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Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (1787–1864)

Karadžić, Vuk Stefanović (kä-rä’jitsh). A Serbian author; born at Trshitch, Nov. 7, 1787; died at Vienna, Feb. 7, 1864. The two great works of his life were the reformation of the Serbian literary language, and the publication of the ‘Popular Serb Songs’ (4 vols., 1814–33; 3d ed. 1841–46). His epoch-making ‘Dictionary’ appeared in 1818. He was the founder of modern Serbian literature.