Famous Slovenian - Slovenian Celebrities
Think of Slovenia and you will be at once imported to a land of snow-capped peaks, turquoise green rivers and a pristine landscape! Agreed, very few things in the world beat the rural, rustic charm of this European country. But if you think that the greatness of the land is limited to its physical charms, hold on! This pretty country is address to some fine men and women who have perhaps earned more distinction than the wine of the land. Be it Olympic medalists, cartographers, film directors, opera singers, actuaries, historians, activists, geographers, comedians, philologists, painters, diplomats or politicians, the Slovenians have inscribed their greatness in the history of the world like very few other countries. Slovenians are mighty proud of their able sons and daughters of soil and are happy to show it off. Learn all about the famous Slovenians in their biographies below. Their timeline that captures the trivia and facts will fill you with utter admiration. So without any ado, read on.
Find out more about the greatest Slovenians, including Hugo Wolf, Ivan Cankar, Leon Štukelj, Anton Haus and Fran Levstik.
The Most Famous Slovenian
|Jože Javoršek||October 20, 1920||Slovenian||Joze Javorsek was a Slovenian playwright, poet and essayist|
|Melania Trump||April 26, 1970||American||Melania Trump is the current First Lady of the United States of America|
|Ivan Cankar||May 10, 1876||Slovenian||Ivan Cankar is known as the father of modern Slovene theater in his nation, as his works aimed to protect his native culture|
|Leon Štukelj||November 12, 1898||Slovenian||Leon Stukelj was a legendary Slovene gymnast|
|Jože Plečnik||January 23, 1872||Slovenian||Joze Plecnik was a great Slovenian architect who tried to model Ljubljana on ancient Athens|
|Hugo Wolf||March 13, 1860||Slovenian||Hugo Wolf was a late 19th century Austrian composer best known for his art songs|
|Anton Haus||June 13, 1851||Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian||Anton Haus was an Austrian naval officer|
|Fran Levstik||September 28, 1831||Slovenian||Fran Levstik was a Slovenian poet, playwright, political activist and a critic, one of the most acclaimed writers of the 19th century.|
|Drago Jančar||April 13, 1948||Slovenian||Drago Jančar is a Slovenian writer and activist|