|Born||7 January 1947|
Ločki Vrh, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia)
|Occupation||Politician, theatre director, writer, journalist|
|Notable works||Prehod, Smer Hamburg-Altona|
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Peršak was born in 1947 in Ločki Vrh in eastern Slovenia. After attending secondary school in Murska Sobota and obtained a degree from the University of Ljubljana in comparative literature and a degree in theatre and radio directing from the Ljubljana Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television. In 1992 he was elected to the Slovenian National Assembly on the Democratic Party of Slovenia platform. He participated in various commissions including European affairs, infrastructure and environment, culture-education-sport, and others. He was also president of the Slovene centre of International PEN.He has been mayor of Trzin since 1999.
Ločki Vrh is a small settlement in the Slovene Hills in the Municipality of Benedikt in northeastern Slovenia. Traditionally, the area was part of Styria and is now included in the Drava Statistical Region.
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