Croatian Jews
The Jewish community of Croatia dates back to at least the 3rd century, although little is known of the community until the 10th and 15th centuries. The community, over 20,000 strong on the eve of Wor...
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Šandor Alexander
Šandor Alexander pl. Sesvetski (April 5, 1866 – December 17, 1929) was an Croatian nobleman, industrialist, philanthropist, younger brother of Samuel David Alexander and member of the Zagreb pro...
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Mihajlo Klajn
Ing. Mihajlo Klajn (born Mihajlo Klein; 1912 – 1941) was an Croatian agronomist and communist who was killed during the Holocaust.Klajn was born on 24 August 1912 in Osijek, Croatia to ...
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Ervin Šinko
Ervin Šinko (born Franjo Spitzer; 5 October 1898 – 26 March 1967) was an Croatian – Hungarian writer, publisher and poet.Šinko was born in Apatin to a Jewish family on 5 October 1898. He attended elem...
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Mordecai Ehrenpreis
Mordecai Ehrenpreis (later on: Marcus Ehrenpreis; 25 June 1869 – 26 February 1951) was a Hebrew author, publisher, Rabbi and Zionist.He was born in Lviv and started already as a young man to write in ...
Rikard Lang
Prof.dr.sc. Rikard Lang (February 22, 1913 – September 16, 1994) was prominent Croatian university professor, lawyer and economist.Lang was born to a notable Jewish family, of Ignjat and Terezija Lang...
Oskar Alexander
Oskar Artur Alexander (February 20, 1876 – April 16, 1953) was a Croatian academic painter and professor.
Alexander was born in Zagreb to a prominent Jewish family Alexander. His father, Lju...
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Sonja Kastl
Sonja Kastl (July 14, 1929, Zagreb) is Croatian film and stage actress, teacher, dancer and choreographer.
Kastl was born in Zagreb on July 14, 1929 to a Croatian Jewish family of Đuro and Josipa ...
Zvonimir Richtmann
Zvonimir Richtmann (22 November 1901 – 9 July 1941) was Croatian Jew physicist, philosopher, politician and publicist who was killed during World War II by Ustaše.
Richtmann was bor...
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Reuven Dafni
Reuven Dafni (Hebrew: ראובן דפני‎; born Ruben Kandt; Zagreb, 1913 – 2005, Israel) was Croatian Partisan, Israeli soldier and diplomat, one of founders of kibbutz Ein Gev and l...
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Ivan Merz
Blessed Ivan Merz (December 16, 1896 in Banja Luka – May 10, 1928 in Zagreb) was a Croatian lay academic, beatified by Pope John Paul II on a visit at Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina on June ...
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Samuel Louis Mosinger
Samuel Louis Mosinger (1804 – 20 April 1872) was prominent Croatian businessman, merchant and member of the "Varaždin charity society", the first and oldest such society in Croatia.Mosi...
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Slavko Löwy
Slavko Löwy (August 7, 1904 – April 1, 1996) was well-known Croatian architect.
Löwy was born in Koprivnica to a respectable and wealthy Croatian Jewish family, who were engaged in trade. In Kopri...
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Marko Rothmüller
Marko Rothmüller (born Aaron Rothmüller; 31 December 1908 – 20 January 1993) was a Croatian operatic baritone, composer and pianist.
Rothmüller was born in the village of Trnjani ne...
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Aleksandar Savić
Aleksandar Savić (born Alel Schwarz; 1923 – 1941) was an young Croatian communist and member of the resistance movement in Croatia, murdered during the Holocaust.Savić was born in Zagre...
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Tina Morpurgo
Tina Morpurgo (March 6, 1907 – June 1, 1944) was a notable Croatian painter from Split.Morpurgo was born on March 6, 1907 in Split to the notable Jewish Morpurgo family which originated from Marburg, ...
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Ivan Focht
Ivan Focht (7 June 1927 – 20 October 1992) was a Croatian and Bosnian Jewish philosopher and mycologist.Focht was born in Sarajevo to a Jewish family on June 7, 1927. All members of his family have be...
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Izidor Perera-Matić
Izidor Perera-Matić (2 July 1912 – 24 January 1944) was Croatian Jewish physician and Partisan.Perera-Matić was born in Vela Luka on July 2, 1912. He finished elementary and high school...
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Vatroslav Lisinski
Vatroslav Lisinski (Zagreb, 8 July 1819 – Zagreb, 31 May 1854) was a Croatian composer.Lisinski was born Ignatius Fuchs to a German Jewish family. He would later change his name to Vatroslav Lisinski...
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