Petar Preradovic

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Birthday
19, 1818
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 18, 1872 (54)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1818
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 18, 1872 (54)

About

Croatian lyric poet and author associated with the Illyrian Movement in pan-Slavist culture and politics. His best-known poetic works include "Putnik" and "Miruy, miruy, srtse moye."

Before Fame

He studied at a military academy in Austria and later fought in the Wars of Italian Unification.

Trivia

His granddaughter Paula wrote the Austrian national anthem.

Family Life

He was married to a woman named Pave and had seven children.

Associated With

He and Ivan Gundulic were both Croatian poets.