Vladimir Mažuranić

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Vladimir Mažuranić (October 16, 1845 – January 17, 1928) was Croatian lawyer and politician.[1]

He was the son of Croatian Ban and writer Ivan Mažuranić, and father of writer Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić.

He was born in Karlovac. He studied law in Vienna and received a degree at the Law Academy in Zagreb in 1866. He worked in the civil service, in the judicial and law services in Karlovac and Ogulin, serving as a president of the Governor's Board (1898–1912). He became a full member of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1913, serving as its president in 1918–1921. He was an honorary member of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences and Learned Society in Lviv, Ukraine. His main work was Prinosi za hrvatski pravno-povjestni rječnik ("Contributions to the Croatian legal-historical dictionary", I–II, 1908–22), in which he collected and analyzed legal-historical Croatian lexical heritage.[1]

He died in Zagreb.


  1. ^ a b "Mažuranić, Vladimir", Croatian Encyclopedia (in Croatian), Leksikografski zavod Miroslav Krleža, 1999–2009, retrieved January 5, 2014 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Vladimir Mažuranić
Chairman of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts
Succeeded by
Gustav Janeček