Erik KUMARI, USSR Ornithologist. Doctor of Biological Science since 1952; corresponding member, Estonia Academy of Sciences, since 1961; Chairman, Commission for Nature Preservation, Estonia Academy of Sciences, since 1955; Deputy Director for scientific work, Institute of Zoology and Botany, Estonia Academy of Sciences. medal “For Victory Over Germany in the 1941-1945 Patriotic War”.
KUMARI, Erik was born in 1912.
1942-1945 officer, Estonia Infantry Corps, Soviet Army. For many years directed All-Union Commission for the Study of Animal Migration. Since 1954 Chairman, Society of Naturalists, Estonia Academy of Sciences.