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Yuri Gaven (561 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Yuri Gaven is a Latvian revolutionary of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, chekist, key figure in defeating of the Crimean People's Republic (with
Ilmar Raud (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ilmar Raud (30 April 1913 – 13 July 1941) was an Estonian chess master. Raud was born in Viljandi, Estonia. He played several times in the Estonian championships
Johannes Sikkar (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Sikkar (October 15, 1897 – August 22, 1960) was the first head of the Estonian government in exile as Acting Prime Minister (January 12, 1953
David Magarshack (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
David Magarshack (23 December 1899 – 26 October 1977) was a British translator and biographer of Russian authors, best known for his translations of Dostoevsky
Arnold Viiding (161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arnold Viiding (19 March 1911 in Walk, Estonia – 20 October 2006 in Sydney, Australia) was an Estonian shot putter and discus thrower. At the 1936 Summer
Voldemārs Zāmuēls (49 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Voldemārs Zāmuēls (22 May 1872, Dzērbene parish – 16 January 1948, Ravensburg, Germany) held the office as Prime Minister of Latvia from 27 January 1924
Hermanis Matisons (157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermanis Matisons (also known as Herman Mattison; 1894, Riga – 1932) was a Latvian chess player and one of world's most highly regarded chess masters in
Arturs Alberings (52 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arturs Alberings (8 January 1876, in Rūjiena, Valmiera district – 26 April 1934, in Riga) held the office as 6th Prime Minister of Latvia from 7 May 1926
Konrāds Kalējs (802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Konrāds Kalējs (26 June 1913 – 8 November 2001) was a Latvian soldier who was a Nazi collaborator and an alleged war criminal during World War II. He gained
Kārlis Lobe (591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kārlis Lobe (26 March 1895 – 9 July 1985) was a Latvian officer in the Imperial Russian Army, Latvian Army and the Latvian Legion, recipient of the Order
Johannes Türn (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Türn (27 May 1899, Tartu – 8 March 1993 Tallinn) was an Estonian chess player. Türn played in numerous Estonian championships. In 1923, he took
Martin Klein (wrestler) (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Nationality Estonian Born 12 September 1884 Tarvastu, Kreis Fellin Governorate of Livonia Died 11 February 1947 Tarvastu, Viljandimaa, Estonia Height 1.74 m
Alfred Neuland (212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alfred Karl Neuland (10 October 1895 – 16 November 1966) was an Estonian weightlifter. He competed in the 1920 and 1924 Olympics and won a gold and a silver
Arvīds Bārda (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arvīds Bārda (11 November 1901 – 11 November 1940) was a Latvian footballer, brother of Edvīns Bārda, Rūdolfs Bārda and Oskars Bārda. He was born and died
Edvīns Bārda (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edvīns Bārda (6 April 1900 in Riga – 28 September 1947 in Liverpool) was a Latvian footballer and manager, the elder and most popular of four football
Vilhelm Knorin (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vilgelm Georgiyevich Knorin (Russian: Вильге́льм Гео́ргиевич Кно́рин, Latvian: Vilhelms "Vilis" Knoriņš; (1890–1939)) was the second First secretary of
August Sabbe (280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August Sabbe (1 September 1909 – 27 or 28 September 1978) was one of the last surviving Estonian members of the Forest Brothers, a group of citizens of
Robert Keres (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Keres (14 August 1907 – 29 October 1946) was an Estonian basketball player. He competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He died from wounds he suffered
Robert Keres (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Keres (14 August 1907 – 29 October 1946) was an Estonian basketball player. He competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He died from wounds he suffered
Aleksander Hellat (63 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksander Hellat (20 August [O.S. 8 August] 1881 in Tartu – 28 November 1943 in Kemerovo Oblast) was an Estonian politician and a former Minister of Foreign
August Koern (36 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August Koern (27 April 1900 in Uue-Võidu, Viljandi County – 11 January 1989 in Copenhagen) was an Estonian statesman and diplomat. He was Estonian foreign
Artur Amon (58 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Artur Amon (17 February 1916 – August 1944) was an Estonian basketball player. He competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was killed in action during
Rūdolfs Bārda (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rūdolfs Bārda (7 February 1903, Riga – 24 January 1991, Riga) was a Latvian footballer, brother of Edvīns Bārda, Arvīds Bārda and Oskars Bārda. Rūdolfs
Hans Rebane (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hans Rebane (24 December [O.S. 12 December] 1882 – 16 December 1961) was an Estonian politician, diplomat and journalist. He served as the Minister of
Pēteris Lauks (284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pēteris Lauks (10 February 1902 in Riga – 15 March 1984 in Kitchener, Canada) was a Latvian football defender, one of the most capped footballers for Latvia
Aleksander Laak (879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksander (Alexander) Laak (24 August 1907 – 6 September 1960) was a lieutenant and the commander of the Jägala concentration camp during the German occupation
Elmar Lipping (35 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elmar Lipping (March 7, 1906 in Riga – January 5, 1994 in New York City) was an Estonian statesman and soldier. He was Estonian foreign minister in exile
Felix Kersten (877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eduard Alexander Felix Kersten (30 September 1898 – 16 April 1960) was before and during World War II the personal physical therapist of Heinrich Himmler
Heiti Talvik (241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Heiti Talvik (9 November 1904 – 18 July 1947) was an Estonian poet. Heiti Talvik's father was a family doctor based in Tartu and his mother was a pianist
Martin Latsis (398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Martin Ivanovich Latsis (Russian: Мартын Иванович Лацис Latvian: Mārtiņš Lācis, born Jānis Sudrabs) (December 14, 1888 – February 11, 1938) was a Soviet
Kaarel Eenpalu (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kaarel Eenpalu (until 1935 named Karl August Einbund) (28 May [O.S. 16 May] 1888 in Paju talu, Vesneri Parish, Tartu County, Estonia, Russian Empire –
Artur Adson (256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Artur Adson (3 February [O.S. 22 January] 1889 – 5 January 1977) was an Estonian poet, writer and theatre critic. Artur Adson (born Karl Arthur Adson)
Friedebert Tuglas (339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Friedebert Tuglas, born Friedebert Mihkelson or Michelson (2 March 1886, Ahja – 15 April 1971, Tallinn) was an Estonian writer and critic who introduced
Evald Mahl (108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Evald Mahl (14 April 1915 – 18 January 2001) was an Estonian basketball player. He competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. Mahl began playing basketball
