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Feastday: September 24

Birth: 1800

Death: 1862

Beatified By: 19 September 1999, Maribor by John Paul II

Anton Martin Slomšek (26 November 1800 - 24 September 1862) was a Slovene bishop, author, poet, and advocate of Slovene culture.

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