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Death record of Franc Ivanóczy, priest and national awakener


Head of the registry office

1913. 8. 29.


Born as Franc Kodila on August 25, 1857 in Ivanovci. To honor his compatriots, he changed his family name to Ivanóczy. He studied theology in Budapest, became a chaplain in Murska Sobota. In 1885 he received a doctorate in Scripture and Assyriology. From March 1889 until his death he was the parish priest of Tišina. He was a national spokesman for the Prekmurje Region and fought for the rights of the Slovene language in the church, school and press. Other nationally committed priests were alongside him (Jožef Klekl, Ivan Baša, Jožef Klekl Jr., Jožef Sakovič ...). He wrote numerous religious articles, published monthly magazines, and founded the Glowing Heart of Jesus Association.

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Name of site
Other settlement names
Alsószentbenedek, Ivanócz
1 kos
Place of origin/discovery
Name of institution or personage holding object; identification number of object
Pokrajinski arhiv Maribor Arhivski fond: SI_PAM/0016 Zbirka dvojnikov matičnih knjig Prekmurja in Medžimurja, Mrliška matična knjiga Tišina (civilna), knjiga številka 149, SI_PAM/0016/001/026/00005
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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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