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Monument to Jaan Tonisson

Gildi tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Monument of the tragic history

This very symbolic sculpture depicts great son of Estonia – politician, statesman, editor, the... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2017
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The monument to the legendary Estonian statesman and journalist Jaan Tonisson was established in 1999. Its authors are Mati Karmin and Tiit Trummal. Jaan Tonisson was a legendary statesman and journalist who was prime minister from 1919 to 1920, the head of state from 1927 to 1928 and in 1933, the owner of the Postimees newspaper from 1896 to 1930 and the editor-in-chief of the Postimees from 1896 to 1935. Tonisson was made an honorary citizen of Tartu in 1939.
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Jun 9, 2017
“Monument of the tragic history”
Gildi tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

This very symbolic sculpture depicts great son of Estonia – politician, statesman, editor, the one who played huge role in forming nation of the first independence. As many such persons, he lost his life somewhere in the jails of KGB - neither his grave ,...More

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