Notable Slovene writer most widely known for his autobiographical novel, Necropolis, which is certainly narrated with a survivor from the Nazi concentration camps. Pahor received the renowned Preseren Prize in 1992. Before learning to be a prisoner on the infamous Dachau and Bergen-Belsen focus camps, he researched Italian literature on the College or university of Padua. An opposition of Communism, he was an associate from the Slovene Democratic Opposition. He was created in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (present-day Italy). He afterwards wedded Radoslava Premrl. He and Ivan Cankar had been both poets and activists who had been associated with Slovene politics.