Edvard Kocbek

Politician, Author

1904 – 1981

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Who was Edvard Kocbek?

Edvard Kocbek was a Slovenian poet, writer, essayist, translator, member of Christian Socialists in the Liberation Front of the Slovene Nation and Slovene Partisans. He is considered as one of the best authors who have written in Slovene, and one of the best Slovene poets after Prešeren. His political role during and after World War II made him one of the most controversial figures in Slovenia in the 20th century.

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Born
Sep 27, 1904
Sveti Jurij ob Ščavnici
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Profession
Education
  • University of Ljubljana
Died
Nov 3, 1981
Ljubljana

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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