Freitag, 14. April 1950
Ljubljana, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Milan Jesih (born April 14, 1950) is a Slovene poet, playwright, and translator. He was the president of the Slovene Writers' Association between 2009 and 2011. Jesih was born in Ljubljana in 1950. He studied comparative literature at the University of Ljubljana and was a member of the avant-garde poetry group 442. He is known for his translations from English and Russian into Slovene (Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Bulgakov).