Atis Kronvalds

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Birthday
15, 1837
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Feb 17, 1875 (37)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1837
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Feb 17, 1875 (37)

About

A nineteenth-century writer and linguist, he was also a prominent member of the Young Latvia movement. He penned the movement's manifesto, Nationale Bestrebungen, in 1872.

Before Fame

He studied medicine at the University of Latvia but discontinued his studies for financial reasons.

Trivia

Also a teacher and educational theorist, he wrote numerous articles on the subjects of linguistics and education.

Family Life

He was the son of a tailor and was raised in Durbe, Latvia.

Associated With

He and Romain Gary were fellow Latvian writers.