ŠTAMPAROV SUVREMENIK JOSIP ŠILOVIĆ – UTEMELJITELJ ZAKLADE ZA KOLONIZACIJU SIROČADI IZ GLADNIH HRVATSKIH KRAJEVA I ZAKLADE SIROČADI NAŠIH ISELJENIKA U VRIJEME PRVOGA SVJETSKOG RATA
This article gives a brief review of the scientific, academic, and political activity of Josip Šilović, and most importantly of his humanitarian work. He will be remembered for saving thousands of children who lost their fathers or brothers to World War I and who were left to starve to death. To this end Šilović and his associates established several funds and organisations, most notably Narodna zaštita. He continued with his humanitarian activities until he died in Zagreb in 1939.
Key words: World War I; Narodna zaštita; orphans of war, Josip Šilović