Sunday, October 21, 2018

Tag: Ivan Klajn

Ivan Klajn

Ivan Klajn, Linguist, Professor Of Italian, Member Of SANU:

Language Is His Weapon

He is descended from the Polish Jews. Klajn is actually German surname Klein, quite common among Jews. His maternal grandfather, Mihajlo Đurić,was the president of the Chamber of Commerce, highly regarded as an honest and hardworking man among Belgrade locals. During World War II, it was grandfather Mihajlo who saved him and his mother, while his father Hugo hid from the Nazis under the assumed name of Uroš Kljajić