Ernst Enno (303 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernst Enno (8 June [O.S. 27 May] 1875 in Valguta – 7 March 1934 in Haapsalu) was an Estonian poet and writer. Ernst Enno was born in Köödsa inn as the
Solomon Rosowsky (335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Solomon Rosowsky (1878, Riga –1962) was a cantor (hazzan) and composer, and son of the Rigan cantor, Baruch Leib Rosowsky. Rosowsky began to study music
Aleksander Jaakson (84 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksander Jaakson (January 29, 1892 in – October 2, 1942) was an Estonian Major General, who was the Estonian Minister of Education (1936-1939) and the
Mihkel Pung (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mihkel Pung (19 October [O.S. 7 October] 1876 in Vana-Põltsamaa Parish [et] – 11 October 1941 in Sevurallag [et], Sverdlovsk Oblast) was an Estonian politician
Eduard Pütsep (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eduard Pütsep (21 October 1898 – 22 August 1960) was an Estonian wrestler. He competed in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 1920, 1924 and 1928 Olympics and
Harald Keres (128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harald Keres (15 November [O.S. 2 November] 1912, Pärnu – 26 June 2010) was an Estonian physicist considered to be the father of the Estonian school of
Arkādijs Pavlovs (278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arkādijs Pavlovs (2 February 1903, in Riga – 26 June 1960, in Riga) was a Latvian footballer and football manager, a five-time champion of Latvia. Pavlovs
Joakim Puhk (586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joakim Puhk (25 May 1888 – 14 September 1942) was an Estonian businessman, economist and Rotarian; a member of the International Chamber of Commerce, and
Jaan Kikkas (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Juhan "Jaan" Kikkas (5 June 1892 – 9 March 1944) was an Estonian middleweight weightlifter. He won a bronze medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics, setting
Marija Leiko (471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marija Leiko (also known as Marija Leyko; 14 August 1887, Riga, Latvia – 3 February 1938, Moscow, USSR) was a Latvian silent movie actress in Europe since
Arvīds Jurgens (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arvīds Jurgens (27 May 1905 in Riga, Russian Empire – 17 December 1955 in Montreal, Quebec) was a Latvian footballer, ice hockey, basketball and bandy
Marija Leiko (471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marija Leiko (also known as Marija Leyko; 14 August 1887, Riga, Latvia – 3 February 1938, Moscow, USSR) was a Latvian silent movie actress in Europe since
Arvīds Jurgens (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arvīds Jurgens (27 May 1905 in Riga, Russian Empire – 17 December 1955 in Montreal, Quebec) was a Latvian footballer, ice hockey, basketball and bandy
Betti Alver (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elisabet "Betti" Alver (23 November [O.S. 10 November] 1906 in Jõgeva – 19 June 1989 in Tartu) (from the year 1937 Elisabet Talvik, and from the year 1956
Karl von Struve (780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl von Struve (26 November 1835 – 26 June 1907) (Russian: Кирилл Васильевич Струве) (Alternate spelling in U.S.: de Struve) was a Russian nobleman and
Adamson-Eric (204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Erich Carl Hugo Adamson (18 August 1902 – 2 December 1968), more commonly known as Adamson-Eric, was an Estonian artist who worked mainly within the medium
Karl-Richard Idlane (19 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl-Richard Idlane was an Estonian professional footballer who played as a midfielder for the Estonian national football team.
Rūdolfs Ronis (36 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rūdolfs Ronis (7 March 1897 – 30 March 1970) was a Latvian wrestler. He competed in the Greco-Roman lightweight event at the 1924 Summer Olympics. "Rūdolfs
Hugo Raudsepp (593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hugo Raudsepp (July 10, 1883 – September 15, 1952) was an influential and prolific Estonian playwright and politician. In 1951 he was deported to the Irkutsk
Aleksander Mitt (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksander Mitt (8 February 1903 in Tartu, Estonia – 18 April 1942, Kirov, Russia) was an Estonian speed skater who competed at the 1928 and 1936 Winter
Nechama Leibowitz (622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nehama Leibowitz (Hebrew: נחמה ליבוביץ׳; September 3, 1905 – 12 April 1997 ) was a noted Israeli Bible scholar and commentator who rekindled interest in
Voldemar Väli (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Voldemar Väli (10 January 1903 – 13 April 1997) was an Estonian two-time Olympic medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling. Väli started training in wrestling
Hermann Clemenz (121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermann Clemenz (23 January 1846 – 28 March 1908) was an Estonian chess master. Born in Dorpat (Tartu), Estonia (then Russian Empire), he began his chess
Gustav Fabergé (697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustav Fabergé (1814 in Pernau – 1893 in Dresden) was a Baltic German jeweller and father of Peter Carl Fabergé, maker of Fabergé eggs. He established
Johannes Aavik (695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Aavik (8 December [O.S. 26 November] 1880 in Randvere, Saaremaa, Estonia (then Russian Empire) – 18 March 1973 in Stockholm, Sweden) was an Estonian
Marie Heiberg (548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie Heiberg (10 September 1890 – 15 February 1942) was an Estonian poet. When she was only about 15 years old she wrote her first poems which were acclaimed
Piers Bohl (209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Piers Bohl (October 23, 1865 – December 25, 1921) was a Latvian mathematician, who worked in differential equations, topology and quasi-periodic functions
Johannes Semper (98 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Semper (22 March [O.S. 10 March] 1892 – 21 February 1970) was an Estonian poet, writer, translator and politician. He was born in Pahuvere, Viljandi
Yeshayahu Leibowitz (1,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yeshayahu Leibowitz (Hebrew: ישעיהו ליבוביץ‎; 29 January 1903 – 18 August 1994) was an Israeli Orthodox Jewish public intellectual and polymath. He was
Andreas Eberhard von Budberg (292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Andreas Eberhard Freiherr von Budberg-Bönninghausen (Russian: Андрей Яковлевич Будберг; tr. Andrey Yakovlevich Budberg) (10 August 1750 – 1 September 1812)
Wolfgang Ostwald (98 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Wilhelm Wolfgang Ostwald (27 May 1883 – 22 November 1943) was a German chemist and biologist researching colloids. Ostwald was born in Riga, the son
Nikolai Helk (67 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nikolai Helk (25 February 1886 in Laiuse Kirikuküla, Jõgeva Parish – 14 May 1941 in Tallinn) was an Estonian Major General Judge Advocate and President
Karl Pärsimägi (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Pärsimägi (11 May 1902, Oe, Antsla Parish - 27 July 1942, Auschwitz) was an Estonian Fauvist painter. Born in 1902, Pärsimägi was the son of a wealthy
Kārlis Baumanis (277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kārlis Baumanis (11 May 1835 – 10 January 1905), better known as Baumaņu Kārlis, was an ethnic Latvian composer in the Russian Empire. He is the author
Voldemārs Plade (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Voldemārs Plade (sometimes also called Valdis Plade; born 24 December 1900 in Riga - ?) was a Latvian football forward and manager, the most notable of
