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Street named after Dragojla Jarnević (Karlovac, Croatia)

    Dragojla Jarnević (b. Karlovac, Croatia, 1812 – d. 1875, Karlovac, Croatia) was a Croatian writer and teacher. After her education in Karlovac, she stayed in several European cities for longer time periods (Graz, Trieste, Venice), working as a teacher and governess in wealthy families. After returning to Karlovac, she tried to found a private girls’ school, and then she taught children of both sexes in her own home. She especially encouraged awareness of the need for better education for girls.

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    Address: Ulica Dragojle Jarnević, Karlovac, Croatia