Vlaho Getaldić

Politician, Author

1788 – 1872

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Who was Vlaho Getaldić?

Vlaho Getaldić was a Dalmatian writer, translator and politician from Dubrovnik.

Born in the Republic of Dubrovnik, he was the grand-nephew of the renowned Marin Getaldić, and descendant of Gundulić family through his mother's line. He was member and president of the Council "Reign of Dalmatia" based in the city of Zadar, which consisted of eight individuals. Getaldić married Ana Božidarević. His cousin, the Mayor of Dubrovnik, Šišmundo Getaldić-Gundulić married with the sister of Malvina Božidarević.

The Austrian Empire gave him the title of Baron in 1846. In 1865 Vlaho translated Osman from Croatian into Latin hexameters. In the short introduction, Vlaho gave the rules of his translations.

Also, Vlaho wrote poetry in Latin.

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Born
Dec 22, 1788
Dubrovnik
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Lived in
  • Dubrovnik
Died
Oct 27, 1872
Dubrovnik

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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