Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

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Birthday
26, 1803
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 25, 1882 (78)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1803
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 25, 1882 (78)

About

Renowned Estonian writer who published moralistic tales and works of Estonian folklore. His most famous works include Wise Men of Gotham and Reynard the Fox.

Before Fame

He studied medicine at the Imperial University of Tartu.

Trivia

He was a key figure in the nineteenth-century Estonian National Awakening.

Family Life

He married Marie Elisabeth Saedler in 1833.

Associated With

Like fellow writer Anton Tammsaare, Kreutzwald was born in Estonia.