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Death of Štefan Kühar, a Prekmurje folklore collector from Bratonci – death certificate


Head of the registry office

1915. 9. 25.


Štefan Kühar was born on July 29, 1882 in Bratonci. He studied in Lendava and Nagykanizsa, then in Szombathely he studied theology, which he had to stop because of his lung disease. He returned to Bratonci, where he collected folk songs and ethnographic materials. He has published in the Novine newspaper, in the Heart of Jesus calendar and in the Journal of History and Ethnology. He died on September 24, 1915, at the early age of 33. They wrote in the newspapers, among other things, that he had a good command of the Dolinsko dialect, wrote well in Slovene language, and strove to keep the Slovenian people of Prekmurje faithful to their mother tongue.

Information on digitization

Name of site
Other settlement names
Bratoncz, Murabaráti, Neuhof
1 stran
Place of origin/discovery
Name of institution or personage holding object; identification number of object
Pokrajinski arhiv Maribor / Maribori Területi Levéltár Arhivski fond: SI_PAM/0016, Zbirka dvojnikov matičnih knjig Prekmurja in Medžimurja, Mrliška matična knjiga Bratonci (civilna) 1907–1918, TE 286 SI_PAM/0016/001/004/00003
Web page
Kühar Štefan, zapis v Slovenskem biografskem leksikonu Vest o smrti Štefana Küharja, Novine, 10. oktober 1915, št. 41, str. 2
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400 x 400 dpi
Restrictions on use
Brez omejitev
Date of documentation
Person documenting
Ksenija Rojht, Gordana Šövegeš Lipovšek

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