Jesuit missionary to Tokyo and poet Vladimir Kos dies

Tokyo, 19 July - Vladimir Kos, poet and Jesuit missionary to Tokyo, has died. The 98-year-old was the author of a collection of poems titled Dober Večer, Tokio (Good evening, Tokyo), the first book in Slovenian to be published in Japan. He was also received the 2014 Prešeren Fund Prize.

Poet Vladimir Kos (left) after receiving his Prešeren Fund Prize in 2014.
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