Oskar Kallas (430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oskar Kallas (25 October [O.S. 13 October] 1868 in Kirikuküla, Saaremaa – 26 January 1946 in Stockholm) was an Estonian diplomat, linguist and folklorist
Jānis Polis (wrestler) (67 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Jānis Polis (12 January 1893 – 29 September 1953) was a Latvian wrestler. He competed for Russia at the 1912 Summer Olympics and for Latvia at the 1924
Konstantin Posyet (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Konstantin Posyet (Russian: Константин Николаевич Посьет, Konstantin Nikolaevich Pos’et, 21 December 1819 (2 January 1820 New Style) – 26 April (8 May)
Endel Aruja (493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Endel Aruja (5 July 1911 – 4 February 2008) was an Estonian physicist specialising in X-ray crystallography, encyclopedian, librarian, supporter of libraries
Nikolai Karotamm (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nikolai Karotamm (October 23, 1901, Pärnu – September 21, 1969) was an Estonian communist politician. Following the Second World War led multiple Repatriation
Eduard Vanaaseme (82 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eduard Vanaaseme (25 July 1898 – 2 March 1991) was an Estonian lightweight weightlifter. In 1922 he won a national title and a silver medal at the world
Ernst von Bergmann (726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernst von Bergmann (16 December 1836 – 25 March 1907) was a Baltic German surgeon. He was the first physician to introduce heat sterilisation of surgical
Jānis Cimze (650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jānis Cimze (3 July/21 June 1814 — 22 October/10 October 1881) was a Latvian pedagogue, collector and harmoniser of folk songs, organist, founder of Latvian
Roman Toi (363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman Toi (June 18, 1916 – May 7, 2018) was an Estonian-Canadian composer, choir conductor, and organist. Influenced by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Toi's music
Hugo Treffner (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hugo Hermann Fürchtegott Treffner (17 July 1845 – 13 March 1912) was the founder and first director of the Hugo Treffner Gymnasium in Tartu, and an important
Kārlis Vilciņš (36 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kārlis Vilciņš (1 November 1892 – 7 May 1972) was a Latvian wrestler. He competed in the Greco-Roman middleweight event at the 1924 Summer Olympics. "Kārlis
Theodor Luts (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodor Luts (14 August [O.S. 2 August] 1896 in Palamuse – 24 September 1980 in São Paulo) was an Estonian film director and cinematographer, brother of
Mihkel Klaassen (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mihkel Klaassen (24 February 1880 – 7 March 1952) was a justice of the Supreme Court of Estonia since 1924. Klaassen was a member of the Electoral Committee
Karl Ast (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Ast (pseudonym: Karl Rumor, 19 February 1886, Orava – 9 July 1971, New York City) was an Estonian writer and politician. Ast's older brother, Gottlieb
Philippe Halsman (1,297 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philippe Halsman (Latvian: Filips Halsmans, German: Philipp Halsmann; 2 May 1906 – 25 June 1979) was an American portrait photographer. He was born in
Tõnis Kint (551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tõnis Kint (17 August [O.S. 5 August] 1896 – 5 January 1991) was an Estonian politician. He served as "Prime Minister in duties of the President" (in other
Oskar Loorits (161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oskar Loorits (9 November [O.S. 27 October] 1900 – 12 December 1961) was an Estonian folklorist. Loorits was born in Suure-Kõpu Parish, Viljandi County
Viktor Puskar (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viktor Puskar VR I/1 (7 May [O.S. 25 April] 1889 in Viljandi – 12 April 1943 in Tartu) was an Estonian military commander (Colonel) during the Estonian
Martin Lipp (114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Martin Lipp (14 April [O.S. 2 April] 1854 in Vooru, Viljandi Parish – 8 March 1923 in Tallinn) was an Estonian poet. He is best known as the author of
Andreas Ascharin (201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Andreas Ascharin (Russian: Андрей Александрович Ашарин, Andrey Aleksandrovich Asharin; 24 June [O.S. 12 June] 1843 in Pärnu – 24 December [O.S. 12 December] 1896
Andrew Winter (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Andrew Winter (April 7, 1892 – October 27, 1958) was an American artist best known for his landscape paintings on the coast of Maine, particularly his
Villem Grünthal-Ridala (278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Villem Grünthal-Ridala, born Grünthal-Wilhelm (30 May 1885 in Kuivastu, Muhu, Estonia - 16 January 1942 in Helsinki, Finland) was an Estonian poet, translator
Arturs Sproģis (421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arturs Sproģis (6 March 1904 – 2 October 1980; Russian: Артур Карлович Спрогис) was a Latvian colonel and commander of the Soviet partisans during the
Balthasar von Campenhausen (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Balthasar Freiherr von Campenhausen (Russian: Балтазар Балтазарович Кампенгаузен, Baltazar Baltazarovich Kampengauzen) (1772, Lenzenhof, –1823) was a Baltic
Ellinor Aiki (581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ellinor Aiki (11 January 1893 - 25 October 1969) was an Estonian painter who is possibly best recalled for her works in later life of vibrant and colorful
Otomārs Oškalns (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Otomārs Oškalns (12 April 1904 — 1 September 1947) was a prominent Latvian communist and partisan fighter. He was one of three Latvian Soviet partisans
Karl Kõiv (74 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Kõiv (3 December 1894 – 24 April 1972) was an Estonian featherweight weightlifter who won a silver medal at the 1922 World Weightlifting Championships
Karl Kõiv (74 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Kõiv (3 December 1894 – 24 April 1972) was an Estonian featherweight weightlifter who won a silver medal at the 1922 World Weightlifting Championships
Karl Laas (48 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Laas (17 April 1908 – 28 December 1967) was an Estonian long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon at the 1928 Summer Olympics. Evans, Hilary;
Eduard Magnus Jakobson (69 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eduard Magnus Jakobson (5 February [O.S. 24 January] 1847 in Torma – 2 August [O.S. 21 July] 1903 in Tallinn) was an Estonian wood engraver and a Baptist
Marģers Skujenieks (837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marģers Skujenieks (born 22 June 1886, Riga – executed 12 July 1941, Moscow) held the office of Prime Minister of Latvia twice from 19 December 1926 –
Marie Reisik (159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie Reisik (born 6 February 1887 in Kilingi-Nõmme, died in 1941 in Tallinn, Estonia), an Estonian teacher, women rights activist and politician. She
Peeter Süda (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peeter Süda (30 January [O.S. 18 January] 1883 in Viki, Saare County – 3 August 1920 in Tallinn) was a father of the Estonian organ school, composer and
Konstantin Ramul (173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Konstantin Ramul (30 May 1879 – 11 February 1975) was an Estonian professor of psychology and longtime chair of psychology at the University of Tartu.
