Šefik Bešlagić

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Šefik Bešlagić
Born (1908-04-06)6 April 1908
Tuzla, Condominium of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria-Hungary
Died 19 November 1990(1990-11-19) (aged 82)
Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Austro-Hungarian, Yugoslav
Occupation Historian
Known for Bosnian history

Šefik Bešlagić (6 April 1908 – 19 November 1990) was a cultural historian from Bosnia. From 1953 to 1967 Šefik Bešlagić was the director of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He explored the medieval necropolis of marble or Stećci. He was a historian of material culture, especially of stones (Stećci, nišani, čatrnje, stolice).

Biography[edit]

Bešlagić was born in the town of Gornja Tuzla in 1908.[1] His mother Devleta (née Mulalić) was a housewife, while his father Agan was a teacher.

Šefik Bešlagić was educated in Tuzla, Doboj and Sarajevo, before teaching in Derventa and Gračanica.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Šefik Bešlagić: Epitaf neumornom istraživaču". Novo vrijeme. 20 May 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bibliografija radova Šefika Bešlagića". Academia. 2003. Retrieved 1 June 2014.