Žarko Petan

Slovenian writer and director

Žarko Petan (27 March 1929 – 2 May 2014) was a Slovenian writer, essayist, screenwriter, and theatre and movie director. He is known as a writer of aphorisms. His career began in 1950. He wrote over 100 essays and novels. Between 1992 and 1994, he served as Director General of the Slovenian National Radio and Television Broadcast. Petan was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Žarko Petan

Petan died on 2 May 2014 at the age of 85.[1]


  1. "Umrl je Žarko Petan" [Žarko Petan has died]. Siol.net. 2014-05-03. Archived from the original on 2014-06-05. Retrieved 2014-05-03.