Branka Jurca

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Birthday
24, 1914
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Mar 6, 1999 (84)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1914
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Mar 6, 1999 (84)

About

Award-winning Slovene author of Okoli in Okoli and other literary works for children and young adults. Her works of adult prose include The Glass Castle and Then Life Won.

Before Fame

She participated in the Slovene Liberation Front prior to being arrested and sent to two concentration camps.

Trivia

She wrote thirty-five stories and novels for children.

Family Life

She was married to fellow playwright and author Ivan Potrc. The two were parents to the architect Marjetica Potrc.

Associated With

She and Rachel Russell both became known for their works of children's literature.