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Jovan Sterija Popovic (1806–1856)

Jovan Sterija Popovic (1806-1856) was one of the most famous dramatists to emerge from the Balkans in the 19th century. He was a famous playwright, dramatist, comediographer, and pedagogue. He is considered by many to be the Father of Serbian Drama. His famous dramas were (and still are) "Kir Janja", "Pokondirena Tikva", "Rodoljupci", "Zapiske", ... See full bio »

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Kir Janja Writer


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 2011 Kir Janja (TV Movie) (play)
 2006 Dani Berbe Grozdja (TV Movie) (characters)
 1998 Dzandrljivi muz (TV Movie) (novel "Dzandrljivi muz")
 1998 Zla zena (TV Movie)
 1998 Sudbina jednog razuma (TV Movie) (novel "Sudbina jednog razuma")
 1998 Laza i Paralaza (TV Movie) (novel "Laza i Paralaza")
 1998 Kir Janja (TV Movie) (writer)
 1997 Ljubav, zenidba i udadba (TV Movie) (play "Zenidba i udadba")
 1997 Pokondirena tikva (TV Movie)
 1995 Simpatija i antipatija (TV Movie)
 1992 Vrsacka pozorisna jesen (TV Series) (plays)
 1986 Pokondirena tikva (TV Movie) (novel "Pokondirena tikva")
 1986 Rodoljupci (TV Movie)
 1982 Beograd nekad i sad (TV Movie) (play - as Sterija)
 1981 Kir Janja (TV Movie)
 1981 Pokondirena tikva (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Rodoljupci (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Zenidba i udadba (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Laza i Paralaza (TV Movie)
 1973 Rodoljupci (TV Movie)
 1967 Dzandrljivi muz (TV Movie)
 1963 Kir Janja (TV Movie)
 1959 Laza i Paralaza (TV Movie)

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He worked as a lawyer and was one of the first professors and co founder of Serbian Faculty of Law in 1842 (at that time it was called Licej - read it Leetsay). His other works are book Roman Bez Romana (or Novel Without Novel) in 1838, tragedy Smrt Stefana Dechanskog (or Death of Stefan Dechanski) in 1841 and compilation of ... See more »

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