Zaharije Orfelin

Zaharije Orfelin

1726 – January 19, 1785

Zaharije Orfelin ({lang-sr-cyr:Захаријa Орфелин; 1726 – 19 January 1785) was a Serbian polymath who lived and worked in the Austrian Monarchy and Venice. Described as a Renaissance man, he was an educator, theologist, administrator, poet, engraver, lexicographer, herbalist, historian, translator, editor, publisher, polemicist, polyglot, a prominent oenologist, and traveler.