Rudolf Maister

Rudolf Maister

March 29, 1874 – July 26, 1934

Rudolf Maister (pen name: Vojanov) (29 March 1874 – 26 July 1934) was a Slovene military officer, poet and political activist. The soldiers who fought under Maister's command in northern Slovenia became known as "Maister's fighters" . Maister was also an accomplished poet and self-taught painter.