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Did You Know?

 - The first tie was worn by Croatian soldiers
 - The first parachute was invented by a Croat Faust Vrancic
 - Slavoljub Penkala invented the ball point pen and fountain pen
 - Ivan Vucetic invented dactyloscopy - a method of identification based on fingerprints
 - Lavoslav Ruzicka
 - in 1939, received the Noble Prize in the field of organic synthesis
 - Vladimir Prelog in 1975 - received the Noble Prize for the achievements in the field of stereochemistry of natural compounds
 - Stjepan Mohoroivcic - discovered the existence of a discontinuity layer between the surface and the core of the Earth called today Moho layer

These are only a few facts that show how the Croats have contributed to humanity.