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Velikani hrvatske znanosti i tehnike

Great Croatian men of science and technology

Various sculptors
1993-2004

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Description

Eight busts of Croatian inventors and engineers on granite pillars flanking the driveway to the entrance of the Technical museum.

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IVAN
KRSTITELJ
RABLJANIN
umro 1540

GRAD RAB - GRADU ZAGREBU
1995
autor akad. kip. kosta angeli radovani

Ivan Krstitelj Rabljanin (Johannes Baptista Arbensis de la Tolle)
(Rab c. 1470 - Dubrovnik 1540)
Croatian bronze caster, technologist and artist (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Kosta Angeli Radovani, 1995

FAUST
VRANČIĆ
1551 - 1617

Faust Vrančić (Fausto Veranzio)
(Šibenik 1551 - Venezia 1617)
polymath from Venetian Dalmatia; bishop of Csanád; in his Machinae Novae (Venice 1615 or 1616) he described and illustrated 56 different machines, devices, and technical concepts (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Kosta Angeli Radovani, 1993

RUDER
BOŠKOVIĆ
1711 - 1787

Ruđer Bošković (Roger Joseph Boscovich)
(Dubrovnik 1711 - Milano 1787)
Ragusan physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat, poet, theologian, Jesuit priest, and a polymath (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Stjepan Divković, 1996

SLAVOLJUB
PENKALA
1871 - 1922

2004
linda milić kršnjavi akad kipar

Slavoljub Eduard Penkala
Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia 1871 - Zagreb 1922)
Croatian engineer and inventor (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Linda Milić Kršnjavi, 2004

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FERDINAND
KOVAČEVIĆ
1838 - 1913

1999.
autor STANKO JANČIĆ akad. kipar

Ferdinand Kovačević
(Gospić 1838 - Zagreb 1913)
Croatian inventor, engineer, and pioneer in telegraphy (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Stanko Jančić, 1999

OTON
KUČERA
1856 - 1931

1998.
autorica marija ujević galetović

Oton Kučera
(Petrinja 1857 - Zagreb 1931)
Croatian astronomer (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Marija Ujević-Galetović, 1998

DAVID
SCHWARZ
1850 - 1897

2000.
STJEPAN GRAČIĆ akad. kip.

David Schwarz
(Kesthely, Hungaria, 1850 - Wien 1897)
Austro-Hungarian-Croatian aviation pioneer (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Stjepan Gračan, 2000

FRANJO
HANAMAN
1878 - 1941

2001.
STJEPAN GRAČIĆ akad. kip.

Franjo Hanaman
(Drenovski 1878 - Zagreb 1941)
Croatian inventor, engineer, and chemist (Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Stjepan Gračan, 2000

Sculptors

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Tags

  • Bronze caster
  • Bust
  • Divković, Stjepan
  • Engineer
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Gračan, Stjepan
  • Inventor
  • Jančić, Stanko
  • Jesuit
  • Kovačević, Ferdinand
  • Kršnjavi, Linda Milić
  • Kučera, Oton
  • Mathematician
  • Penkala, Slavoljub Eduard
  • Physicist
  • Rabljanin, Ivan Krstitelj
  • Radovani, Kosta Angeli
  • Schwarz, David
  • Ujević-Galetović, Marija
  • Vrančić, Faust
  • Location (N 45°48'13" - E 15°57'52")

    Item Code: hr066; Photograph: 8 September 2016
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