Aarne Viisimaa (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aarne Viisimaa (born as Arnold Peeter Visman; 25 November 1898, Sangaste – 2 October 1989, Stockholm) was an Estonian operatic tenor and opera director
Julius Seljamaa (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Julius Friedrich Seljamaa (8 April [O.S. 27 March] 1883 in Sindi – 17 June 1936 in Tallinn) was an Estonian politician, diplomat and journalist. From 1933
Linda Eenpalu (209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Linda Marie Eenpalu, (20 September 1890 – 4 June 1967, born Linda Marie Koplus, until 1935 named Einbund) was an Estonian politician. She was a member
Platon (Kulbusch) (382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Platon, born Paul Kulbusch (also spelled Kuhlbusch or Kuldbush; 25 July [O.S. 13 July] 1869 – 14 January 1919) was an Estonian bishop and the first Orthodox
August Sang (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August Sang (27 July 1914 in Pärnu – 14 October 1969 in Tallinn) was an Estonian poet and literary translator. August Sang was born in Pärnu, where he
Jaan Koort (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jan Koort (6 November 1883, Sootaga Parish (Äksi), Tartu – 14 October 1935 in Moscow) was an Estonian sculptor, painter and ceramicist. Born on 6 November
Henry Dicks (540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Henry Victor Dicks (1900 – 12 July 1977) was a British psychiatrist. He drew on his wartime experiences, which included the medical care of Rudolf Hess
Burkards Dzenis (401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burkards Dzenis (1879, Dreiliņi, Stopiņi Municipality – 1966, Dayton, Ohio) was a Latvian artist. Burkards Dzenis was born in the outskirts of Riga and
Mart Saar (462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mart Saar (28 September [O.S. 15 September] 1882 in Hüpassaare - 28 October 1963) was an Estonian composer, organist and collector of folk songs. Saar
Eugen Uuemaa (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eugen Uuemaa (14 July 1903 – 25 July 1941) was an Estonian athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was executed by
Mihkel Lüdig (278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mihkel Lüdig (9 May [O.S. 27 April] 1880 in Vaskrääma – 7 May 1958 in Vändra) was an Estonian composer, organist and choir conductor. As a composer, he
Mait Metsanurk (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mait Metsanurk (Born Eduard Hubel, November 19, 1879 – 21 August 1957), was an Estonian writer who led the neo-realist school of Estonian literature. Mait
Volfgangs Dārziņš (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Volfgangs Dārziņš (1906–1962) was a Latvian composer, pianist and music critic. Volfgangs Dārziņš was born in 25. September, 1906 in Riga to Latvian composer
Magnus von Behm (39 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magnus von Behm (27 March 1727 in Livonia – 9 July 1806) was the chief commander of Kamchatka in Russia from 1773 to 1779. His wife was Eva von Borning
Elmar Reimann (45 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elmar Reimann (2 January 1893 – 21 April 1963) was an Estonian long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon for Russia at the 1912 Summer Olympics
Miķelis Krogzemis (354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miķelis Krogzemis (18 September 1850, Ungurpils – 6 February 1879, Saint Petersburg, Russia), better known under his pen name Auseklis was a Latvian poet
Juhan Muks (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Juhan Jaagu Muks (7 July 1899 - 23 November 1983) was an Estonian artist and painter. Juhan Muks was born in Tuhalaane, Viljandi County, Estonia. He acquired
Karl Parts (187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Parts VR I/1, VR II/2, VR II/3 (15 July 1886 in Palupera Commune, Estonia – 1 September 1941 in Kirov, Soviet Union) was an Estonian military commander
Jānis Tilbergs (664 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jānis Tilbergs, also known as Tillbergs or Tilberg (Latvian: Jānis Roberts Tilbergs, Russian: Янис Тилберг, Yanis Tilberg); (2 July [O.S. 20 June] 1880
Eduard Hiiop (173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eduard Hiiop (19 December 1889 – 24 August 1941) was an Estonian figure skater and athlete. He participated in the 1928 Winter Olympics as the flag bearer
Robert Natus (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Natus (16 March 1890 – 31 March 1950) was an Estonian architect of Baltic German descent. Born in Viljandi, Estonia, Natus studied in Tallinn and
Hellmuth Kneser (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hellmuth Kneser (16 April 1898 – 23 August 1973) was a Baltic German mathematician, who made notable contributions to group theory and topology. His most
Alexander von Oettingen (385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alexander Konstantin von Oettingen (24 December [O.S. 12 December] 1827, Wissust Manor, Wissust (Visusti) – 21 August [O.S. 8 August] 1905 Yuryev (Tartu))
Jaan Lattik (191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jaan Lattik (22 October [O.S. 10 October] 1878 near Karula [et], Estonia – 27 June 1967 in Stockholm, Sweden) was an Estonian politician, writer and a
Jēkabs Bukse (37 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jēkabs Bukse (14 June 1879 – 12 May 1942) was a Latvian cyclist. He competed in two events for the Russian Empire at the 1912 Summer Olympics. "Jēkabs
August Eller (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August Eller (1907, Viljandi – 1990, Haapsalu) was an Estonian chess player, who won the Estonian Chess Championship. August Eller participated in two
Vaclavs Borduško (512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vaclavs Borduško (born 3 October 1914 in Riga, died 14 October 1999 in Toronto, Canada) was a Latvian international footballer, a two-time champion of
Werner Bergengruen (418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
born in Riga, which at that time belonged to the Russian Empire, Governorate of Livonia. After growing up in Lübeck and attending the Katharineum, he started
Alexander von Oettingen (385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alexander Konstantin von Oettingen (24 December [O.S. 12 December] 1827, Wissust Manor, Wissust (Visusti) – 21 August [O.S. 8 August] 1905 Yuryev (Tartu))
Jaan Tomp (71 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the journalist see Jaan Tomp (journalist) Jaan Tomp (10 September 1894 in Tuhalaane Parish, Viljandi County – 14 November 1924 in Tallinn) was the
Ernst Jaakson (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernst Rudolf Jaakson (11 August 1905, Riga, Livonia (then Russian Empire) – 4 September 1998, New York, United States) was an Estonian diplomat whose unique
Oskar Hoffmann (painter) (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Oskar Georg Adolf Hoffmann (Russian: Оскар Адольфович Гофман; 5 February 1851, Dorpat – 3 March 1912, Saint Petersburg) was a Baltic-German painter from
Frida Michelson (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frida Michelson (Latvian: Frīda Mihelsone, née Fride; 1906–1982) was a Latvian Jew and Holocaust survivor. She is known for her memoirs “I survived Rumbula”
Carl Hugo Hahn (1,748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Hugo Hahn (1818–1895) was a Baltic German missionary and linguist who worked in South Africa and South-West Africa for most of his life. Together
