Fran Levstik

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Birthday
28, 1831
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Nov 16, 1887 (56)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1831
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Nov 16, 1887 (56)

About

Multi-genre writer who also became known for his contributions to the Young Slovene political movement. He is perhaps most famous for his classic short story, "Martin Krpan From Vrh."

Before Fame

He was one of the first Slovene writers of epic prose. A prime example of a work in this literary genre is Levstik's "A Journey from Litija to Catez."

Trivia

His name was given to the Levstik Award, an honor bestowed upon those who have contributed to children's literature.

Family Life

He was born in Dolnje Retje, Slovenia.

Associated With

He and fellow author Stanko Vraz were both involved in Slovenian politics.