Jovan Ducic

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Date of Birth February 17, 1871
Place of Birth Trebinje, Bosnia And Herzegovina
Date of Death Apr 7, 1943 (72)
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Jovan Dučić

Jovan Dučić was a Herzegovinian Serb poet-diplomat and academic. He is one of the most influential Serbian lyricists and modernist poets. Dučić published his first collection of poetry in Mostar in 1901 and his second in Belgrade in 1908. He also wrote often in prose, writing a number of literary essays, studies on writers, letters by poets from Switzerland, Greece and Spain and the book Blago cara Radovana for which he is most remembered when it comes to his writing. Dučić was also one of the founders of the Narodna Odbrana, a nationalist non-governmental organization in the Kingdom of Serbia and he was a member of the Serbian Royal Academy.

Born: February 16, 1871, Trebinje, Bosnia Vilayet, Ottoman Empire, (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Died: April 07, 1943, Gary, Indiana, U.S.
Resting place: Hercegovačka Gračanica monastery (since 2000)
Occupation: Poet, writer and diplomat
Alma mater: University of Geneva

About Jovan Ducic

Bosnian-Serbian poet, author, and diplomat whose literary works include Sabrana dela and Federalizam i Centralizam. He was a lyric poet whose work was greatly influenced by the symbolist movement.

Jovan Ducic Before Fame

He received a law degree from the University of Geneva. He published his debut poetry volume in 1901.

Achievement of Jovan Ducic

His modernist poetry is known for its impressionistic tones.

Jovan Ducic Family Life

He was born into a Bosnian Serb family in Trebinje. During the German occupation of Yugoslavia, he fled to the United States.

Associations of Jovan Ducic

His poetry was influenced by the work of Alexander Pushkin.

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Latest information about Jovan Ducic updated on April 19, 2021.

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