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 Jovan Cvijic

Jovan Cvijic

Birth
Death 16 Jan 1927 (aged 61)
Burial Belgrade, City of Belgrade (Grad Beograd), Serbia
Plot Tree-lined path of Giants, grave 8, class I
Memorial ID 8317501 · View Source
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Scientist and geographer. One of the great names of not only Serbian but European science. He founded the Serbian Geographic Association and he was the President of the Serbian Academy of Sciences. Honouree doctor of Paris Sorbonne and Karl University in Prague. He studied Serbia and the Balkan peninsula and by its science he laid the foundations of scientific geography, geo-morphology and athro-geography in Serbia. He was awarded numerous honours and left a great number of scientific works. He left his entire property as a legacy to the Serbian people and the Serbian geographic association. The highest peak of the mountain Rudnik is called Cvijic peak. Chairman of the Serb Royal Academy. Except in Belgrade, he also taught at Sorbonne and was holder of an honorary Ph.D. and honorary member of academies in several countries in the world.


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  • Created by: Jelena
  • Added: 25 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8317501
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jovan Cvijic (12 Oct 1865–16 Jan 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8317501, citing Novo Groblje, Belgrade, City of Belgrade (Grad Beograd), Serbia ; Maintained by Jelena (contributor 46528948) .