Portrait of the noble Franjo Marković
• Material and technique: oil on canvas
• Originating from: 1903
• Author: Joso Bužan
• Franjo Marković (1845 - 1914) was born in Križevci.
He studied classical languages, philosophy, and Slavic
languages and literature in Vienna, where he earned his
Ph.D. in 1872. He was a university professor at the Faculty
of Philosophy (at the time called Mudroslovni Fakultet)
in Zagreb. He was the Dean of the Faculty in 1874/5, the
head of Francis Joseph the First's University (1881-1883),
and a member of the Yugoslavian (Croatian) Academy of
Sciences and Arts. He was also a prominent politician
and the MP for the town of Križevci.