Benno Schotz (893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Benno Schotz (28 August 1891 Arensburg – 11 October 1984 Glasgow) was an Estonian-born Scottish sculptor, and one of twentieth century Scotland's leading
Aleksander Tõnisson (185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksander Tõnisson VR I/1 (17 April 1875 – 30 June 1941) was an Estonian military commander (Major General) during the Estonian War of Independence. In
Karl Eduard von Liphart (622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baron Karl Eduard von Liphart or Carl Eduard von Liphart (16 May 1808 – 15 February 1891) was a noted art expert and collector from Estonia. The family
Kaljo Raag (139 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kaljo-Feliks Raag (3 June 1892 – 10 April 1967) was an Estonian heavyweight weightlifter who won a bronze medal at the 1922 World Championships and placed
Olav Roots (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Olav Roots (26 February 1910 – 30 January 1974) was an Estonian pianist and composer. Roots was born in Uderna. He studied at the Music School of Tartu
Gustav Klutsis (619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustav Klutsis (Latvian: Gustavs Klucis, Russian: Густав Густавович Клуцис) (January 4, 1895 – February 26, 1938) was a pioneering Latvian photographer
Sigismunds Vidbergs (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sigismunds Vidbergs (1890, Jelgava – 1970, River Edge, New Jersey) was a Latvian artist. Sigismunds Vidbergs came from an upper middle class family in
Adolf Pilar von Pilchau (271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adolf "Ulf" Konstantin Jakob Freiherr Pilar von Pilchau (23 May 1851 – 17 June 1925) was a Baltic German politician, regent of the United Baltic Duchy
Andres Larka (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Andres Larka VR I/1 (5 March 1879 Pilistvere, Kabala Parish (now in Kõo Parish, Viljandi County) Estonia – 8 January 1943 Malmyzh, Kirov, Soviet Union)
Stepan Alexandrovsky (273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stepan Fyodorovich Alexandrovsky (Russian: Степан Фёдорович Александровский; (25 December 1842, Riga - 1 February 1906, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian
Vladimir Alafuzov (88 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vladimir Antonovich Alafuzov (Russian: Влади́мир Анто́нович Алафу́зов; 17 June 1901, Riga – 30 May 1966, Leningrad) was a Soviet admiral and Order of Ushakov
Anton Õunapuu (316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anton Õunapuu VR II/3 (7 November 1887 - 2 April 1919) was an Estonian PE teacher and the founder of the Boy Scouts movement in Estonia. Anton Õunapuu
Gustav Sule (719 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustav Sule (10 September 1910 – 3 April 1942) was an Estonian javelin thrower. He won bronze in the 1934 European Championships, competed in the 1936
Roberts Dambītis (247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
General Roberts Dambītis (May 2, 1881 - March 27, 1957 in Trikāta parish near Strenči, Latvia) was a Latvian soldier and politician. A founder of the National
Elmar Kits (26 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elmar Kits (27 April 1913 – 24 March 1972) was an Estonian painter. Ants Juske http://www.epl.ee/news/kultuur/elmar-kits-andekas.d?id=51141267
Ernst Reissner (188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernst Reissner (German: [ˈʁaɪsnɐ]; September 24, 1824 – September 16, 1878) was a Baltic German anatomist from Riga, Livonia. In 1851 he received his medical
Johannes Hint (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Hint (born Johannes Rudolph Hint; 20 September 1914 – died 5 September 1985) was an Estonian scientist and the only person to create and successfully
Olev Siinmaa (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Olev Siinmaa (November 12, 1881 – March 29, 1948), was an Estonian architect who is perhaps best recalled for his work in the style coined "Pärnu Resort
Carl Gustav Axel Harnack (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Gustav Axel Harnack (7 May [O.S. 25 April] 1851, Dorpat (now Tartu – 3 April 1888, Dresden) was a Baltic German mathematician who contributed to potential
Jaan Usin (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jaan Usin VR II/3 (12 August 1887 – 19 August 1941) was an Estonian Navy commander. Born in Kihelkonna Parish, Saare County, he later served during World
Paul Saagpakk (142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Saagpakk (2 September 1910 in Mustjala Parish, Saaremaa, Estonia – 23 February 1996 in Kuressaare, Saaremaa) was an Estonian linguist who compiled
Alfons Bērziņš (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alfons Bērziņš (7 November 1916 in Riga – 16 December 1987) was a Latvian long track speed skater. He competed at the 1936 Winter Olympics (got 14th place
Jāzeps Grosvalds (607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jazeps Grosvalds (Latvian: Jāzeps Grosvalds) (24 April 1891 – 1 February 1920) was a Latvian painter from Riga. He is now regarded as one of Latvia's finest
Gustavs Šķilters (252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustavs Šķilters (1874, Kreis Wolmar, present-day Latvia – 1954, Riga) was a Latvian artist, working mainly as a sculptor. Gustavs Šķilters was the son
Hans Leesment (42 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hans Leesment (February 13, 1873 – August 26, 1944 in Tallinn) was an Estonian General. From 1919 up until 1940, he was the president of the Estonian Red
Eriks Ādamsons (291 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eriks Ādamsons (June 22, 1907 – February 28, 1946) was a Latvian writer, poet and novelist. Eriks Ādamsons was born in Riga on June 22, 1907. In 1926 he
Hendrik Adamson (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hendrik Adamson (6 October [O.S. 24 September] 1891 – 7 March 1946) was an Estonian poet and teacher. He was born as a son of a tailor in Patsi farmstead
Eugen Bostroem (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eugen Woldemar Bostroem (October 13, 1850 – May 24, 1928) was a Baltic German pathologist. He was born in Fellin (today known as Viljandi), in the Livonian
Martin Körber (192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Martin Georg Emil Körber (29 July [O.S. 17 July] 1817 in Võnnu – 19 April [O.S. 7 April] 1893 in Kuressaare) was a Baltic German pastor, composer, writer
Konrāds Ubāns (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Konrāds Ubāns (December 31, 1893 – August 30, 1981) was a Latvian painter from Riga. He studied at the Riga Art School and was one of the founding members
Michael Josselson (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Josselson (2 March 1908, Tartu, Estonia – 7 January 1978, Geneva, Switzerland) was a CIA agent. Michael Josselson was born into a Jewish family
George Armitstead, Baron Armitstead (732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
George Armitstead, Baron Armitstead MP (28 February 1824 in Riga, Latvia – 7 December 1915 in London) was a British businessman, philanthropist and Liberal
Evald Äärma (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Evald Äärma (28 December 1911 – 13 October 2005) was an Estonian pole vaulter. He competed at the 1934 European Championships and 1936 Summer Olympics
Harald Schultz (217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harald Schultz (10 November 1895 – 15 March 1957) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Gustav Kalkun (137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustav Kalkun (22 March 1898 – 24 April 1972) was an Estonian discus thrower. He competed at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics and placed 15th and 10th, respectively
