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Several events to mark 200 years since Valentin Vodnik's death

Ljubljana, 8 January - Several events will be held in Ljubljana this month to mark 200 years since the death of poet, writer and linguist Valentin Vodnik (1758-1818). Vodnik was one of the first acclaimed poets to write in Slovenian.

Ljubljana
A monument to Valentin Vdonik (1758-1819) in Vodnik Square near Ljubljana's market place, erected in 1889.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
A monument to Valentin Vdonik (1758-1819) in Vodnik Square near Ljubljana's market place, erected in 1889.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
A monument to Valentin Vdonik (1758-1819) in Vodnik Square near Ljubljana's market place, erected in 1889.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
A monument to Valentin Vdonik (1758-1819) in Vodnik Square near Ljubljana's market place, erected in 1889.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
A monument to Valentin Vdonik (1758-1819) in Vodnik Square near Ljubljana's market place, erected in 1889, with the last stanza from his poem My Memorial, saying he, being a priest, will leave no daughter or son but will be celebrated by his own poems.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Valentin Vodnik's tomb stone at Navje cemetery.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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