Ivo Andric’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 9, 1892

Death Date

Mar 13, 1975

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Mar 13, 1975



The novelist Ivo Andric died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Author who won the 1961 Nobel Prize in Literature. In works such as The Bridge on the Drina, The Woman from Sarajevo, and The Damned Yard, he wrote about the history, folklore, and culture of Ottoman Empire-controlled Bosnia.

He did not remarry after the 1968 death of his second wife, Milica Babic-Andric. He died, himself, in Belgrade, (then) Yugoslavia at the age of eighty-two.



“Sadness is also a kind of defence.” (Ivo Andric)


“If people would know how little brain is ruling the world, they would die of fear.” (Ivo Andric)


“One shouldn’t be afraid of the humans. Well, I am not afraid of the humans, but of what is inhuman in them.” (Ivo Andric)


“Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices.” (Ivo Andric)


“What can and doesn’t have to be always, at the end, surrenders to something that has to be.” (Ivo Andric)