Nedžad Ibrišimović

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Nedžad Ibrišimović
Born (1940-10-20)20 October 1940
Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Died 15 September 2011(2011-09-15) (aged 70)
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Resting place Ferhadija Mosque Cemetery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ethnicity Bosniak

Nedžad Ibrišimović, (20 October 1940 – 15 September 2011) was a Bosnian writer and sculptor. Between 1993 and 2001, he was a president of the Association of Writers of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is best known for the novels Ugursuz (1968, Unfortunate) and Vječnik (2005), translated in English as Eternee (2010). In 2011 he was one of the founders of the Bosniak Academy of Sciences and Arts. Ibrišimović's novels have been translated into Czech, Turkish, Albanian, English, French, Spanish, German and Italian.