Ivan Jalševac is a 29 years old real-life Titanic passenger. He is a labourer from Topolovac, Croatia and was married to Kathrin, whom he left in Topolovac when he travelled to Cherbourg to board the Titanic. To reach his destination New York, he bought his third class ticket from the agent: Im Obersteg & Cie., Basel for 250 Swiss francs. (ticket number 349240, £7 17s 11d) As a friend of Franz Karun, he travelled in the end to Galesburg, Ill.
He worked as a farmer in Topolovac and died there in 1945.
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