Slovene Female Scientists - Angela Piskernik - Set
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Angela Piskernik, a nationally conscious Slovene whowas one of the rst university-educated women in theSlovene lands and a committed nature conservationist,was born in 1886 in the Austrian state of Carinthia,very close to the present-day border with Slovenia.Her desire for education soon led her to leave her birthplace. After attending a teacher training college,she became a schoolteacher, embarking on whatat that time was the commonest profession for aneducated woman. In 1910 she went to Vienna to studybiology, with a particular emphasis on botany.