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Vraz, Stanko

Born: 1810 AD
Died: 1851 AD
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.