Milorad Pavić

Novelist, Author

1929 – 2009

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Who was Milorad Pavić?

Milorad Pavić was a Serbian novelist, poet, short story writer, and literary historian. Born in Belgrade in 1929, he published many poems, short stories and novels during his lifetime, the most famous of which was the Dictionary of the Khazars. Upon its release, it was hailed as "the first novel of the 21st century." Pavić's works have been translated into more than thirty languages. He was vastly popular in Europe and in South America, and was deemed "one of the most intriguing writers from the beginning of the 21st century." He won numerous prizes in Serbia and in the former Yugoslavia, and was mentioned several times as a potential candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature. He died in Belgrade in 2009.

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Born
Oct 15, 1929
Belgrade
Also known as
  • Milorad Pavić
  • Milorad Pavic
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Children
Nationality
  • Serbia
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Belgrade
    Literature
    (1949 - 1953)
  • PhD, University of Zagreb
    History of literature
Died
Nov 30, 2009
Belgrade

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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