Nada Klaiĉ (Zagreb 1920-1988)
Prof. Dr. Nada Klaiĉ, university professor and one of the most prominent Croatian medievalists, graduated at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Zagreb, the same faculty where she was involved in teaching for 45 years. She started her teaching and scientific career at the Faculty's Department of History in 1943 to become a full professor of the Croatian medieval history in 1969. This position she held until her death in 1988. Paralelly she taught several years at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zadar. Numerous generations of her students remember her as an excellent teacher, committed to transferring the love for studying of the past and for scientific research.
Since 1946, when she took her doctor's degree with the thesis Political and Social System of Slavonia during the Arpáds' Rule, she was for several decades engaged in research of the Croatian medieval history. Nada Klaiĉ gathered the results of her extensive analytical investigations, published first in journals and proceedings, in outstanding monographs and surveys of Croatian history. Just to mention here, among other titles, the books:
books that have to be consulted in any further study of the Croatian medieval history.
THE MEMORIAL COLLECTION NADA KLAIĈ