First President

Apr 22, 2012

Ing. Kamilo Bedeniković – the first President of club

Kamilo Bedeniković is born in Zagreb, 3 July 1839. He´s father, Janko, was a representative in joint parliaments in Požun and Beč. He finished gymnasium in Karlovac (1851.), real in Landstrass (1856.) and polytechnic (Tehnishe Hockschule) in Wien 1858. On his political orientation probably had influence marriage with daughter of Ljudevit Gaj.

After graduation he came back in his country and work on construction of highway Stinica – Alan. At the same time from 1861. – 1869. he was a deputy of structural office in Zagreb. After (1869-1871) he was working on construction of railroad track Karlovac – Rijeka, where he was in 1871 – 1872 an head engineer. Beside that he continue to work in government department in Zagreb where he led the business for reconstruction in earthquake damaged buildings. On that work he managed re-organization of technical service and he organized courses from structural and craft business. He wrote several works for society journal. In first decades of society he was one of the most active members and the function of president, besides 1878 – 1880, he maintained in 1892 – 1900.


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