Ain Kaalep


Birthday June 4, 1926

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Estonia

DEATH DATE Jun 9, 2020 (94)

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Estonian poet, playwright, and literary critic of the twentieth century. His works include Aomaastikud, Jumalatosin, and Peegelmaastikud.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Tartu in 1956. He published his debut work, Aomaastikud, in 1962.


From 1989 to 2001, he served as Editor-in-Chief of a journal called Akadeemia.

Family Life

He was raised in Tartu, Estonia.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of American writer Norman Mailer.