Tone Partljič

Tone Partljič
Born (1940-08-05)5 August 1940
Maribor, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia)
Occupation writer, playwright, screenwriter, politician
Notable works Moj ata socialistični kulak, Hotel sem prijeti sonce
Notable awards Prešeren Foundation Award
1980 for his satirical comedies

Tone Partljič (born 5 August 1940) is a Slovene writer, playwright and politician. Between 1990 and 2004 he was a member of the Slovenian National Assembly, from 1994 as a member of the LDS party. He was also president of the Slovene Writers' Association between 1983 and 1987.[1]

Partljič was born in Maribor and grew up in Pesnica pri Mariboru. He studied in Maribor and graduated in Slovene and English language in 1965 and worked as a teacher and then as a dramaturge and artistic director at the Slovene National Theatre and the Ljubljana City Theatre. In 1980 he won the Prešeren Foundation Award for his satirical comedies.[2] In 2016, he was given the Prešeren Award, the highest Slovenian award in the field of artistic creation, for lifetime achievement.[3]

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Youth literature


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