Famous Croatian Intellectuals & Academics

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 1 Franjo Tudjman

Franjo Tudjman
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Veliko Trgovišće, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died: December 10, 1999

 2 Roger Joseph Boscovich

Roger Joseph Boscovich
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: May 18, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Died: February 13, 1787

Italian astronomer and mathematician Roger Joseph Boscovich was one of the first European scientists to accept Newton’s gravitational theory. His contributions to astronomy include the application of geometry to compute the orbit of a planet and the equator of a rotating planet. He also laid the foundation of the atomic theory.

 3 Miroslav Krleža

Miroslav Krleža
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Famous As: Croatian author
Birthdate: July 7, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: December 29, 1981
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 4 Matthias Flacius

Matthias Flacius
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: March 3, 1520
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Labin, Croatia
Died: March 11, 1575

 5 Snježana Kordić

Snježana Kordić
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Famous As: Linguistics, Writer
Birthdate: October 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Osijek, Croatia

 6 Leo Petrović

Leo Petrović
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: February 28, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Klobuk, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: February 14, 1945

 7 Franjo Rački

Franjo Rački
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: November 25, 1828
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fužine, Croatia
Died: February 13, 1894
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 8 Matteo Bartoli

Matteo Bartoli
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: November 22, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Labin, Croatia
Died: January 23, 1946

 9 Vatroslav Jagić

Vatroslav Jagić
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: July 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Varaždin, Croatia
Died: August 5, 1923

 10 Milan Moguš

Milan Moguš
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Famous As: Linguist, Academician
Birthdate: April 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Croatia
Died: November 19, 2017