Joze Javorsek

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Birthday
20, 1920
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Sep 2, 1990 (69)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1920
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Sep 2, 1990 (69)

About

Slovenian author and intellectual who became known for his plays, essays, poetry, and translations. He is considered one of the most significant Slovene intellectuals of the post-World War II era.

Before Fame

He joined the underground partisan resistance movement during World War II.

Trivia

His best-known novels are Hvalnica zemlji (An Ode to the Earth) and Nevarna razmerja (Dangerous Liaisons); however, his essays and memoirs remain his most famous literary works.

Family Life

He was married twice. His only child, Svit, committed suicide at the young age of twenty-three.

Associated With

He was a personal friend of fellow writer and philosopher Albert Camus.

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