Friedebert Tuglas

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Birthday
2, 1886
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1971 (85)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
2, 1886
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1971 (85)

About

Estonian author who introduced elements of Symbolism and Impressionism to his country's literary canon. His best-known short story is "Popi ja Huhuu."

Before Fame

He was imprisoned for revolutionary activities and lived in exile in France and Finland between 1906 and 1917.

Trivia

He was one of the founders of the Estonian Writers' Union.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Ahja, Estonia, where his father was a carpenter.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as fellow writer Anton Tammsaare.

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