Vraz, Stanko

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Born: Jun 30, 1810 AD
Died: 1851 AD, at 40 years of age.

Nationality: Slovenian
Categories: Poets


Stanko Vraz was a Croatian and Slovenian poet.

 

1810 - Born 30th of June in Cerovec, Slovenia.

 

He was the first Croatian to earn his living as a professional writer.

 

Wrote poems and travelogues and collected folk poems.

 

Translated other nations' literature to Croatian.

 

1842 - With two of his other contributors, founded Kolo, one of Croatia's first literary magazines.

 

1851 - Stanko Vraz died 20th of May in Zagreb.

 

 

 

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