Ivan Cankar

Ivan Cankar bio

Birth Name: Ivan Cankar

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Slovenia

Date Of Birth: May 10, 1876

Date Of Death: December 11, 1918

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Slovene

Ivan Cankar was born on the 10th of May, 1876. He was best known for being a Poet. A modernist Slovene author, poet, playwright, and activist, he is best known for his novel Na Klancu (On the Hill); his drama Hlapci (Serfs); and his satirical work Pohujsanje v dolini Sentflorijanski (Scandal in St. Florian Valley). He is also famous for his symbolist short stories.

Ivan Cankar was born in Slovenia. He studied engineering for a time at the University of Vienna. His image appeared on the 10,000 tolar bill in Slovenia between 1994 and 2007.

Ivan Cankar was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ivan Cankar was born in 1870s.

Ivan Cankar is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Ivan Cankar was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME: Ivan Cankar
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Ivan Cankar was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ivan Cankar was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Ivan Cankar had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ivan Cankar’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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