Aleš Debeljak

Slovenian poet, essayist, critic

Aleš Debeljak (25 December 1961 – 28 January 2016) was a Slovenian cultural critic, poet, and essayist. He was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. From the mid-1980s onwards, Debeljak took an active part in civil society movements.[1] He was one of the co-editors of popular journal Nova revija.

Debeljak in March 2011

Debeljak was killed in a car crash on 28 January 2016. He was aged 54.[2][3]


  1. "WebPortal "Slovenska pomlad", run by the Slovenian Museum of Contemporary History". Archived from the original on 2008-02-10. Retrieved 2021-01-02.
  2. "STA: Eminent Slovenian author Aleš Debeljak dies".
  3. Umrl Aleš Debeljak. 2016. Večer (29 January).

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