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» Jean Lunt Marinovic has published One Day in May – Bleiburg 1945
Submitted By Violi Calvert | Published 02/11/2017 | In Memoriam , History , Education | Unrated
The author's mission in 'One Day in May – Bleiburg 1945' is to provide an up-to-date narrative of events known as the 'Bleiburg Tragedy'.  Written in the English language, this 314 page book focuses on the negotiations at the Bleiburg castle, includes maps and photographs, and provides answers to important questions using numerous sources, including British, American and Croatian. The author, Jean Lunt Marinovic, i
» Vukovar 1991 - 2016 and music inspired by the destiny of the Baroque city on Danube river
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 11/19/2016 | Music , In Memoriam , History , Education | Unrated
Twenty five years have passed since the 1991 Vukovar tragedy. We provide several music expressions inspired by the events which marked Croatian contemporary history, as well as that of contemporary Europe. Among others, we provide music by Nenad Bach, Tomislav Ivčić (on the photo), Veritas aeterna, Dalmatino, Klapa Adriaticum, Buco, Miroslav Štivčić and others.
» Stanko Bilinski's rhombic dodecahedron discovered in Croatia in 1960 and nicely described by Matt Parker
Academician Stanko Bilinski 1909-1998, was distinguished Croatian mathematician, an expert in the field of Geometry. In 1960, he discovered the rhombic dodecahedron. A consequence of results from his PhD dissertation defended in 1944 (published in 1948, both at the University of Zagreb) is that there are precisely 14 semiregular (Archemidian) polyhedra. His results are cited and discussed by distinguished geometers l
» Sibe Mardesic 1927-2016 distinguished Croatian mathematician and Fellow of the AMS
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/18/2016 | Science , People , In Memoriam , History , Education | Unrated
Professor Sibe Mardešić: "I have been very devoted and faithful to Mathematics in Zagreb. I dedicated approximately equal shares of my time and energy to research, teaching and organization. I tried to transfer to Zagreb good things that I saw at other more developed places. I paid particular attention to teaching at the graduate level." Professor Sibe Mardešić is a member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and a F
» Branko Leskovar 1930-2016 distinguished Croatian-American expert in Electrical Engineering & Electronics
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/22/2016 | Science , People , In Memoriam , Education | Unrated
Dr Branko Leskovar, born in Croatia's capital Zagreb, earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb. Since 1965 he worked atthe  Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley. His work in resolution studies of electro-optical devices has had profound benefits on development and manufacturing of new devices with significantly improved characteristics. These methods hav
» Vladimir Novak 1928-2016 distinguished Croatian-American photographer
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/22/2016 | In Memoriam , Education | Unrated
Vladimir Novak, distinguished Croatian-American photographer, born in the city of Varaždin in 1928, died in Croatia's capital Zagreb in 2016. He will be remembered for his extremely interesting photos dealing with the work and life Croatian emigrants in the USA. Some of his photo-testimonials can be seen on the web pages of the CROWN, as well as on related web pages. Višnja Starešina, in her important documentary film
» Umro je Dr. Slobodan Lang: smrt koja nas moralno obvezuje na gradnju mira i činjenje dobra
Umro je ... hrvatski domoljub i nacionalist, Židov i Hrvat, štovatelj i sljedbenik ideja i vjere Isusa Krista, hrabar čovjek u ratu, spasitelj brojnih ljudskih života, idejni začetnik humanitarnih konvoja "Libertas" (uz Branku Šeparović) i "Bijeli put" (s Hermanom Vukušićem), odan suprug i brižan i nježan otac i djed, sin velikog znanstvenika i plemenitog čovjeka dr. Rikarda Langa ... Ništa od onog što je bio Slobod
» Bernard Luketich 1931-2015 president of Croatian Fraternal Union in the USA during 37 years
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 12/30/2015 | Music , People , In Memoriam , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Bernard Luketich was instrumental in the organization of the National Federation of Croatian Americans (NFCA) when a strong need existed for unifying all Croatians living in the United States. He was the recipient of numerous citations and prestigious awards from the Croatian government, was honored as Man of the Year by the United CFU Four County Lodges, CFU Scholarship Foundation Inc., the Fraternal Societies of Greate
» Mirogoj Cemetery in Croatia's capital Zagreb through the lens of Nikola Piasevoli
Submitted By Nikola Piasevoli | Published 04/3/2015 | People , In Memoriam , History , Education , Culture And Arts , Religion | Unrated
Mirogoj is one of the most beautiful city cemeteries in Europe. It has been designed by Austrian architect Herman Bollé, starting from 1879 to 1929 when it was completed. Many famous Croatians are burried there. Furthermore, with its pleasant atmosphere and numerous high quality works of art, it is a nice place for rest and meditation. All the photos have been taken by Mr. Nikola Piasevoli from Zagreb. With this pres


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