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Artur Karlovich VASSAR

historian

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”.

Background

VASSAR, Artur was born in 1911.

Career

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.

Religion

All religious orders impose irrational rules of good and bad behaviour.

Views

Individuals have rights to express freedom if it safeguarde the interests of a collective.