Jānis Liepiņš (painter) (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Jānis Liepiņš (August 9, 1894 – September 2, 1964) was a Latvian painter from Riga. He studied at J Madernieks Studio in Riga between 1909–1910, at the
Viktor von Wahl (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viktor Karl Konrad Wilhelm von Wahl (Russian: Ви́ктор Вильге́льмович Ва́ль, Viktor Vil’gel’movich Val’; 1840 – 1915) was a Baltic German general, mayor
Viktor Kingissepp (288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viktor Kingissepp (24 March [O.S. 12 March] 1888 in Karmel (now Kaarma) – 4 May 1922 in Tallinn) was an Estonian communist politician, the leader of the
Andrievs Niedra (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Andrievs Niedra (old orthography: Andreews Needra; born 8 February 1871 in Tirza Parish, Russian Empire – 25 September 1942 in Riga, Reichskommissariat
Kārlis Prauls (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kārlis Prauls (May 2, 1895 – January 30, 1941) was a Latvian general, and from 1930 to 1940 a commander in the Aizsargi home guard. Prauls was born in
Eduard Hermann (wrestler) (53 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Eduard Hermann (23 December 1891 – 22 March 1947) was a Greco-Roman wrestler from Estonia. He took up wrestling in 1904, and placed sixth in the 60 kg
Roberts Eidemanis (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roberts Eidemanis (Russian: Ро́берт Петро́вич Эйдема́н, Robert Petrovich Eideman; 1895 – June 12, 1937) was a Latvian Soviet Komkor, writer and poet. He
Johan Kõpp (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johan Kõpp (9 November 1874, Holdre – 21 October 1970, Stockholm) was an Estonian bishop and head of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church 1939–1944
Emīls Dārziņš (631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emīls Dārziņš (November 3, 1875 – August 31, 1910) was a Latvian composer, conductor and music critic. Dārziņš' work bears a distinct romantic character
Aleksejs Anufrijevs (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksejs Anufrijevs (Russian: Алексей Никитич Ануфриев; 15 January 1912 – April 1945) was a Latvian basketball player of Russian origin. Anufrijevs won
Lya Mara (760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lya Mara (1 August 1897 – 1 March 1960) was one of the biggest stars of the German silent cinema. Lya Mara was born Aleksandra Gudowicz in a Polish family
Villem Kapp (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Villem Kapp (7 September 1913 – 24 March 1964) was an Estonian composer, organist and music teacher. Born in Suure-Jaani, Estonia, Villem Kapp was the
Karl Johann von Hueck (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Johann von Hueck (also spelled Johan; 6 July 1844 – 8 October 1925) was a Baltic German politician who was the mayor of Reval (now Tallinn) from April
Hans-Diedrich von Tiesenhausen (1,081 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hans-Diedrich von Tiesenhausen (22 February 1913 – 17 August 2000) was a German naval commander during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's
Jānis Poruks (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jānis Poruks (13 October 1871 – 25 July 1911), was a Latvian poet and writer could be considered as a founder of the romantic branch of Latvian literature
Johannes Letzmann (407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Peter Letzmann (19 July 1885 – 21 May 1971) was an Estonian meteorologist, and a pioneering tornado researcher. His prolific output related to
Hilda Taba (1,022 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hilda Taba (7 December 1902 in Kooraste, Estonia – 6 July 1967 in San Francisco, California) was an architect, a curriculum theorist, a curriculum reformer
Aleksandrs Čaks (951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksandrs Čaks (born Aleksandrs Čadarainis October 27, 1901 – February 8, 1950), was a Latvian poet and writer. Čaks is arguably the first Latvian writer
Friedrich Akel (447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Friedrich Karl Akel (5 September [O.S. 24 August] 1871 in Kaubi Manor, Kaubi Parish (now in Pornuse village, Halliste Parish) – 3 July 1941 in Tallinn)
August Weizenberg (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August Weizenberg (6 April 1837, Ritsik – 22 November 1921, Tallinn) was an Estonian sculptor. His father was a shoemaker and he learnt how to carve wood
Sophie Sooäär (758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sophie Sooäär (27 September 1914 – 14 March 1996) was an Estonian stage, television, and film actress and singer and dancer. Sophie Sooäär (occasionally
Rūdolfs Pērle (499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rūdolfs Pērle (1875, present-day Bilska Parish – 1917, Saint Petersburg) was a Latvian painter. For a large part of his life, he specialised in producing
Lūcija Garūta (583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lūcija Garūta (born 14 May 1902, Riga, Russian Empire – died 15 February 1977, Riga, Latvian SSR) was a Latvian pianist, poet and composer. Lūcija Garūta
Rūdolfs Saule (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rūdolfs Saule (27 January 1903, Vidzeme – 16 March 1975, Chicago) was a Latvian performer, professional actor, ballet master and artist. He performed widely
Jānis Kalniņš (composer) (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Jānis Kalniņš (3 November 1904 in Pärnu – 30 November 2000 in Fredericton) was a Latvian Canadian composer and conductor. Jānis Kalniņš was the son of
Jaan Tomp (journalist) (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Jaan Tomp (13 May 1882 – 1943) was an Estonian journalist. He was born in Uue-Võidu vald, Viljandi County. From 1905–1908 he worked for Kodumaa, followed
Leo Michelson (240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Leo Michelson (Latvian: Leo Mihelsons; 12 May 1887 – 1978) was a Latvian-American artist considered part of the École de Paris, although his works span
Eduard Berzin (1,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eduard Petrovich Berzin (Russian: Эдуа́рд Петро́вич Бе́рзин, Latvian: Eduards Bērziņš; 1894–1938), born in Latvia, was a soldier and Chekist, but is remembered
Boris Kumm (260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Boris Kumm (1 September [O.S. 20 August] 1897 – 21 November 1958) was an Estonian communist politician. Kumm was born in Pärnu. From 1919 until 1920, he
Marta Skulme (260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marta Skulme (Latvian: Marta Skulme); (May 13, 1890 – January 3, 1962) was the first professional Latvian woman sculptor. She was a member of the Riga
August Jakobson (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August Jakobson (2 September 1904 – 23 May 1963) was an Estonian writer and politician. He was the only Estonian playwright among his contemporaries whose
Baruch Leib Rosowsky (114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baruch Leib Rosowsky (Latvian: Baruhs Leibs Rozovskis, 1841  – 1919) was a famous cantor of the Great Choral Synagogue in Riga and a composer of religious
Hermann Eduard von Holst (800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermann Eduard von Holst (June 19, 1841 – January 20, 1904) was a German-American historian. Holst was a Baltic German born at Fellin, Russian Empire.
