Encyclopedia of Yugoslavia

The Enciklopedija Jugoslavije ( Encyclopedia of Yugoslavia ) is one in the SFR Yugoslavia, published in two editions in several volumes National Encyclopedia, which was published by the Yugoslav Lexicographic Institute.


In Osijek appeared in the years 1887 and 1890 two volumes of the planned 6 volumes Hrvatska Enciklopedija - Priručni rječnik sveobćega znanja (until keyword gzel, Petar ), by Ivan Zoch ( 1843-1921 ) and Josip Mencin ( 1856-1900 ), professors was at the grammar school of Osijek, edited.

Stanoje Stanojević (1874-1937) published between 1925 and 1929 in Zagreb, the Narodna enciklopedija Srpsko - hrvatsko - slovenačka ( = Serbian -Croat- Slovene People's Encyclopedia ) in two editions with four or five volumes, one in Cyrillic and in Latin Scripture. The work is considered the first Yugoslav encyclopedia.

In the years 1941-1945 published in Zagreb 5 volumes of Hrvatska Enciklopedija (until keyword Elektrika ). Editor in Chief Mate was Ujević (1901-1967), who later held a senior position at the Yugoslav Lexicographic Institute and participated in the creation of the first issue of the Enciklopedija Jugoslavije.

First edition of the Enciklopedija Jugoslavije

The first edition of Enciklopedija Jugoslavije ( in Serbo-Croatian / Latin font ) appeared in the years 1955 to 1971 in eight volumes.

Second edition of the Enciklopedija Jugoslavije

The Second Edition of Enciklopedija Jugoslavije appeared in 1980 and was scheduled on 12 volumes. In addition to the main edition published in Serbo-Croatian / Latin font transmissions in 5 additional language / font variants. As part of the dissolution of Yugoslavia in 1991, the project was discontinued. From the main issue, the volumes were published at this time 1 to 6.

The Macedonian and Albanian variant were first published in the respective languages ​​encyclopedias.