Ilešic, Svetozar

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Ilešič, Svetozar


Born June 8, 1907, in Ljubljana. Yugoslav geographer; member of the Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts since 1967. Professor at the University of Ljubljana since 1946. Elected President of the Yugoslav National Geographic Committee in 1969.

Ilešič principal works have dealt with regional and agrarian geography and geographic districting (zoning) in Slovenia and Yugoslavia as a whole. He has also worked on the economic and political geography of the countries of the world.


Sistemi poljske razdelitve na Slovenskem. Ljubljana, 1950.
Amerika. Ljubljana, 1952.
Afrika, Juzna Azija, Avstralija z Oceanijo in juinim polarnim svelom. Ljubljana, 1957.
Die Flurformen Sloweniens im Lichte der europaischen Flurforschung. Regensburg, 1959.
Ekonomska regionalna geografija sveta. Belgrade, 1963.
Gospodarska in politicna geografija sveta, 7th ed., vol. 1. Ljubljana, 1966.
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