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Brne Karnarutić
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Date of Birth: Possibly 1515

Place of Birth: Zadar

Date of Death: 1573

Place of Death: Zadar


Brne Karnarutić was a Croatian Renaissance poet, born into an ancient aristocratic family. After school in Zadar, he studied law, probably in Padua, and then served as a captain in the army of the Republic of Venice. He led a Croatian cavalry squad in the Ottoman-Venetian war (1537-40). Later, he became a lawyer in Zadar.

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Plejić Poje, Lahorka, “Brne Karnarutić”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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