Jelena Jela Kujundžić
|Name||Jelena Jela Kujundžić|
|Spouse and other names||Novaković|
|Date of birth||1844|
|Date of death||1914|
About her personal situation
Jelena (Jela) Kujundžić was born in Belgrade in 1844. Her family was an affluent one. They lived in Belgrade, where Jelena finished elementary school. She married her brother’s friend at the age of nineteen. They lived in Belhrade and had several children. On of their sons, Mileta, was professor at the Faculty of Law in Belgrade.
|Place of birth||Beograd|
|Name(s) of children||Mileta|
About her professional situation
Jelena (Jela) Kujundžić wrote poems and kept a diary. The diary can serve as an invaluable evidence for those interested in studying Serbian history after 1860. In 1864, right before her marriage, she published poem “Devojkčka pesma” in “Danica”.
Savremenici i poslednici Dositeja Obradovića i Vuka Stefanovića Karadžića: sakupio, obradio i sredio Vlastoje D. Aleksijević (1911-1969), fifth volume. Available at:
Entry by Milica Đuričić.
Translated by Višnja Krstić.
|Profession(s) and other activities||Poet|
Works written by this author
Articles and other similar texts
- Devojačka pesma (1864)
Reception during lifetime
- Žene i književnost (1913)