Slovenians Remember Their Most Famed General

Ljubljana, 29 March - Several events have been held across Slovenia to mark the 130th anniversary of the birth of General Rudolf Maister, and the 70th anniversary of his death. Maister is seen as one of the most prominent military personalities in Slovenian history; it is largely thanks to him that Maribor and the northeast of Slovenia became part of the new Yugoslav state rather than Austria following the break-up of the Austrian Hungarian Empire.

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