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Famous Slovene Poets - Famous Poets from Slovenia Republic

This famous Slovene poets section is an educational source of information and inspiration featuring reknown Slovene poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from Slovenia Republic.

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Prešeren, France

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France Prešeren (pronunciation (help·info)) (3 December 1800 – 8 February 1849) was a Slovene Romantic poet. He is considered the Slovene national poet. Although he was not a particularly prolific author, he inspired virtually all Slovene literature thereafter.. Carniolan Romantic poet of Slovene descent
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Cankar, Ivan

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Ivan Cankar (pronunciation (help·info)) (10 May 1876 – 11 December 1918) was a Slovene writer, playwright, essayist, poet and political activist. Together with Oton Župancic, Dragotin Kette and Josip Murn, he is considered as the beginner of modernism in Slovene literature. He is regarded as the greatest writer in the Slovene language, and has sometimes been compared to Franz Kafka and James Joyce.. Slovene writer playwright essayist poet and political activist
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Askerc, Anton

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Anton Aškerc (  pronunciation   (help · info ) ) (9 January 1856 – 10 June 1912) was an ethnic Slovene poet and Roman Catholic priest who worked in Austria, best known for his epic poems .
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Martin Slomsek, Anton

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Anton Martin Slomšek (26 November 1800 – 24 September 1862) was a Slovene bishop, author, poet, and advocate of Slovene culture.
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Birsa, Nevin

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Nevin Birsa (August 25 1947 - October 1 2003) was a Slovene poet.. Slovene poet
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Murn Aleksandrov, Josip

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Josip Murn, also known under the pseudonym Aleksandrov (4 March 1879 – 18 June 1901) was a Slovene symbolist poet. Together with Ivan Cankar, Oton Župancic, and Dragotin Kette, he was regarded as one of the beginners of modernism in Slovene literature. After France Prešeren and Edvard Kocbek, Murn was probably the most influential Slovene poet of the last two centuries.. Slovene symbolist poet
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Gruden, Igo

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Igo Gruden (18 April 1893 - 29 November 1948) was a Slovene poet and translator.. Slovene poet and translator
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Kosovel, Srecko

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Srecko Kosovel (1904–1926), Slovene expressionist poet
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Cernej, Anica

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Anica Cernej (1900–1944), Slovene author and poet
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Stefan, Joseph

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Joseph Stefan (Slovene: Jožef Stefan) (24 March 1835 – 7 January 1893) was a physicist, mathematician and poet of Slovene mother tongue and Austrian citizenship.. Carinthian Slovene physicist mathematician and poet who lived in Austria
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Vraz, Stanko

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Stanko Vraz (born Jakob Frass) (June 30, 1810 - May 20, 1851) was a Slovene-born Croatian poet. He Slavicized his name to Stanko Vraz in 1836.. Croatian-Slovenian poet
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Jenko, Simon

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Simon Jenko (October 27, 1835 – October 18, 1869) was a Slovene poet, lyricist and writer.. Slovene poet lyricist and writer
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Maister, Rudolf

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Rudolf Maister (Vojanov) (29 March 1874 – 26 July 1934) was a Slovene military officer, poet and political activist. The soldiers who fought under Maister's command in northern Slovenia became known as "Maister's fighters" (Slovene: Maistrovi borci). Maister was also an accomplished poet and self-taught painter.. Slovene military officer poet and political activist

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