Oskars Kalpaks
Oskars Kalpaks

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Name: Oskars Kalpaks
Occupation: War Hero
Gender: Male
Birth Day: January 6, 1882
Death Date: Mar 6, 1919 (age 37)
Age: Aged 37
Country: Latvia
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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Oskars Kalpaks

Oskars Kalpaks was born on January 6, 1882 in Latvia (37 years old). Oskars Kalpaks is a War Hero, zodiac sign: Capricorn. Find out Oskars Kalpaksnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He was awarded the most significant Russian military decorations for his heroism in the First World War.

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As per our current Database, Oskars Kalpaks died on Mar 6, 1919 (age 37).

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Before Fame

He decided to become a soldier and completed Irkutsk military school.

Biography Timeline


Kalpaks was born in a farming family. Having decided to become a soldier he completed Irkutsk military school and then commenced service with the 183rd Pultusk Infantry Regiment. He displayed talent as a commander and heroism in battle during the First World War and was awarded the most significant Russian military decorations and made Regiment Commander in 1917.


After the proclamation of Latvia's independence on 18 November 1918, Kalpaks enlisted with the Ministry of Defence. He organised the defence of Vidzeme against Bolshevik attacks. On 31 December Kalpaks became Commander-in-Chief of all the armed units at the disposal of the Provisional Government of Latvia.


Under his leadership, Latvia's first armed formations became battle capable. On 28 February 1919, Kalpaks was awarded the rank of Colonel. From January to March 1919 the 1st Latvian Battalion fought with the German VI Reserve Corps to repel the Bolshevik raids into Kurzeme and this was the start of Latvia's struggle for liberation. On 6 March 1919 near Airītes, by mistake, Kalpaks was killed in a skirmish with German Freikorps troops.


Kalpaks was honored on Latvian stamps in 1937 and again in 2007.

Family Life

Oskars's parents raised him in the Lubāna municipality of Latvia.

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Currently, Oskars Kalpaks is 141 years, 2 months and 26 days old. Oskars Kalpaks will celebrate 142nd birthday on a Saturday 6th of January 2024. Below we countdown to Oskars Kalpaks upcoming birthday.


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