Istrian towns and villages

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Smrikve Pula Premantura
Brijuni Vodnjan Medulin
Fazana Galizana Vizace
Peroj Svetvincenat Marcana
Bale Kanfanar Mutvoran
Monkodonja Dvigrad Krnica
Rovinj Zminj Rakalj
Lim Bay Sv. Petar u Sumi Barban
Klostar Tinjan Rasa
Gradina Beram Labin
Vrsar Trviz Rabac
Funtana Gracisce Sv. Martin
Sv. Lovrec Pazin Sumber
Sv. Ivan Lindar Pican
Porec Kascerga Krsan
Mali Sv. Andjelo Zamask Klostar
Baredine Cave Motovun Kozljak
Tar Oprtalj Gologorica
Visnjan Zrenj Paz
Vizinada Zavrsje Belaj
Novigrad Grimalda Boljun
Karpinjan Draguc Lupoglav
Dajla Racice Raspor
Brtonigla Sovinjak Slum
Seget Vrh Ucka
Umag Hum Plomin
Savudrija Roc Brsec
Groznjan Buzet Moscenice
Buje Kostel Lovran
Momjan Salez Opatija
Istra Veprinac

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Famous Istrians and Notable non - Istrians


WRITERS, HISTORIOGRAPHERS AND ARCHEOLOGISTS

  • Mate BALOTA – Mijo Mirkovic (economist and poet born in Rakalj in 1898)
  • Matteo Giulio BARTOLLI (linguist and glottologist born in Labin in 1873)
  • Bernardo BENUSSI (historiographer born in Rovinj in 1846)
  • Loredana BOGLIUN DEBELJUH (poet born in Pula in 1955)
  • Eduard CALIC (historiographer born in Marcana in 1910)
  • Zvane (Ivan) CRNJA (poet born in Crnjeni near Zminj in 1920)
  • Viktor Car EMIN (writer born in Kraj near Lovran in 1870)
  • Gian Rinaldo CARLI (economist, historiographer and sociologist born in Kopar in 1720)
  • Aldo CHERINI (artist, historiographer and writer born in Kopar in 1919)
  • Branko FUCIC (arts historiographer born in Dubasnica, Krk island, in Croatia in 1920)
  • Drago GERVAIS (poet born in Opatija in 1904)
  • Andrea GLAVINA (educator and linguist born in Susnjevica in 1881)
  • Drago ORLIC (writer born in Mandelici near Svetvincenat in 1948)
  • Stjepan Istranin KONZUL (writer and translator born in Buzet in 1521)
  • Eugen KUMICIC (writer, novelist and dramatist born in Brsec in 1850)
  • Bruno MAIER (writer born in Kopar in 1922)
  • Giuseppina MARTINUZZI (writer born in Labin in 1844)
  • Attilio MICHELUZZI (cartoonist and writer born in Umag in 1930)
  • Guido MIGLIA (writer and journalist born in Pula in 1919)
  • Kristina MIHOVILIC (prehistoric researcher born in Pula in 1951)
  • Daniel NACINOVIC (poet born in Labin in 1952)
  • Giuseppe Bepi NIDER (writer and historiographer born in Rovinj in 1914)
  • Milan RAKOVAC (writer and jouranalist born in Rahovci near Porec in 1939)
  • Petar Matija STANKOVIC (canon, historiographer and writer born in Barban in 1771)
  • Fulvio TOMIZZA (writer born in Giurizzani near Umag in 1935)
  • Tugomil UJCIC (poet born in Pazin in 1906)
  • Eligio ZANINI (poet born in Rovinj in 1927)

ARCHITECTS

  • Silvano Barich BARESI (architect born in Rakalj in 1884)
  • Umberto CUZZI (architect born in Porec in 1891)

PAINTERS AND SCULPTURES MANUFACTURERS

  • Marino BELAS (scultures manufacturer born in Vodnjan in 1951)
  • Carlo Charles BILLICH (painter born in Opatija in 1934)
  • Cesare DELL'ACQUA (painter born in Piran in 1891)
  • Mario GASPERINI (painter born in Rovinj in 1932)
  • Sasa MATIJASIC (scultures manufacturers born in Pula in 1955)
  • Antun MOTIKA (painter born in Pula in 1902)
  • Bernardino PARENZANO (painter born in Porec around 1450)
  • Francesco TREVISANI (painter born in Kopar in 1656)

PHILOSOPHERS AND THEOLOGISTS

  • Herman DALMATIN – Dermanus Dalmata – Sclavus Dalmata – Herman de Carinthia (philosopher, astronomer, astrologer, mathematician, translator and author born in central Istria around 1110)
  • Juraj DOBRILA (Bishop born in Veli Jezanj near Tinjan in 1812)
  • Matthias FLACIUS ILLYRICUS – Matija Ilirik Vlacic (Lutheran reformer and philologist born in Labin in 1520)
  • Saint JEROME – Eusebius Hieronymus Sophronius (theologist, writer, translator and historiographer born in Zrenj in 347)
  • Baldo LUPETINA (Lutheran reformer born near Labin in the 16th century)
  • Pier Paolo VERGERIO THE ELDER (humanist, statesman and canonist born in Kopar in 1370)
  • Pier Paolo VERGERIO THE YOUNGER (Lutheran reformer born in Kopar in 1498)

BALLERINA

  • Caronne Adele Giuseppina Maria Grisi – Carlotta GRISI (ballerina and court dancer born in Vizinada in 1819)

SCIENTISTS

  • Korado KORLEVIC (astronomer born in Porec in 1958)
  • Domenico LOVISATO (geologhist and professor born in Izola in 1842)
  • Pietro Giorgio Alberto MARCHESI (artist and honorary engineer born in Vodnjan in 1862)
  • Andrija MOHOROVICIC (seismologist born in Volosko in 1857)
  • Santorio SANTORIO (medical scientist born in Kopar in 1561)
  • Silvio VARDABASSO (geologist born in Buje in 1891)
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