Franjo Racki

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Birthday
25, 1828
Birthplace
Fuzine, Croatia
Death Date
Feb 13, 1894 (65)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1828
Birthplace
Fuzine, Croatia
Death Date
Feb 13, 1894 (65)

About

Historian, writer, and politician who helped found the Yugoslavian Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1866. He also founded Književnik, the first Croatian scientific magazine for history and linguistics.

Before Fame

He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1852, and in 1855 he received his Ph.D. in Theology.

Trivia

He joined the Croatian Parliament in 1861 and was the only peasant's child in the parliament.

Family Life

He was born in Fuzine and died in Zagreb.

Associated With

He was ordained a priest like author Ronald Knox.