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Kb. Kh. KRUUS

Kb. KRUUS, Estonia historian. Doctor of History Science since 1931; Professor, Tartu University, since 1931; full member, Estonia Academy of Sciences, and corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1946; senior associate, Institute of History USSR Academy of Science. Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.

Background

  • KRUUS, Kb. was born in 1891 in Tartu.

  • Education

    • 1923 graduated Tartu University.

    Career

    • Studies hist, of the Estonia people. Supports theory of “historic unity” of Estonia with Russia. 1940-1941 and 1944 Rector, Tartu University.

      1940 Deputy Prime Ministry, Estonia “Popular-Democratic” Government. During World War П worked for Estonia Council of Popular Commissar. 1946-1950 Estonia Minister of Foreign Affairs.

      1947-1950 simultaneously Chairman, Estonia Society for the Dissemination of Political and Science Knowledge.
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    Born 1891
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