Slovene poet and dramatist known for his children's plays and his adult-themed poems (i.e., "Alkohol"). The library in his hometown of Trebnje, Slovenia was named in his honor.
He served for eight years in the Austro-Hungarian Army.
His life and works were honored by the establishment of a Pavel Golia Memorial Day, held annually in his hometown.
He was born into a wealthy Slovenian family in the Trebnje muncipality.
He was a contemporary of fellow Slovenian poet and author Ivan Cankar.