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Kb. Kh. KRUUS

Estonia historian

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.