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Veli Ježenj, Pazin

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Veli Ježenj, Pazin

Istrian Bishop 
(Veli Ježenj, 1812. - Trieste, 1882.)

As a poor rural child, due to diligence and intelligence, he attended a Karlovac gymnasium and later continued his education in Viennese Augustineum where he studied theology. He fought for the equality of Croatian language with the Italian. He founded schools and shared a student scholarship. He printed the prayer "Father, be your will", which was extremely important for civic education. His figure is on a banknote of 10 kuna. The university in Pula carries his name.

Grad Pazin Općina Cerovlje Općina Gračišće Općina Karojba Općina Lupoglav Općina Pićan Općina Sveti Lovreč Općina Sveti Petar u Šumi Općina Tinjan

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