Jela Popović Spasić

Name Jela Popović Spasić
Spouse and other names Spasić
Date of birth 1876
Date of death 1968
Country Serbia
Language Serbian
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About her personal situation

Jela Popović was born in Belgrade in 1876. Her father was a high school teacher. She was educated in various places, though she finished most of her high school in Kragujevac. In 1895, she married Paun M. Spasić, who worked as a teacher in Pirot. After her husband’s death in 1898, she returned to her parents with her son. 

Place of birth Beograd
Place(s) of residence Serbia
Nationality srpska
First language(s) Serbian
Marital status Divorced Widowed
Education School education

About her professional situation

She wrote for a number of magazines. Along with Petar Stojanović she published the Materinska čitanka: za srpske ćerke i majke (The Maternal Reader: for Serbian Daughters and Mothers). She mostly wrote poetry, but she also published pedagogical treatises and short stories. She was also politically engaged, working for several political periodicals, and wrote about the life of Serbian women. 

Profession(s) and other activities Writer of prose and novel, Poet, and Contributor to periodical press
Language(s) in which she wrote Serbian
Financial aspects of her career Still not known

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