Andrievs Niedra

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Birthday
8, 1871
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Sep 25, 1942 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1871
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Sep 25, 1942 (71)

About

A Latvian writer, Lutheran cleric, and twentieth-century political figure, he is most remembered for his anti-socialist literary works. One of his best-known titles is The Memoirs of a Traitor to the Nation, which he wrote while in exile from his native Latvia.

Before Fame

He published his first book of poems when he was just nineteen years old.

Trivia

He served during the Latvian War of Independence as Prime Minister of the German puppet government in Latvia.

Family Life

He was raised in the Gulbene municipality of Latvia.

Associated With

He and Romain Gary were both successful authors from Latvia.

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