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Member of the Supreme Council of Estonia

Tunne KELAM, Member of the Supreme Council of Estonia. Paul Harris Prize, Rotary International, 1990. member. International Policy Forum, since 1990.


KELAM, Tunne was born on July 10, 1936 in Taheva, Valga, Estonia. Parents: Peeler Sink and Marje Sink (née Gildemann).


University of Tartu; correspondence student of art history, University of Tartu, 1959-1965.


Founder, Estonian National Party, 1988 and in charge of international relations, 1989-1990. Member. Provisional Communications Committee, Estonian Citizens’ Cttees Movements, 1989 and Chairman, General Committee, 1989. Member, Congress of Estonia, 1990- and member.

Economic Council, since 1992. Chairman, Council of Estonia, 1990. Member of the Supreme Council.

Member, Constitutional Assembly, 1991-1992. International politics lecturer. Society Teadus, 1957.

International politics commentator, Edasi newspaper, 1959-1965. Scientific worker. Central State Archive of History, Tartu, 1959-1965. Member. Editorial Board, Estonian Encyclopaedia, Valgus Publishing House, 1965-1975.

Employee, F. R. Kreutzwald State Library, 1975-1980. Worker, Ranna Stale Farm, 1980-1988.


  • Author of many books and articles critical of the policies of the Soviet Union.


Member. International Policy Forum, since 1990.