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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Melania TrumpApril 26, 1970AmericanMelania Trump is the current First Lady of the United States of America
Hugo WolfMarch 13, 1860SlovenianHugo Wolf was a late 19th century Austrian composer best known for his art songs
Jože JavoršekOctober 20, 1920SlovenianJoze Javorsek was a Slovenian playwright, poet and essayist
Ivan CankarMay 10, 1876SlovenianIvan Cankar is known as the father of modern Slovene theater in his nation, as his works aimed to protect his native culture
Leon ŠtukeljNovember 12, 1898SlovenianLeon Stukelj was a legendary Slovene gymnast
Jože PlečnikJanuary 23, 1872SlovenianJoze Plecnik was a great Slovenian architect who tried to model Ljubljana on ancient Athens
Anton HausJune 13, 1851Austrian, Croatian, SlovenianAnton Haus was an Austrian naval officer
Fran LevstikSeptember 28, 1831SlovenianFran Levstik was a Slovenian poet, playwright, political activist and a critic, one of the most acclaimed writers of the 19th century.
Drago JančarApril 13, 1948SlovenianDrago Jančar is a Slovenian writer and activist
Fran Levstik

Fran Levstik

Fran Levstik was a Slovenian poet, playwright, political activist and a critic, one of the most acclaimed writers of the 19th century.

Leon Štukelj

Leon Stukelj was a legendary Slovene gymnast

SlovenianNovember 12, 1898141 views

Jože Javoršek

Joze Javorsek was a Slovenian playwright, poet and essayist

SlovenianOctober 20, 1920152 views

Hugo Wolf

Hugo Wolf was a late 19th century Austrian composer best known for his art songs

SlovenianMarch 13, 1860165 views

Anton Haus

Anton Haus was an Austrian naval officer

AustrianJune 13, 1851124 views

Drago Jančar

Drago Jančar is a Slovenian writer and activist

SlovenianApril 13, 194890 views

Ivan Cankar

Ivan Cankar is known as the father of modern Slovene theater in his nation, as his works aimed to protect his native culture

SlovenianMay 10, 1876144 views

Jože Plečnik

Joze Plecnik was a great Slovenian architect who tried to model Ljubljana on ancient Athens

SlovenianJanuary 23, 1872131 views

Melania Trump

Melania Trump is the current First Lady of the United States of America

AmericanApril 26, 1970172 views