August Kitzberg

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Birthday
29, 1855
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Oct 10, 1927 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1855
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Oct 10, 1927 (71)

About

Estonian writer and playwright famous for his comedic works. His numerous plays, all published between 1894 and 1923, include Libahunt, Hennu Veli, Laurits, and Neetud Talu.

Before Fame

He published his first story, Maimu, in 1889. He followed the work with Kulajutud, a five-volume collection of village tales.

Trivia

Both a monument and a museum were established in his honor in Karksi-Nuia.

Family Life

His brother, Jaak Kits, was a schoolteacher.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as fellow writer August Malk.