Jan 1, 2014

Estonia FDC on "Heads of state of the Republic of Estonia –Jaan Tõnisson"

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Heads of state of the Republic of Estonia –Jaan Tõnisson

Date of Issue : 20 December 2013

Jaan Tõnisson (22 December 1868, near Tänassilma – 1941) was an Estonian statesman, serving as the Prime Minister of Estonia twice during 1919 to 1920, as State Elder (head of state and government) from 1927 to 1928 and in 1933, and as Foreign Minister of Estonia from 1931 to 1932.

He was arrested by the NKVD in December 1940, according to some data shot in Tallinn in July 1941.

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