Artur VASSAR, USSR Historian. Candidate of History Science; lecturer; Head, Section on History Prior to the October Period, Institute of History, Estonia Academy of Sciences, since 1947; corresponding member, Estonia Academy of Sciences. medal “For Valiant Labor in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War”.
Since 1931 bibliographer, Academy History Society, Tartu University. Later associate, Archeological Study Group, Tartu University. 1940-1944 assist,, since 1944 lecturer, Chair of Archeology, Tartu University.
1946-1949 Director, Chair of Estonia History, Tartu University.