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(Osnova šola Žirovnica)

Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

Avenue of Famous Men from the Municipality of Žirovnica

Various sculptors
1981

Zabreznica /  Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica   Zabreznica /  Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

Description

Five bronze busts on columns in front of the school. The five are used as school logo.

Zabreznica - Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

In his sermon in 1912, Tomo Zupan, the literary historian, who specialised in the work of Dr. France Prešeren, identified 120 distinguished men who were born in the parish of Breznica and had an influence on the development of Slovene culture and knowledge. The Alley of Famous Men, at the Žirovnica Primary School, unites the five most notable among them.

Zabreznica - Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

ANTON
JANŠA
1734-1773

Zabreznica - Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

MATIJA
ČOP
1797-1835

Signed: J Torkar 80

Zabreznica - Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

dr.
FRANCE
PREŠEREN
1800-1849

Signed:
z. kalin 77

Anton Janša
Breznica na Gorenjskem 1734 - Wien 1773
Carniolan beekeeper and painter
(Wikipedia).

Matija Čop (Matthias Tschop)
Žirovnica 1797 - Sava river near Tomačevo 1835
Slovenian linguist, literary historian and critic
(Wikipedia).

France Prešeren
(Vrba 1800 - Kranj 1849), Slovene poet, who has inspired virtually all later Slovene literature and has been generally acknowledged as the greatest Slovene classical author (Wikipedia).

Zabreznica - Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

FRAN
SALEŠKI
FINŽGAR
1871-1962

Signed:
kunaver bojan 81

Zabreznica - Aleja znanih mož iz občine Žirovnica

JANEZ
JALEN
1891-1966

Signed:
kunaver bojan 81

Fran Saleški Finžgar
Dostovče 1871 - Ljubljana 1962
popular Slovenian folk writer, playwright and translator
(Wikipedia).

Janez Jalen
Rodine 1891 - Ljubno ob Savinji 1966
Slovenian writer and priest
(Wikipedia).

Sculptors

Tags

  • Čop, Matija
  • Finžgar, Fran Saleški
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Jalen, Janez
  • Janša, Anton
  • Kalin, Zdenko
  • Kunaver, Bojan
  • Linguist
  • Painter
  • Playwright
  • Prešeren, France
  • Torkar, Jaka
  • Writer / poet
  • Locatie (N 46°23'55" - E 14°8'44")

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