Split is a city of love, history, natural beauty, sport, a city of Mediterranean lifestyle, culture, diet, and a lot of interesting people.
We bring you a few lines on several renowned citizens of Split who, to this day, are referred to as the ”legends of Split”.
Marko Uvodić Splićanin (1877-1947) – Croatian journalist and writer known for writing short stories in the Chakavian dialect, compiled in his collections – ”Libar Marka Uvodića Splićanina” & ”Drugi Libar Marka Uvodića Splićanina”, which depict the Split state of mind and sense of humor of the everyday man.
Vid Morpurgo (1838-1911) – Croatian publisher, bibliographer and librarian. In 1960 he opened his own bookstore on today’s People’s Square (Narodni trg) which is still one of the oldest bookstores in Europe.
Zdravka Krstulović (1940-2003) – Theater, television and movie actress, known to wider audience as the actress who played Anđa Vlaj’na in ”Naše malo misto” and Violeta in ”Velo misto”.
Antonio Bajamonti (1822-1891) – One of the most prominent mayors of Split. Among other things, he provided the citizens of Split with drinking water, renovated Diocletian’s Aqueduct, built ”Teatro Bajamonti”, Republic Square (Prokurative), monumental fountain, breakwater, as well as a passage leading from Peristyle through the Basement halls to Riva.
Information by: visitsplit.com