Aleksa Šantić, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Aleksa Šantić

Serbian poet

Date of Birth: 27-May-1868

Place of Birth: Mostar, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of Death: 02-Feb-1924

Profession: writer, composer, poet, journalist

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Aleksa Šantić

  • Aleksa Šantic (Serbian Cyrillic: ?????? ??????, pronounced [aleksa ?a:ntit?] (listen); 27 May 1868 – 2 February 1924) was a poet from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • A Herzegovinian Serb, his poetry reflecting both the urban culture of the region and the growing national awareness.
  • The most common themes of his poems are social injustice, nostalgic love, suffering of the Serb people, and the unity of the South Slavs.
  • He was the editor-in-chief of the magazine Zora (1896–1901).
  • Šantic was one of the leading persons of Serbian literary and national movement in Mostar.
  • In 1914 Šantic became a member of the Serbian Royal Academy.

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