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Rudjer Boskovic – Dubrovnik’s Shining Example of the Enlightement

Rudjer Boskovic - Dubrovnik's Shining Example of the Enlightement

One of the most famous figures of Dubrovnik’s Enlightenment was Ruđer Bošković (1711-1787). Born in Dubrovnik, Bosković was a polymath in the true sense of the word, being a world renowned physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat and a poet. Having been educated within the Jesuit order, Bošković’s career would include working for all the major countries in Europe and membership

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