Antun Mihanović studied law at the University of Vienna until 1817 . From 1818 he worked as an auditor in Venice and Padua , from 1823 to 1836 as gubernial secretary in Fiume (Rijeka) . From 1836 to 1838 he was the first Austrian consul in Belgrade , further stations were Saloniki , Trebizond , Smyrna , Constantinople and Bucharest .
His poem under the title "Horvatska domovina" was printed in the daily Danica in 1835 , set to music by Josif Runjanin in 1846 and in 1891 for the Croatian national anthem. Mihanović also collected medieval manuscripts.
- Constantin von Wurzbach : Mihanović, Anton . In: Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich . 18th part. Kaiserlich-Königliche Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, Vienna 1868, pp. 259–229 ( digitized version ).
- S. Batušić: Austrian Biographical Lexicon 1815–1950 (ÖBL). Volume 6, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 1975, ISBN 3-7001-0128-7 , p. 278. In:
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Mihanović Petropoljski, Antun|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Author of the Croatian national anthem|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 10, 1796|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Zagreb|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 14, 1861|
|Place of death||Klanjec|