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Park named after Branislava Sušnik

    Branislava Sušnik (b. Medvode, Slovenia, 1920 – d. 1996, Asunción, Paraguay) was a Slovene-born ethnographer. After studying in Vienna and Rome, she returned to Ljubljana. During the Second World War, she tried to flee to Italy but was caught. After the Second World War, she left Yugoslavia for Rome via a refugee camp in Austria and emigrated to Argentina in 1947. In 1951, she moved to Paraguay at the invitation of the founder of the ethnographic museum and took over in 1952 after the founder’s death. She also became a professor at the University of Asuncion. She became a leading expert on the indigenous communities of Paraguay.

    Address : 1215 Medvode, Slovenia

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