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.
Slavoj ŽižekSlavoj Žižek
21 March 1949
Philosopher
Zeljko IvanekZeljko Ivanek
15 August 1957
Actor

Hugo WolfHugo Wolf
13 March 1860
Composer

Jože PlečnikJože Plečnik
23 January 1872
Architect

Ivan CankarIvan Cankar
10 May 1876
Writer

Leon ŠtukeljLeon Štukelj
12 November 1898
Gymnast
Anton HausAnton Haus
13 June 1851
Naval officer

Drago JančarDrago Jančar
13 April 1948
Writer

Fran LevstikFran Levstik
28 September 1831
Writer
Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
20 October 1920
Playwright

Luka DončićLuka Dončić
28 February 1999
Basketball player
Jan OblakJan Oblak
07 January 1993
Association football player

Rade ŠerbedžijaRade Šerbedžija
27 July 1946
Actor

Goran DragićGoran Dragić
06 May 1986
Basketball player

Samir HandanovićSamir Handanović
14 July 1984
Football player

Josip IličićJosip Iličić
29 January 1988
Football player
Željko RažnatovićŽeljko Ražnatović
17 April 1952
Military commander

Tadej PogačarTadej Pogačar
21 September 1998
Cyclist

Primož RogličPrimož Roglič
29 October 1989
Cyclist

Sasha VujačićSasha Vujačić
08 March 1984
Basketball player
Janez JanšaJanez Janša
17 September 1958
Prime Minister

Luka SulicLuka Sulic
25 August 1987
Cellist
Anže KopitarAnže Kopitar
24 August 1987
Ice hockey player

SenidahSenidah
09 April 1985
Singer

Anna MuzychukAnna Muzychuk
28 February 1990
Chess player
Tina MazeTina Maze
02 May 1983
Alpine skier

Aljaž ŠkorjanecAljaž Škorjanec
19 February 1990
Dancer
Saša DončićSaša Dončić
14 June 1974
Basketball coach

Jela KrečičJela Krečič
1979 AD
Writer

Merlene OtteyMerlene Ottey
10 May 1960
Sprinter, Athletics competitor
Vlatko ČančarVlatko Čančar
10 April 1997
Basketball player

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Katarina ČasKatarina Čas
23 September 1976
Actress
Kaja JuvanKaja Juvan
25 November 2000
Tennis player

Borut PahorBorut Pahor
02 November 1963
President

Zoran DragićZoran Dragić
22 June 1989
Basketball player

Kevin PangosKevin Pangos
26 January 1993
Basketball player
Anthony RandolphAnthony Randolph
15 July 1989
Basketball player
Ana SoklicAna Soklic
10 April 1984
Singer

Zlatko ZahovičZlatko Zahovič
01 February 1971
Footballer

Teoman AlibegovićTeoman Alibegović
11 January 1967
Basketball player

Peter PrevcPeter Prevc
20 September 1992
Ski jumper
France PrešerenFrance Prešeren
03 December 1800
Poet, Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer

Beno UdrihBeno Udrih
05 July 1982
Basketball player

Aljaž BedeneAljaž Bedene
18 July 1989
Tennis player

Jakov FakJakov Fak
01 August 1987
Biathlete

Anamarija LampičAnamarija Lampič
17 June 1995
Cross-country skier
Edvard KardeljEdvard Kardelj
27 January 1910
Politician

Janez DrnovšekJanez Drnovšek
17 May 1950
Prime Minister
Martin StrelMartin Strel
01 October 1954
Swimmer

Emir PreldžićEmir Preldžić
06 September 1987
Basketball player

Rene KrhinRene Krhin
21 May 1990
Association football player
Nika KriznarNika Kriznar
09 March 2000
Ski jumper

Anže LanišekAnže Lanišek
20 April 1996
Ski jumper
Marko LihtenekerMarko Lihteneker
21 September 1959
Ski mountaineer

Jure DolenecJure Dolenec
06 December 1988
Handball player

Tanja RibičTanja Ribič
28 June 1968
Actress

Alenka ZupančičAlenka Zupančič
01 April 1966
Philosopher

Vinko BogatajVinko Bogataj
04 March 1948
Ski jumper
Dragan GajićDragan Gajić
21 July 1984
Handball player

Ema KlinecEma Klinec
02 July 1998
Ski jumper

Iztok PucIztok Puc
14 September 1966
Handball player

Luka BasiLuka Basi
08 October 1993
Singer
Danilo TürkDanilo Türk
19 February 1952
President

Tamara ZidansekTamara Zidansek
26 December 1997
Tennis player
Teja OblakTeja Oblak
20 December 1990
Basketball player

Tanja FajonTanja Fajon
09 May 1971
Politician

Urška ŽigartUrška Žigart
04 December 1996
Cyclist
Barbara of CilliBarbara of Cilli
1392 AD
Queen

Primož PeterkaPrimož Peterka
28 February 1979
Ski jumper
Jordan MorganJordan Morgan
15 September 1991
Basketball player

Polona HercogPolona Hercog
20 January 1991
Tennis player

MagnificoMagnifico
01 December 1965
Singer
Ilka ŠtuhecIlka Štuhec
26 October 1990
Alpine skier

Rasho NesterovićRasho Nesterović
30 May 1976
Basketball player
Jaka BlažičJaka Blažič
30 June 1990
Basketball player

Blaž JancBlaž Janc
20 November 1996
Handball player

Miha ZarabecMiha Zarabec
12 October 1991
Handball player

Klemen SlakonjaKlemen Slakonja
03 June 1985
Comedian
Tomaz HumarTomaz Humar
18 February 1969
Mountaineer
Domen PrevcDomen Prevc
04 June 1999
Ski jumper

Meta HrovatMeta Hrovat
02 March 1998
Alpine Skier

Blaž BlagotinšekBlaž Blagotinšek
17 January 1994
Handball player

Valter BirsaValter Birsa
07 August 1986
association football player
Marjan ŠarecMarjan Šarec
02 December 1977
Politician

Jure ZdovcJure Zdovc
13 December 1966
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Robert KorenRobert Koren
20 September 1980
association football player

Sebastian CavazzaSebastian Cavazza
19 March 1973
Actor

Dean BombačDean Bombač
04 April 1989
Handball player
Ben DolicBen Dolic
04 May 1997
Singer

Nadiya BychkovaNadiya Bychkova
24 August 1989
Dancer
Duncan HaldaneDuncan Haldane
14 September 1951
Physicist

Blaž RolaBlaž Rola
05 October 1990
Tennis player
Santorio SantorioSantorio Santorio
29 March 1561
Physiologist
Boštjan CesarBoštjan Cesar
09 July 1982
Association football player