WRITER

Vuk Karadžić

1787 - 1864

Vuk Karadžić

Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (pronounced [ʋûːk stefǎːnoʋitɕ kâradʒitɕ], Serbian Cyrillic: Вук Стефановић Караџић; 6 November 1787 – 7 February 1864) was a Serbian philologist and linguist. He was one of the most important reformers of the modern Serbian language. For his collection and preservation of Serbian folktales, Encyclopædia Britannica labelled him "the father of Serbian folk-literature scholarship." He was also the author of the first Serbian dictionary in the new reformed language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vuk Karadžić has received more than 196,487 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 412th most popular writer.

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.52

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  • 3.21

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Vuk Karadžić ranks 409 out of 4,883Before him are Mika Waltari, Jami, Qu Yuan, Max Brod, Herta Müller, and Alexander Pope. After him are Alphonse de Lamartine, Tibullus, J. M. Barrie, Ludvig Holberg, Henry IV of Castile, and Ken Follett.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1787, Vuk Karadžić ranks 4Before him are Louis Daguerre, Shaka, and Joseph von Fraunhofer. After him are Jan Evangelista Purkyně, François Guizot, Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Rasmus Rask, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Franz Xaver Gruber, Guillaume Henri Dufour, and Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov. Among people deceased in 1864, Vuk Karadžić ranks 5Before him are George Boole, Ferdinand Lassalle, Maximilian II of Bavaria, and Giacomo Meyerbeer. After him are Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, Hong Xiuquan, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Cheoljong of Joseon, Leo von Klenze, and William I of Württemberg.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Vuk Karadžić ranks 17 out of 329Before him are Jovian (331), Peter I of Serbia (1844), Probus (232), Alexander I of Serbia (1876), Peter II of Yugoslavia (1923), and Quintillus (220). After him are Constantius III (370), Draža Mihailović (1893), Novak Djokovic (1987), Maximinus II (270), Stjepan Mesić (1934), and Josip Jelačić (1801).

Among WRITERS In Serbia

Among writers born in Serbia, Vuk Karadžić ranks 1After him are Milorad Pavić (1929), Danilo Kiš (1935), Branislav Nušić (1864), Dobrica Ćosić (1921), Desanka Maksimović (1898), Jovan Jovanović Zmaj (1833), Vasko Popa (1922), Đura Jakšić (1832), Dezső Kosztolányi (1885), Isidora Sekulić (1877), and Stevan Sremac (1855).

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