8 august 1809
, kingdom of croatia
, austrian empire
|died||20 april 1872 (aged 62)|zagreb
, kingdom of croatia-slavonia
|resting place||mirogoj cemetery, zagreb, croatia|
|occupation||linguist, politician, journalist, writer|
|known for||gaj's latin alphabet|
paulina krizmanić (m.
ljudevit gaj (croatian: [ʎûdeʋit ɡâːj]; born ludwig gay; 8 august 1809 – 20 april 1872) was a croatian linguist, politician, journalist and writer. he was one of the central figures of the pan-slavist illyrian movement.