Ivo Goldstein

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Ivo Goldstein
Svecanost podizanja NATOve zastave Zagreb 14.jpg
Ivo Goldstein (center)
Born (1958-03-16) 16 March 1958 (age 56)
Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croat
Occupation Writer, historian
Relatives Slavko Goldstein (father)
Danijel Ivin (uncle)

Ivo Goldstein (born 16 March 1958) is a Croatian historian.

He received his PhD in history at the University of Zagreb. Since 2001 he is a full professor at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb. He deals with Byzantium and Croatian history in the Middle Ages, especially the early Middle Ages, as well as history of the Jews in Croatia and the Croatian history of 20th century.[1]

He is former president of Bet Israel, a Jewish community in Zagreb, which he founded with his father, historian Slavko Goldstein. They are both involved with the reconstruction of the Zagreb Synagogue.[2] In 2012 Goldstein was named as the new Ambassador of Croatia to France.[3]


  • Bizant na Jadranu (1992)
  • Hrvatski rani srednji vijek (1995)
  • Croatia: A History (1999) [London: Hurst & Company]
  • Holokaust u Zagrebu (2001)
  • Židovi u Zagrebu 1918.-1941. (2005)
  • Evropa i Sredozemlje u srednjem vijeku (2006)
  • Hrvatska 1918.-2008.(2008)


  1. ^ "Croatian Jews hope elections will end area's isolation". Jweekly.com. 7 January 2000. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Pandža, Gordan (15 September 2006). "Sinagogu u Zagrebu gradit će obje općine" (PDF). Vjesnik (in Croatian). Retrieved 17 May 2009. 
  3. ^ Selimović, Š. (7 September 2012). "Rošade u diplomaciji: Grubiša u Rim, Goldstein u Pariz". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). Retrieved 30 June 2013. 

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