ANDRIJA MOHOROVIČIĆ

Fomous for his discovery of the Mohorovicic discontinuity.

Fomous for his discovery of the Mohorovicic discontinuity.

He was born in Volosko in 1857., studied in Prague, he taught at the Nautical School in Bakar, school in Osijek and Zagreb University. He was a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences and there is a crater on the moon carring his name . He died in Zagreb in 1936.
Discovery of the Mohorovicic discontinuity  is one of the greatest achievements in the field of seismology of all time.