Fran Saleski Finzgar

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Birthday
9, 1871
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Jun 2, 1962 (91)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1871
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Jun 2, 1962 (91)

About

Famed Slovene folk writer who wrote in multiple genres. His best-known works include the 1912 novel Pod svobodnim soncem and the 1941 children's work Mister Torrent.

Before Fame

He attended secondary school in Ljubljana and studied at a theological college from 1882 until 1891.

Trivia

He was the recipient of the 1951 Preseren Award and the 1953 Levstik Award.

Family Life

He was born in the Upper Carniolan village of Doslovce. He died at the age of ninety-one in Ljubljana.

Associated With

He and fellow author Lovro Kuhar were both born in Slovenia.