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us: Obradović, Dositej, 1739-1811


  • [Dimitrije "Dositej" Obradović (Serbian: Димитрије Обрадовић, 17 February 1739 - 7 April 1811) was a Serbian writer, philosopher, dramatist, librettist, linguist, traveler, polyglot and the first minister of education of Serbia. An influential protagonist of the Serbian national and cultural renaissance, he advocated Enlightenment and rationalist ideas while remaining a Serbian patriot and an adherent of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Founder of modern Serbian literature, he is commonly referred to by his mononym, first name alone. He became a monk in the Serb Orthodox monastery of Hopovo, in the Srem region, and acquired the name Dositej (Dositheus). He translated many European classics, including Aesop's Fables, into Serbian. He was a contemporary of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Johann Jakob Engel, Carlo Goldoni and others.] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dositej_Obradovi%C4%87
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    • us: Обрадовић, Доситеј, 1739-1811
    • us: Obradović, Dimitrije, 1739-1811
    • us: Obradović, Dositije, 1739-1811
    • us: Obradovich, Dositey, 1739-1811
    • us: Obradovics, Dositheus, 1739-1811
    • us: Obradovitch, Dositiyé, 1739-1811
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    • found: Gavrilović, A. Dositije u Srbiji 1807-1811, 1902.
    • found: Wikimedia via Wikipedia, January 4, 2017 (ethnic group: Serbs; sex or gender: male; Commons category: Dositej Obradović; VIAF identifier: 76370256; ISNI: 0000000109172704; place of birth: Ciacova; place of death: Belgrade; GND identifier: 118735845; LCAuth identifier: n80148817; instance of: human; date of birth: +1742-00-00T00:00:00Z; date of death: +1811-00-00T00:00:00Z, +1811-01-11T00:00:00Z; Freebase identifier: /m/038q3x; occupation: linguist, poet, writer; BnF identifier: 122343037; country of citizenship: Austrian Empire; location of burial: St. Michael's Cathedral; British Museum person-institution: 170667; OpenPlaques subject identifier: 2864; described by source: Nordisk familjebok; CONOR identifier: 12631907; surname: Obradović; SUDOC authorities: 031049818; languages spoken or published: Serbian; Commons gallery: Dositej Obradović; CERL ID: cnp00586892; FAST-ID: 63959; IMDb identifier: nm0643472; NKC identifier: js20020812062) {http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q347659}
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    • [Dimitrije "Dositej" Obradović (Serbian: Димитрије Обрадовић, 17 February 1739 - 7 April 1811) was a Serbian writer, philosopher, dramatist, librettist, linguist, traveler, polyglot and the first minister of education of Serbia. An influential protagonist of the Serbian national and cultural renaissance, he advocated Enlightenment and rationalist ideas while remaining a Serbian patriot and an adherent of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Founder of modern Serbian literature, he is commonly referred to by his mononym, first name alone. He became a monk in the Serb Orthodox monastery of Hopovo, in the Srem region, and acquired the name Dositej (Dositheus). He translated many European classics, including Aesop's Fables, into Serbian. He was a contemporary of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Johann Jakob Engel, Carlo Goldoni and others.] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dositej_Obradovi%C4%87
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