France Bučar (2 February 1923 – 21 October 2015) was a Slovenian politician, legal expert and author. From 1990 through 1992, he served as the first chairman of the freely elected Slovenian Parliament.
He was the one to formally declare independence for Slovenia on June 25, 1991. He was thought to be one of the founding fathers of Slovenian democracy and independence. He was also thought, together with Peter Jambrek, the main author of the current Slovenian constitution.
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- "Poslovil se je France Bučar, starosta slovenske politike" [France Bučar, a veteran of Slovenian politics, passed away]. RTV Slovenija. 2015-10-21. Retrieved 2015-10-21.