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Krleza, Miroslav

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1981 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: Croatian
Categories: Authors


1893 - Born in Croatia's capital Zagreb on the 7th of July.

1912 - He defected for Serbia as a volunteer for the Serbian army, but was dismissed as a suspected spy.

1918 - Member of the Yugoslav Communist Party, he was expelled because of his unorthodox views on art, intellectual freedom and unwillingness to give open support to Stalin's purges.

1919 - Krleza was the driving force behind literary and political reviews Plamen.

1923 - Knjizevna republika.

1934 - Danas.

1939 - Pecat.

1945 - Krleza was condoned for his ideological sins and rehabilitated by Marshal Tito.

1951 - He became the head of what is now the Croatian Institute for lexicograph.

1962 - He got NIN award for novel Zastave.

1981 - Died on the 29th of December.



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