Fran Krsto Frankopan

Birth
Karlovačka, Croatia
Death 30 Apr 1671 (aged 28)
Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt Stadt, Lower Austria (Niederösterreich), Austria
Burial Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, City of Zagreb (Grad Zagreb), Croatia
Memorial ID 7688407 · View Source
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Croatian Historical Figure. Fran Kristo Frankapan was known for his seventeenth-century victories (with Petar Zrinski) against the Ottoman Empire. These victories were reversed, however, when the lands they had gained were partitioned by treaties between the Ottomans and the Habsburg Empire. Following a failed plot to overthrow Austrian rule, Frankapan and Zrinski were both taken captive by the Austrian Habsburgs on April 18, 1670 and their estates were looted. During his captivity, Frankapan translated Moliere's play "George Dandin". Frankapan and Zrinski were executed in Wiener Neuestadt. Their bodies were repatriated to Croatia in 1919.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7688407
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fran Krsto Frankopan (4 Mar 1643–30 Apr 1671), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7688407, citing Cathedral Assumption of Virgin Mary and St Stephen, Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, City of Zagreb (Grad Zagreb), Croatia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .