, Ivo (the Yugoslav Tolstoy)

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Born: 1892 AD
Died: 1975 AD, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: Yugoslav
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1892 - Born in Dolac, Austria-Hungary on the 9th of October.

1941 - His ambassadorship ended in after the German invasion of Yugoslavia.

1945 - Andri lived quietly in Belgrade, completing the three of his most famous novels which were published, including The Bridge on the Drina.

 

         - Wrote the Bosnian Story.

 

1961 - He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature "for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country.

1968 - He began reducing his public activities.

1975 - He became increasingly ill and eventually died on the 13th of March, in Belgrade.

 



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