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Vraz, Stanko

Born: 1810 AD
Died: 1851 AD
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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.