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Tunne KELAM, Member of the Supreme Council of Estonia. Paul Harris Prize, Rotary International, 1990. member. International Policy Forum, since 1990.


  • KELAM, Tunne was born on July 10, 1936 in Taheva, Valga, Estonia. Parents: Peeler Sink and Marje Sink (née Gildemann).

  • Education

    • University of Tartu; correspondence student of art history, University of Tartu, 1959-1965.


    • Founder, Estonian National Party, 1988 and in charge of international relations, 1989-1990. Member. Provisional Communications Committee, Estonian Citizens’ Cttees Movements, 1989 and Chairman, General Committee, 1989. Member, Congress of Estonia, 1990- and member.

      Economic Council, since 1992. Chairman, Council of Estonia, 1990. Member of the Supreme Council.

      Member, Constitutional Assembly, 1991-1992. International politics lecturer. Society Teadus, 1957.

      International politics commentator, Edasi newspaper, 1959-1965. Scientific worker. Central State Archive of History, Tartu, 1959-1965. Member. Editorial Board, Estonian Encyclopaedia, Valgus Publishing House, 1965-1975.

      Employee, F. R. Kreutzwald State Library, 1975-1980. Worker, Ranna Stale Farm, 1980-1988.


    • Author of many books and articles critical of the policies of the Soviet Union.



    Member. International Policy Forum, since 1990.
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    Born July 10, 1936