City symbols and holiday
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Holiday of the City of Kranj
The City of Kranj celebrates its holiday on the day of the anniversary of the birth of France Prešeren. He was born on December 3, 1800, in Vrba in the Gorenjska region. He is our greatest Slovenian poet and author of the Slovenian anthem, known for his masterful poems such as Sonetni Venec, Povodni Mož, and Zdravljica. He studied in Ribnica and Ljubljana, studied law in Vienna, and became a lawyer in Kranj only two years before his death.