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Former President Laid to Rest

Zagorje ob Savi, 26 February - Former President Janez Drnovsek was laid to rest on Tuesday afternoon in his hometown Zagorje. Even though the funeral was private, an estimated 1,000 people gathered at the cemetery to pay their respects to Drnovsek.

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
Top leaders pay their last respects to Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek; (left to right) Zagorje Mayor Matjaz Svagan, Parliamentary Speaker France Cukjati, President Danilo Tuerk and Prime Minister Janez Jansa.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
People line up in front up of the mortuary where the urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek has been placed.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
People offering condolences to the son, sister and daughter of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
Top leaders and politicians pay their last respects to Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek at the Zagorje cemetery.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
The funeral urn of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
Prime Minister Janez Jansa signing a book of condolence for Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek, at a mortuary at the Zagorje cemetery.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
President Danilo Tuerk signing a book of condolence for Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek, at a mortuary at the Zagorje cemetery.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
Parliamentary Speaker France Cukjati signing a book of condolence for Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek, at a mortuary at the Zagorje cemetery.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
Parliamentary Speaker France Cukjati (right) offering his condolences to the son and daughter of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek, at the mortuary at the Zagorje cemetery.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) offering his condolences to the son and daughter of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek, at the mortuary at the Zagorje cemetery.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Zagorje
President Danilo Tuerk (right) offering his condolences to the son and daughter of Slovenia's late leader Janez Drnovsek, at the mortuary at the Zagorje cemetery.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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