Predrag Matvejević was born on October 7, 1932, in Mostar, and died on February 2, 2017.
He was a Bosnian Croat writer and scholar.
He was l literature scholar.
Matvejević taught at universities in Zagreb, Paris, and Rome.
Predrag Matvejević best known for his 1987 non-fiction book Mediterranean: A Cultural Landscape, a seminal work of cultural history of the Mediterranean region which has been translated into more than 20 languages.
Predrag Matvejević passed away at 84 years old.