Izidor Babnik (1930) was born in Ljubljana. He never had problems with school. His parents owned an inn and a farm, where he and his brother helped. Before he finished the Agronomic Faculty, he started working at Ljubljanske mlekarne, then he worked in external trade. He has been happily married for 60 years. For the last 5 years, he and his wife have been living in the Fužine Retirement Home, where they participate at different activities. He is also the president of the Retirement Home Council. He and his wife have a son, two grandsons and one granddaughter.