Aleksandar Stipčević

Croatian historian

Aleksandar Stipčević (10 October 1930 – 1 September 2015) was a Croatian archeologist, bibliographer, librarian and historian. He was best known for studying the Illyrians. He wrote several works on the Illyrians. He was a full professor at the University of Zagreb from 1987 until his retirement in 1997.

Stipčević was born in the village of Arbanasi near Zadar (then Zara, Kingdom of Italy). He was of Albanian ancestry.

Stipčević died on 1 September 2015 in Zagreb, aged 84.[1]


  1. "Preminuo Aleksandar Stipčević, čovjek koji je zadužio Zadar" (in Croatian). 1 September 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.