Sofija Koča

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Name Sofija Koča
Spouse and other names Koča
Date of birth May 31, 1861
Date of death January 31, 1942
Country Serbia
Language Serbian
Web address http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/womenwriters/vre/persons/c4094378-ef74-4b92-b807-05b3504a6682#prevnext=1

About her personal situation

Sofija Koča was born in Osijek in a Serbian family. She married a tax clerk Aleksandar Koča. She lived with her husband and children in Osijek, Karovac, Irig and Vinkovci. Her husband abandons her in 1906, so she continues to take care of her seven children on her own. She died in Zemun in 1942.

Place of birth Osijek
Place(s) of residence Croatia and Serbia
Place of death Zemun
Nationality hrvatska
First language(s) Serbian
Marital status Abandoned by husband/partner
Number of children 7

About her professional situation

Aside from writing prose, which she published on her own, Sofija Koča was a private German teacher and a nurse. Her missionary work is especially significant: she collected contributions for the construction of the Orthodox church in Rojče, Slovenia. 

Profession(s) and other activities Writer of prose and novel, Teacher/governess, and Humanitarian workers
Language(s) in which she wrote Serbian

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