Politicians of Estonia

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Politicians of Estonia

  1. 1.      Born in May 10, 1928 Politician and agricultural character 3rd President of the Republic of Estonia-oct 2001 to oct 2006 Married to Ingrid Rüütel (born November 3, 1935), a folklorist and ethnographer. They have two daughters.
  2. 2.        Lenin’s warrant (1971) Estonian SSR Merited farm worker (1976) Warrant of Friendship of Peoples (1981) Bentley College (USA) Honorary Doctorate (1991) Estonian University of Life Sciences Honorary Doctorate (1991) Honorary Doctor of the University of Helsinki (2002) European of Year (2007)
  3. 3.    During the Soviet occupation he worked in high positions where cooperation with Communist party and Committee for State Security (KGB) was unavoidable. In 1988 he said there was no way and there will be no way back to free Estonia, but some time later he prepared The Declaration of Independence. Was he traitor or was the cooperation with ivaders unavoidable?
  4. 4.     Edgar Savisaar (born May 31, 1950) is an Estonian politician, mayor of Estonia capital-Tallinn. Has been married three times and is the father of four children. After graduating from high school he continued his studies in the University of Tartu. In 1973, he graduated from the university with a diploma in history.
  5. 5.        In 1990 he was the Minister of Economy. On April 3, 1990 he was appointed the Chairman of the Council of Ministers. When Estonia declared its independence on August 20, 1991, he became the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia. His government was in office till January 29, 1992. From 1992 to 1995 Edgar Savisaar was a ViceSpeaker of the Estonian Parliament. April 17 - November 6, 1995 he was the Minister for Internal Affairs. In 1996 became the Chairman of Tallinn City Council. From 2001 to October 14, 2004, he was mayor of Tallinn.
  6. 6.    He was the hero and inspirator of the Singing Revolution. He has been in secret cooperation with the Government of Russia. Is he taking advantage of russian people living in Estonia and is he a good manipulator?
  7. 7.      29 March 1929 – 14 March 2006 Lennart Meri was born in Tallinn, a son of the Estonian diplomat and later Shakespeare translator Georg Meri, and Estonian Swedish mother Alice-Brigitta Engmann. Lennart Meri was a writer, film director and statesman The second President of Estonia from 1992 to 2001. Lennart Meri was married twice.
  8. 8.      Merited Writer of Estonian SSR (1979) Correspondent member of the European Academy of Science, Art and Literature (1989) Honorary Doctor of Helsinki University (1986) Liberal International and Coudenhove-Kalergi award Lennart Meri was chosen the European of the Year in 1998 by French newspaper La Vie.
  9. 9.   His favors have been enormously important to Estonia. In the other hand there are many relatives in his family, who organized deportation for inhabitants to Siberia.
  10. 10.    Born 28 March 1931 He is a former Soviet politician He was the Chairman of the 6th Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR from 18 April 1963 to 19 March 1967.
  11. 11.     He graduated from the University of Tartu with diploma in history Worked in different leading places in Central Committee of Estonian Communistic Youth Association and Estonian Communistic Party Vaino Väljas was the head of the Supreme Council of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic He was the ambassador of the Soviet Union in Venezuela and Nicaragua.
  12. 12.    He worked on high positions in branches abroad. He also saw emigrants, who fought against the Soviet rule and he inspired them. Was he traitor of the Soviet Government and helper of freedom fighters or did he wanted to secure a good career working on high positions?
  13. 13.    20 october 1917 - 13 march 1951 His nickname was Ants the Terrible He was a partisan (Forest Brother)
  14. 14.    Forest Brothers fought against Soviet and communist rule. They were treated as criminals to Soviet Union. They robbed markets, scared people, killed Soviet officers and soldiers, didn’t abide by the law. Forest Brothers – terrorists or freedom fighters?
  15. 15.  Thank You for watching!

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