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» Nikola Primorac Croatian captain of City of Ragusa craft sailing from Liverpool to New York and back in 1870
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/18/2013 | People , History , Entertainment , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
There are honored people in Croatian maritime history who contributed to the various fields of maritime affairs. One of them is Captain Nikola Primorac, born in Dubrovnik on July 27, 1840, who sailed in his small boat across the Atlantic from Liverpool to New York and back to Liverpool, England. In Liverpool he made a bet with one Englishman for 100 pound sterling that he will cross the Atlantic in a small boat. It was se
» Don Wolf author of autobiographical photo monograph Croatian Love Story
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/26/2013 | People , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts , Croatian Life Stories , Community , Charity | Unrated
Long before Don Wolf was born, the outline for A Croatian Love Story was formed in the 1900’s. An ethnic neighborhood was the site where determined women and men struggled to build, to educate and to become citizens. These Croatian immigrants formed the strong shoulders supporting cherished traditions as they learned to live in and to love their new country. Don’s photographs depict Croatian life both in
» Call for proposals for international conference on Croatian history, language, and migration
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 05/16/2013 | History , Education , Croatian Life Stories , Community | Unrated
The conference to be held from 5-7 February, 2014, honours 30 years of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University in Sydney Australia. The focus of the conference is on the development of the identity and political consciousness of Croatians in Croatia or abroad through the exploration of the construction and expression of personal and group identities of Croatians of all social classes, in all periods from the Middle Ages to the modern day.
» Adam Eterovich 1931-2013 distinguished researcher of the history and culture of Croatian diaspora in the USA
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/2/2013 | Science , People , In Memoriam , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Adam Eterovich's studies of Croatian diaspora in the USA are inavoidable for understanding the contribution Croatians to the history of the USA. He has accumulated and published a list of several hundred thosanad of names of Croatian Americans. On his well known web-site Mr. Eterovich has selected dozens of interesting biographies, some of which left indelible mark in the history of the USA, like Ni
» Documentary film Lovers and Madmen is now available in English
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 04/15/2013 | History , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Lovers and Madmen, (based on a book of memoirs by the same title), is a documentary film about the life of Zvonko and Julienne Busic, which was broadcast on Croatian State Television on March 9, 2013. The facts are straightforward: in 1976, the Busics, along with three other Croatians, hijacked a TWA airliner with the sole goal of forcing major world media to publish a leaflet on the human rights abuses against Croatians and oth
» Jacob Jake Matijevic 1947-2012 NASA engineer of Croatian origin father of Curiosity rover on Mars
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 12/30/2012 | Science , People , In Memoriam , History , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
  Jacob (Richard) Matijevic, also known as "Jake" Matijevic, (3 November 1947 - 20 August 2012) was an American NASA engineer of Croatian origin who worked on Mars Exploration Rovers. Dr. Matijevic, PhD in Mathematics from the University of Chicago, was involved in developing the "Sojourner", "Spirit", "Opportunity" and "Curiosity" rovers. For his contributions to the rover projects, NASA named several landmarks (inc
» Petar Janjic - Tromblon defendor of Vukovar and Croatia in 1991 and twenty years after
Petar Janjić nicknamed Tromblon, was an active participant of the defense of Vukovar in 1991, and survived infamous concentration camps in Serbia. He is speaking about his life and about Croatian defenders in his important and unique autobiographic book about the 1991 Vukovar tragedy, entitled "Žedni krvi gladni izdaje" (Those Thirsty of Blood and Hungry of Treason). He is openly and very courageously describing some
» Dr. Ante L. Padjen Croatian neuroscientist and founder of I Medici di McGill Orchestra in Montreal CA
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 11/14/2012 | Music , Science , People , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Professor Ante Padjen was educated in Croatia (University of Zagreb, Croatia; 1966, MD; 1970, DSc), University of Edinburgh (Graduate Studies), NIMH (1971 - 1975, Washington, DC). He has served as Professor at McGill University, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics from 1976. His primary research interests include neuroscience, information technology and knowledge translation in biomedicine with a particular int
» Nenad Bach, Antun Lučić - Anthony F. Lucas i Boris Ljubičić u Slici Hrvatske s Karolinom Vidovic Kristo
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 10/12/2012 | Science , Education , Croatian Life Stories , Business | Unrated
  Nenad Bach u Slici Hrvatske na HTV-u govori o svojoj dosadašnjoj karijeri, planovima za budućnost ali i o društvanoj i političkoj slici Hrvatske. Jeste li znali da je otac naftne industrije Hrvat? Pogledajte priču o malo poznatom Splićaninu Antunu Lučiću - Anthony F. Lucasu! Boris Ljubičić govori o dizajnu države Danske. Urednica: Karolina Vidović Krišto na fotografiji, 6. listopada 2012.

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