Jakovljević c. 1926
|Born||7 December 1890|
Knjaževac, Kingdom of Serbia
|Died||2 November 1962 (aged 71)|
Belgrade, FPR Yugoslavia
|Resting place||Belgrade New Cemetery|
|Occupation||Author, biologist and professor|
|Alma mater||University of Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy|
|Notable works||Likovi u senci, Srpska trilogija|
Stevan Jakovljević (Serbian Cyrillic: Стеван Јаковљевић; 7 December 1890 – 2 November 1962) was a Serbian author, biologist and professor.
Jakovljević graduated with a degree in biology from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy where he also later earned his doctorate. He was a professor at the University's Faculty of Pharmacy.
He made a name for himself in the literary world with his trilogy of novels published in 1937 titled Srpska trilogija which consist of the novels Devetstočetrnaesta (1935), Pod Krstom (1936) and Kapija slobode (1937). His other works include the novels Smena generacija (1939) about the social life in Belgrade during the interwar period, Velika zabuna (1952) which is a war chronicle of World War II and Likovi u senci (1956) which describes life as a POW in Italy and Germany.
He also published botanical papers titled Studije o biljnom svetu Prespanskog jezera, Makrofitska vegetacija Ohridskog jezera i Sistematika lekovitog bilja.
Death and legacy
- Politika (2018-12-01). "Sećanje na pobedu u Velikom ratu i Stevana Jakovljevića" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2018-12-18.
- SANU. "Stevan Jakovljević" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-07-27.
- Večernje novosti (2013-12-01). "Komunisti ucenjivali pisca Srpske trilogije i Mir Jam" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-07-27.
- "Gimnazija "Stevan Jakovljević" - Vlasotince". srednjeskole.edukacija.rs. Retrieved 2019-08-02.
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