Anniversary of the death of the bishop of Makarska Nikola Bijankovic, 2016/08/10

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Nikola Bijanković, (Split, 15.08.1645. – Makarska, 10.08.1730.), bishop of Makarska

The bishop of Makarska Nikola Bijanković (1645-1730) – an enthusiast when it comes to Brela obliged Brela and the inhabitants of Brela in many things. After the victory over the Ottomans near Sinj in 1715, he built the church of Our Lady of Victory (today the church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel) in Brela.

On the 300th anniversary of the construction of the church, on 16.07.2015, the grateful inhabitants of Brela raised him a monument located in the churchyard.