Estonian politician who was a leading activist against the Soviets during their control of Estonia.
He studied at Tartu University from 1969 to 1971.
He was imprisoned by the Soviets from 1956 to 1960 and from 1962 to 1967.
His father was extremely political and encouraged his son to take actions when he was growing up.
He was imprisoned for defending his country, much like South Africa's Nelson Mandela.