Was born in Serbia, in a town named Kraljevo, on October 26th, 1955. His father’s name is Milos and his mother’s Olga. He grew up and finished primary school in Vitanovac, a small town next to Kraljevo in Sumadija area, where the river Gruza joins the Morava. He graduated from Grammar school in Kraljevo and, subsequently, from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Sarajevo in 1980. He also finished his postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Sarajevo. He successfully completed his doctoral thesis in 1996 on the subject of computer science – mathematical models at the Institute of Computer Science in Novosibirsk. At the same institute he completed his second doctoral thesis in 1999 in technical science and earned his PhD. With his research studies he participated in over 50 international congresses, on all continents. He is a professor at the Serbian University in Kosovska Mitrovica, at the Faculty of Mathematical Science and Information Technology.
1980 - 1982 Magnohrom, Kraljevo, Serbia
1982 - 1983 Olympic committee, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1983 - 1985 Bokeljka bearing industries, Kotor, Montenegro
1985 - 1989 Vardar montaza (general manager), Skopje, Macedonia
1989 - 1993 Interplastika S. A. (head manager), Lugano, Switzerland
Since 1969 Hrane has been a radio amateur operator, a hobby he began with in Radio club Kraljevo. During the period of 1996 until 2006 he was the president of the Amateur Radio Union of Yugoslavia - Serbia and Montenegro. He visited over 200 countries and is ranked within the top 100 in the world. He speaks Serbian, English, Russian, Italian, Polish and Macedonian language.
During his professional and radio-amateur career, both of which he still pursues, he won many awards he finds very valuable in their own way. However, there are few awards we can specially mention:
- Honorary citizen of Kraljevo, his home town, was awarded to him in 2004
- "Hall of fame" plaque, awarded by the American "CQ" magazine, where he was listed as one of the top 100 most important people in the area of communications and amateur radio.
- Honorary member of Yugoslav Radio Amateur Union
His special contribution is also the award of Kraljevo Literary Club, entitled: "Kraljevo Literery Club Annual Award, donated by Dr Hranislav Milosevic"