Milan Rakic

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Birthday
18, 1876
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Jun 30, 1938 (61)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
18, 1876
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Jun 30, 1938 (61)

About

Serbian poet known for his use of dodecasyllable and hendecasyllable rhyme schemes in works such as "A Desperate Song" and "An Honest Song." Collections of his poems were published in both 1903 and 1912.

Before Fame

He studied law in France and had a career as a Serbian diplomat.

Trivia

His poems tend to be pessimistic and philosophical in tone and often contain themes of religion, love, and patriotism.

Family Life

He married Milica Kovacevic, the child of a Serbian politician.

Associated With

He and Aleksa Santic are considered to be two of the three greatest Serbian poets of the twentieth century.