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Slovenia remembers defender of its northern border

Ljubljana, 23 November - Slovenia observes Rudolf Maister Day on Saturday, remembering the general who established the first Slovenian army in modern history and secured what later became Slovenia's northern border. The holiday commemorates the day in 1918 when Maister (1874-1934) took control of Maribor.

Maribor
A bust to Rudolf Maister in the lobby of Maribor Town Hall.
Photo: Andreja Šeršen Dobaj/STA

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