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List of famous people from Slovenia, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Slovenia, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Slovenia you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Slovenia, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Marko Bezjak to Borut Urh.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Slovenia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Slovenia?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Louis Adamic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
Dec. at 53 (1898-1951)
Louis Adamic was a Slovene-American author and translator, mostly known for writing about and advocating for ethnic diversity of America.

Dimitrij Rupel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 72
Dimitrij Rupel is a Slovenian politician.

Silvo Plut is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
Dec. at 39 (1968-2007)
Silvo Plut was a Slovenian serial killer. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder of Ljubica Ulčar and the attempted murder of her husband Miro Ulčar on February 24, 2006. Plut had ...more

Katarina Cas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 42
Katarina Cas is an actress and presenter.

Sanja Grohar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 35
Sanja Grohar is a Slovenian model. She won the Miss Slovenia competition in 2005 and attended Miss World 2005. She also won the title of best Playmate in the Slovenian men's magazine Playboy and ...more

Petra Majdič is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 39
Petra Majdič is a Slovenian former cross-country skier. Her best results came in classic style races. She won twenty-four World Cup races, twenty in sprint races, but she also won a marathon in ...more

Teja Gregorin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 38
Teja Gregorin is a Slovenian biathlete. She has been a member of the Slovenian biathlon team since 2002, having been a cross-country skier before that. Her best result in the Biathlon World Cup ...more

Robert Kranjec is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 37
Robert Kranjec is a Slovenian ski jumper.

Primož Peterka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 39
Primož Peterka is a Slovenian former ski jumper. During his career he won fifteen World Cup events and two consecutive World Cup titles, making him the third most successful Slovenian winter ...more

Tadeja Brankovič-Likozar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 39
Tadeja Brankovič is a Slovenian biathlete. She has been a member of the Slovenian biathlon team since 1995. So far she has five podium finishes in the Biathlon World Cup. The instructor in the ...more

Eva Logar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 27
Eva Logar is a ski jumper.

Tina Srebotnjak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
Tina Srebotnjak is a Canadian radio and television journalist.

Peter Dokl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 34
Peter Dokl is an Olympic Biathlete from Slovenia.

Rok Flander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 39
Rok Flander is a Slovenian snowboarder. Flander is currently 3rd in the overall standings of the 2006-07 Snowboarding World Cup, having won a race in Kronplatz and finishing second in ...more

Peter Prevc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 26
Peter Prevc is a Slovenian ski jumper competing at World Cup level. He won a silver and a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, a silver and a bronze at the 2013 Nordic World Ski ...more

Mitja Mežnar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 30
Mitja Mežnar is a Slovenian ski jumper who has competed since 2003. At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, he finished eighth in the team large hill and 29th in the individual large hill ...more

Danilo Türk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 67
Danilo Türk served as the President of Slovenia between December 2007 and December 2012. He is also a lawyer and diplomat. As of 2014, he is a visiting professor of law at Columbia ...more

Hermann A. Haus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
Dec. at 78 (1925-2003)
Hermann Anton Haus was a Slovene-American physicist, electrical engineer, and Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Haus' research and teaching ranged from ...more

Vasja Rupnik is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 41
Vasja Rupnik is an Olympic Biathlete from Slovenia.

Andrej Jerman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 40
Andrej "Jerry" Jerman, is a recently retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Slovenia. Born in Tržič, then in SFR Yugoslavia, Jerman specialized in the speed events of downhill and ...more

Anita Roganovic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 52
Anita Roganovic is a film crew member.

Slavko Avsenik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 89
Slavko Avsenik is a Slovenian composer and musician. Beginning in 1953 with the formation of the Brothers Avsenik ensemble, Avsenik has produced more than 1,000 songs and enjoyed success both in ...more

Andrej Križaj is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 32
Andrej Križaj, is a Slovenian alpine skier. Križaj represented Slovenia at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Peter Mankoč is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 40
Peter Mankoč is a Slovenian swimmer. He is one of the most successful short course European Championship swimmers in the history of the event. Mankoč is the former world record holder in the 100 ...more

Sara Isaković is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Slovenia
age 30
Sara Isaković is a retired Slovenian swimmer. In 2008 Beijing Olympics, at the age of 20, she placed 2nd in the 200 freestyle with the time of 1.54.97, being the second woman ever to brake the 1 ...more