Danicie, Georg

Danicie, Georg a famous Servian linguist, was born at Neusatz, April 4, 1825. In 1856 he was appointed librarian at Belgrade, in 1859 professor at the lyceum there, and in 1853 professor of Slavic philology at the college. In 1867 he went to Agram, where he was made secretary of the academy. In 1873 he was recalled to Belgrade, but in 1877 he went again to Agram to continue his large Serbo-Croatian dictionary, which was published by the academy. He died November 17, 1882. His chief work lies in his linguistic publications concerning the Servian language, but he also holds an honorable position on account of his excellent translation of the Old Testament into the Servian language. (B.P.)

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