Politician who was the Prime Minister of Slovenia from 2004 to 2008 and then again from 2012 to 2013. He was sentenced to two years in prison on corruption charges in 2013.
In 1982, he graduated from the University of Ljubljana, where he majored in Defence Studies.
It was once reported by Mladina, a popular newspaper in Slovenia, that he had copied a speech by Tony Blair, the Prime Minister of the UK though his press office denied the allegations.
He was born in Grosuplje, Slovenia.
He and acclaimed poet, Ales Debeljak, both studied at the University of Ljubljana.