In addition to political activities dealt with the history, philology, literary criticism, philosophy, writing poems, plays and political satire.
In addition to political activities dealt with the history, philology, literary criticism, philosophy, writing poems, plays and political satire (Letters magjarolacah). Today is often called the father of the nation. In the autumn of 1845. The completed high school in Zagreb and went to seminary in Senj, and from there to Budapest to study theology. The 1846th he received an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy  in Budapest. Then decided not to devote the priestly vocation, but the fight for free and sovereign Croatia. After unsuccessful attempts to obtain a teaching position at the University of Zagreb and Belgrade University, worked in the law office of Mr. shame to 1861st year. Namely, in that year chosen for the large notary Rijeka County. That same year he was elected to the Croatian Parliament as the representative districts Hreljin-Grobnik, but the 1862nd was suspended as an opponent of the regime and sentenced to one month imprisonment. Representatives of the Croatian Parliament shall be elected and the 1865th as a representative from the fifth district of Zagreb, and 1871st and 1878th as a representative of the Rijeka.