|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1797|
|Death: ||Jul. 6, 1835|
Matija Čop was born in Žirovnica and died in Ljubljana. He was a Slovenian linguist, literary historian and literary critic. He was a friend of the poet France Prešeren (1800-1849). He drowned while swimming in the Sava River near the village of Tomačevo (today part of Ljubljana).
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Record added: Jul 31, 2010
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