Top 20 Novelist celebrities in Estonia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Novelist celebrities [Updated September 20, 2021].
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald was born
on December 26, 1803
He was a key figure in the nineteenth-century Estonian National Awakening.
Friedrich Robert Faehlmann was born
on December 20, 1798
He co-founded the Learned Estonian Society, an institution for the study of Estonian history, in 1838.
Nikolai Baturin was born
on August 5, 1936
He illustrated several of his books.
Hella Wuolijoki was born
on July 22, 1886
in Helme Parish, Estonia.
She wrote multiple books under the male pseudonym of "Juhani Tervapaa."
Mati Unt was born
on January 1, 1944
His 1979 novel Autumn Ball brought him international fame.
Mait Metsanurk was born
on November 19, 1879
His 1934 historical novel, Umera joel (On the Umera River), remains his best-known literary work.
Karl Ristikivi was born
on October 16, 1912
His one collection of poetry, The Journey of a Man, received great critical acclaim upon its 1972 publication.
Jaan Kross was born
on February 19, 1920
Most of his literary works fall into the genre of historical fiction and focus on the struggles among Estonians, Russians, and Baltic Germans.
Enn Vetemaa was born
on June 20, 1936
His poetry collections include Critical Age and Game of Snowballs.
Eduard Vilde was born
on March 4, 1865
His literary works touch on themes of socialism and materialism.
Andrus Kivirahk was born
on August 17, 1970
His debut novel sold over 25,000 copies in the five years following its publication.
Albert Kivikas was born
on January 18, 1898
He published under several pen names, including A. Pedajas and Mart Karus.
August Malk was born
on October 4, 1900
He became a member of the National Constituent Assembly in 1937 and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1938.
Eduard Bornhohe was born
on February 17, 1862
His career came to a halt in 1893 when the Russian Empire's censor prohibited the publication of historical fiction.
Friedebert Tuglas was born
on March 2, 1886
He was one of the founders of the Estonian Writers' Union.
Jaak Urmet was born
on January 30, 1979
His 2002 novel, Lipamae, was awarded the Virumaa prize for literature.
Johannes Semper was born
on March 10, 1892
He was once considered for the high-ranking Estonian SSR position of Minister of Education.
Anton Hansen Tammsaare was born
on January 30, 1878
Estonian writer who was prominent during the first half of the Twentieth Century. Anton Hansen Tammsaare is famous for his Truth and Justice series, as well as for such stand-alone works as The Master of the Korboja and Devil with a False Passport.
Anton Hansen Tammsaare's five-part work, Truth and Justice, became an Estonian literary classic.
Bengt Gottfried Forselius was born
He founded a total of thirty-eight schools over the course of his short life.
Paul Kuusberg was born
on April 30, 1916
He served as Secretary of the Writers Union of the Estonian SSR from 1976 until 1983.