Emanuel von Sievers (345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Count Emanuel von Sievers (Russified in: Emmanuil Karlovich Sivers; Эммануил Карлович Сиверс), born on April 27, 1817 at his mother estate Vodolagi, Ukraine
Salme Reek (1,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Salme Reek (10 November 1907 – 9 June 1996) was an Estonian stage, film, radio, and television actress and stage director whose career spanned nearly seventy
Aleksander Kesküla (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksander Eduard Kesküla (21 March [O.S. 9 March] 1882 in Saadjärve Parish, Tartumaa – 17 June 1963 in Madrid, Spain) was an Estonian politician and revolutionary
Aleksander Antson (340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksander Antson (August 31, 1899 – September 21, 1945) was an Estonian journalist, writer, and track and field athlete. Aleksander Antson was born on
Jaan Sarv (50 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jaan Sarv (Võro: Sarvõ Jaan; 21 December 1877 – 23 August 1954) was an Estonian mathematician and educator. Most of his life he worked as a professor at
Gotthard Friedrich Stender (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gotthard Friedrich Stender (Latvian: Gothards Frīdrihs Stenders; 1714-1796) was a Baltic German Lutheran pastor who played an outstanding role in Latvia's
Jāzeps Vītols (695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jāzeps Vītols (German: Joseph Wihtol; 26 July 1863 – 24 April 1948) was a Latvian composer. Vītols, born in Valmiera the son of a schoolteacher, began
Kārlis Goppers (198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
General Kārlis Goppers (April 2, 1876, Plāņi parish – March 25, 1941 at Ulbroka) was a Latvian military officer and the founder and President of Latvijas
Marģeris Zariņš (517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marģeris Zariņš (24 May 1910, Jaunpiebalga – 27 February 1993, Riga) was a Latvian composer and writer. He was an author of symphonic and vocal symphonic
Fricis Bārda (481 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fricis Bārda (25 January 1880 – 13 March 1919) was a Latvian poet, particularly noted for his interest in philosophical and pantheistic themes. Fricis
Marta Krūmiņa-Vitrupe (390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marta Krūmiņa-Vitrupe (March 29, 1908, Vitrupe, Limbaži District, Latvia as Marta Legzdiņa – February 6, 2010, New York City, US) was a Latvian poet, writer
Jakob Mändmets (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jakob Mändmets (July 29, 1871 – December 25, 1930) was an Estonian writer and journalist. Jakob Mändmets was born in Paiküla, Saare County on the island
Edouard Gregory Hesselberg (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edouard Gregory Hesselberg (3 May 1870 – 12 June 1935) was a pianist and composer. Hesselberg was born in Riga, Russian empire (now Latvia), the son of
Arthur Brückner (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arthur Brückner (24 August 1877, in Dorpat – 29 March 1975, in Basel) was a German-Swiss ophthalmologist, known for his research in sensory physiology
Villem Orav (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Villem Orav (March 11, 1883, Laiksaare municipality - December 10, 1952, Tallinn) was an Estonian historian, teacher, and scholar of pedagogy. In 1905
Ernst Munzinger (570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernst Gustav Adolf Munzinger (6 July 1887 – 23 April 1945) was a German businessman and lieutenant colonel in Army intelligence. After World War I, Munzinger
Simon Brainin (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Simon Brainin (July 15, 1854 in Riga, Russian Empire) was a Russian physician. He graduated from the gymnasium in Riga (now Latvia); studied medicine at
Theodor Molien (1,013 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodor Georg Andreas Molien (Russian: Fedor Eduardovich Molin; 10 September [O.S. 29 August] 1861 in Riga – 25 December 1941 in Tomsk) was a Baltic-German
Alexander von Bunge (physician) (340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Alexander von Bunge (9 November 1851, in Dorpat – 19 January 1930, in Tallinn) was a Baltic German physician, zoologist and Arctic explorer in the employ
Johannes Soodla (363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Soodla (14 January 1897 in Kudina Parish, (now in Palamuse Parish) – 16 May 1965) was an Estonian military officer during World War I, Estonian
Anšlavs Eglītis (650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anšlavs Eglītis (October 14, 1906 – March 4, 1993) was a Latvian writer, journalist and painter who became a war refugee in 1944. He had prolific career
Gottlieb Ast (198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gottlieb Jaan Ast (2 March 1874 – 15 December 1919) was an Estonian politician who was the mayor of Tallinn from June to July 1919. Ast graduated from
Johannes Vares (473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Vares (12 January 1890 [O.S. 31 December 1889] – 29 November 1946), commonly known as Johannes Vares Barbarus, was an Estonian poet, medical doctor
Simon Brainin (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Simon Brainin (July 15, 1854 in Riga, Russian Empire) was a Russian physician. He graduated from the gymnasium in Riga (now Latvia); studied medicine at
Alexander von Bunge (physician) (340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Alexander von Bunge (9 November 1851, in Dorpat – 19 January 1930, in Tallinn) was a Baltic German physician, zoologist and Arctic explorer in the employ
Jüri Vilms (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jüri Vilms (13 March [O.S. 1 March] 1889, Arkma, now in Türi Parish, Järva County, Estonia – May 2, 1918, Hauho near Hämeenlinna, Finland, unconfirmed
Georg Friedrich von Kymmel (195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Georg Friedrich von Kymmel (18 September 1749, Mitau, Russian Empire (modern-day Jelgava, Latvia) – 13 March 1829, Dorpat, Russian Empire (modern-day Tartu
Gustav von Bunge (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustav Piers Alexander von Bunge (19 January 1844, Dorpat – 5 November 1920, Basel) was a German physiologist known for work in the field of nutrition
Elmar Leppik (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elmar Emil Leppik (1878–1978) was an Estonian mycologist. He established a mycological herbarium and library at the University of Tartu. Leppik, the son
