Ivan Kukuljevic Sakcinski

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Birthday
29, 1816
Birthplace
Varazdin, Croatia
Death Date
Aug 1, 1889 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1816
Birthplace
Varazdin, Croatia
Death Date
Aug 1, 1889 (73)

About

Historian and politician who gave the first speech delivered in Croatian before Parliament. He was a pioneer in Croatian historiography and bibliography.

Before Fame

He attended the military academy of Krems, Austria.

Trivia

He founded the Society for Yugoslavian History and he became the chief judge of the Varaždin County in 1845.

Family Life

He was born in Varazdin.

Associated With

He was one of the leaders of the Illyrian movement, of which poet Stanko Vraz was a follower.