List of famous Slovenians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Famous Slovenians
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.
Hugo WolfHugo Wolf
(Composer)

13 March 1860

22 February 1903

Slovenj Gradec

Pisces

Ivan CankarIvan Cankar
(Writer)

10 May 1876

11 December 1918

Vrhnika

Taurus

Jože PlečnikJože Plečnik
(Architect)

23 January 1872

07 January 1957

Ljubljana

Aquarius

Leon ŠtukeljLeon Štukelj
(Gymnast)

12 November 1898

08 November 1999

Novo Mesto

Scorpio

Drago JančarDrago Jančar
(Writer)

13 April 1948

Maribor

Aries

Fran LevstikFran Levstik
(Writer)

28 September 1831

16 November 1887

Dolnje Retje

Libra

Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
(Playwright)

20 October 1920

02 September 1990

Velike Lašče

Libra

Jan OblakJan Oblak
(Association football player)

07 January 1993

Škofja Loka

Capricorn

Peter PrevcPeter Prevc
(Ski jumper)

20 September 1992

Kranj

Virgo

Beno UdrihBeno Udrih
(Basketball player)

05 July 1982

Celje

Cancer

Tina MazeTina Maze
(Alpine skier)

02 May 1983

Slovenj Gradec

Taurus

Anže KopitarAnže Kopitar
(Ice hockey player)

24 August 1987

Hrušica, Jesenice

Virgo

Jan ZaveckJan Zaveck
(Boxer)

13 March 1976

Trdobojci

Pisces

Robert KorenRobert Koren
(association football player)

20 September 1980

Ljubljana

Virgo

Valter BirsaValter Birsa
(association football player)

07 August 1986

Šempeter pri Gorici

Leo

Merlene OtteyMerlene Ottey
(Sprinter, Athletics competitor)

10 May 1960

Hanover Parish

Taurus

Rene KrhinRene Krhin
(Association football player)

21 May 1990

Maribor

Taurus

Boštjan CesarBoštjan Cesar
(Association football player)

09 July 1982

Ljubljana

Cancer

Roman BezjakRoman Bezjak
(Association football player)

21 February 1989

Slovenj Gradec

Pisces

Primož TrubarPrimož Trubar
(writer, translator,theologian, Bible translator)

19 June 1508

28 June 1586

Carniola

Gemini

DJ UmekDJ Umek
(Disc jockey)

16 May 1976

Ljubljana

Taurus

Jure ZdovcJure Zdovc
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)

13 December 1966

Maribor

Sagittarius

Martin StrelMartin Strel
(Swimmer)

01 October 1954

Mokronog–Trebelno Municipality

Libra

Špela RogeljŠpela Rogelj
(Ski jumper)

08 November 1994

Ljubljana

Scorpio

Špela PretnarŠpela Pretnar
(Alpine skier, Journalist)

05 March 1973

Bled

Pisces

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