Vjekoslav Klaic

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Birthday
28, 1849
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jul 1, 1928 (78)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1849
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jul 1, 1928 (78)

About

A turn-of-the-century historian and author, he is best known for his five-volume History of the Croats. Also the editor of the Croatian cultural magazine Vienac, he further promoted Croatian culture by establishing and conducting an orchestra that performed exclusively Croatian music.

Before Fame

He studied in Varazdin, Zagreb, and Vienna. His five-decade teaching career ended with his 1922 retirement from the University of Zagreb's history department.

Trivia

He published numerous short stories and political essays.

Family Life

He was born in Garcin, Croatia to a German mother.

Associated With

He and Randy Pausch were both university professors.