Genrich Eiche (1,282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Henrich Christoforovich Eiche (Russian: Ге́нрих Христофо́рович Э́йхе, Latvian: Indriķis Eihe; September 29 (October 12) 1893, Riga — June 25, 1968, Jūrmala)
Erhard Kroeger (996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Erhard Kroeger or “Kröger” (24 March 1905, Riga – 28 September 1987) was a Latvian-born Baltic German SS officer involved in the resettlement of Baltic
Lilli Suburg (1,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lilli Suburg (1 August [O.S. 20 July] 1841 in Rõusa Manor – 8 February 1923 in Valga) was an Estonian journalist, writer and feminist. In 1882, she established
Harri Moora (240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harri Moora (2 March [O.S. 18 February] 1900 in Ehavere, Kuremaa Parish – 2 May 1968 in Tallinn) was an Estonian archaeologist. He was a recipient of the
Elvy Kalep (1,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alviine-Johanna Kalep (26 June 1899 – 15 August 1989), known as Elvy Kalep, was an Estonian aviator and the country's first female pilot, as well as an
Hans Dragendorff (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hans Dragendorff (15 October 1870 in Dorpat (Tartu), Estonia – 29 January 1941 in Freiburg, Germany) was a Baltic German scholar who introduced the first
Maria Holm (48 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maria Holm (1845, Riga – 1912) was a Latvian poet and writer. Works Lustspiele, Novellen, Romane, u. a. "Thomas Kerkhoven" (1906, 1918); übers. aus d.
Hermann Martin Asmuss (163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermann Martin Asmuss (31 May 1812 – 6 December 1859) was a Baltic German paleozoologist and professor at the Imperial University of Dorpat. Hermann Martin
Aleksandrs Klinklāvs (189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aleksandrs Klinklāvs (born in February 7, 1899, died October 6, 1982) was a Latvian architect. In 1930 he graduated from the University of Latvia Faculty
Julius von Klever (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Julius Sergius von Klever (Russian: Юлий Юльевич Клевер; 31 January 1850, Tartu - 24 December 1924, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian landscape painter of
Peeter All (1,218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peeter All (1829–1898) was an Estonian fisherman, farmer, ship captain, shipowner, rescuer of mariners in distress and a salvage diver who became one of
Villem Raam (414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Villem Raam (30 May 1910 – 21 May 1996) was an Estonian art historian, art critic and conservator-restorer. His work in documenting and preserving the
Peter von Meyendorff (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baron Peter von Meyendorff (Russian: Пётр Казимирович Мейендорф, born 2 August 1796 in Riga, died 7 March 1863 in Saint Petersburg) was a Russian diplomat
Morris Hillquit (4,336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Morris Hillquit (August 1, 1869 – October 8, 1933) was a founder and leader of the Socialist Party of America and prominent labor lawyer in New York City's
Carl Erdmann (1,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Erdmann (17 November 1898 – 5 March 1945) was a German historian who specialized in medieval political and intellectual history. He is noted in particular
Erich Harnack (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Friedrich Moritz Erich Harnack (10 October [O.S. 28 September] 1852, Dorpat (now Tartu) – 24 April 1915 Halle an der Saale) was a Baltic German pharmacologist
Wolfgang Lüth (2,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wolfgang Lüth (15 October 1913 – 14 May 1945) was the second most successful German U-boat captain of World War II. His career record of 46 merchant ships
Artur Uritamm (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Artur Uritamm (Tõstamaa, September 9, 1901 – Pärnu, July 8, 1982) was an Estonian classical composer, organist and pedagogue. Uritamm was a student of
Lucia Peka (1,578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lucia Peka (March 30, 1912 – August 13, 1991) was a Latvian-American artist. Born in Latvia, she became part of the diaspora of artists who fled Latvia
Grigory Butakov (2,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Grigory Ivanovich Butakov (Russian: Григорий Иванович Бутаков) (9 October 1820 – 31 May 1882) was a Russian admiral who fought in the Crimean War. Butakov
Dorpat (disambiguation) (95 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Kreis Dorpat (1893–1918), county in Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire University of Tartu, previously known as Universität
Wilfried Strik-Strikfeldt (2,210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilfried Karl Strik-Strikfeldt (Russian: Вильфрид Карлович Штрик-Штрикфельдт; 23 July 1896 – 7 September 1977) was a Baltic German officer in the Wehrmacht
Jānis Mediņš (1,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jānis Mediņš (October 9, 1890 — March 4, 1966) was a Latvian composer. He was born in Riga. He was a vital force in musical life during the short-lived
Pyotr Pumpur (1,125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pyotr Ivanovich Pumpur (Russian: Пётр Иванович Пумпур, Latvian: Peteris Pumpurs; 25 April 1900 – 23 March 1942) was a Soviet Air Forces fighter pilot,
Coat of arms of Riga (1,409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The coat of arms of Riga is one of the official symbols of Riga, along with the flag of Riga. The blazon on the greater, middle, and lesser coat of arms
Arveds Bergs (668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arveds Bergs, full name Arveds Kārlis Kristaps Bergs, (born September 13, 1875 Riga, Russian Empire – died December 19, 1941, Chkalov, Soviet Union) was
Edgar Johan Kuusik (3,379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edgar Johan Kuusik (22 February 1888 in Valgjärve, Estonia – 3 August 1974 in Tallinn) was an Estonian architect (mostly freelance) and furniture and interior
Fersen (628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
settled in the Baltic Sea area, including modern day Sweden and the governorate of Livonia (modern day Latvia and Estonia) which were once part of the Russian
1917 Estonian Provincial Assembly election (603 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
northern Estonia was merged with the Estophone northern part of the Governorate of Livonia, to form the autonomous governorate. The Russian Provisional Government