Hrvoje Hitrec

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Hrvoje Hitrec
Hrvoje Hitrec.jpg
Born Hrvoje Hitrec
Zagreb, Independent State of Croatia
(modern Croatia)
Citizenship Croatian
Occupation Writer and politician
Notable work(s) Smogovci
Awards Ksaver Šandor Gjalski
Ivana Brlić Mažuranić
Grigor Vitez

Hrvoje Hitrec (born 1943 in Zagreb, Croatia) is a Croatian writer and politician. He is notable for his works for children and youth, most famous of his works being Smogovci, but he also wrote novels, film and TV scripts, dramas. He received several notable Croatian literary awards: "Ksaver Šandor Gjalski", "Ivana Brlić Mažuranić" and "Grigor Vitez".[1]

He was an associate of Franjo Tuđman, the first President of Croatia.[2] He was the first director of Croatian Radiotelevision,[2] minister of information,[2] and member of Croatian Parliament.[2] He headed an independent list in the 2007 parliamentary elections.[3] He identified himself as eurosceptic and right wing politician.[4] His list did not win any mandates.

Works[edit]

  • "Humandel", Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2007., ISBN 978-953-0-61231-0
  • "Hrvatske legende", Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2007., ISBN 978-953-0-61222-2
  • "Kolarovi", Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2004., ISBN 953-0-61622-8
  • "Matko na štakama", Mosta, Zagreb, 2004., ISBN 953-226-042-0
  • "Gradsko kazalište Trešnja 1999.", Zagreb, 1999.
  • "Zagreb: hrvatska prijestolnica", Zagreb, 1994.
  • "Kanjon opasnih igara", Zagreb, 1994.
  • "Ur", Zagreb, 1982.
  • "Eko Eko", Zagreb, 1979. i još 9 izdanja u Zagrebu i 2 u prijevodu
  • "Smogovci: romančić za nešto stariju djecu i prilično mladu omladinu", Zagreb, 1976. i još 8 izdanja
  • "Pustinjakov pupak", Zagreb, 1974.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Croatian) Hrvati AMAC: Razgovor s Hrvojem Hitrecom
  2. ^ a b c d "Hrvoje Hitrec". hkv.hr (in Croatian). 10 October 2006. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "VII. izborna jedinica". jutarnji.hr (in Croatian). 31 October 2007. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  4. ^ (Croatian) hina.hr on Hitrec's list
Preceded by
Milovan Šibl
Croatian Minister of Information
March 4, 1991 – July 17, 1991
Succeeded by
Branko Salaj