Misha Lajovic was born in Ljubljana in 1921, in the then Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. He emigrated to Australia in 1945.

Occupation: Accountant and marketing manager

In 1975 he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for New South Wales Australia’s as the first non-Anglo-Saxon Senator – first migrant senator. He retired from the Senate in 1985.

Misha Lajovic presented in Parliament a Paper on Slovenia, introducing Slovenian as a nation of Slovenian people, with own history, unique culture, its own literature,  language and customs, not as Yugoslavs, as it was preferred by the Yugoslav leadership in Belgrade, Serbia.

The Senator Lajovic attended many Slovenian cultural events in New South Wales, Canberra and Victoria and has presented the Slovenian Religious and Cultural Centre Holy Family in Adelaide with the artwork of Holy Family by the famous, world acclaimed, Slovenian artist Stanislav Rapotec.

Condolences: Mr Milivoj Emil (Misha) Lajovic

The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP

Parliament for Australia

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Importance of Education The Value of Education

about Misha Lajovic

The Senator Misha Lajovic has written a Foreword for the book The Slovenians From the Earliest Times (Illustrated story of Slovenians), 1985, p. 5; by Draga  Gelt




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