Boris Pahor

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Birthday
26, 1913
Birthplace
Trieste, Italy
Age
105 years old
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1913 (age 105 years)
Birthplace
Trieste, Italy

About

Notable Slovene writer best known for his autobiographical novel, Necropolis, which is narrated by a survivor of the Nazi concentration camps. Pahor received the prestigious Preseren Award in 1992.

Before Fame

Before becoming a prisoner at the infamous Dachau and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, he studied Italian literature at the University of Padua.

Trivia

An opponent of Communism, he was a member of the Slovene Democratic Opposition.

Family Life

He was born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (present-day Italy). He later married Radoslava Premrl.

Associated With

He and Ivan Cankar were both poets and activists who were involved with Slovene politics.