Gunars Astra

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Birthday
22, 1931
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Apr 6, 1988 (56)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1931
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Apr 6, 1988 (56)

About

Latvian activist known for his anti-Soviet views and his work on behalf of human rights. He served time in a Soviet prison from 1961 until 1976.

Before Fame

He worked in one of the biggest electromechanical factories in Latvia.

Trivia

Shortly after his release from prison in 1976, he was arrested again for continued anti-Soviet activities.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Riga, Latvia.

Associated With

He and Kerry Kennedy both worked for the expansion of human rights.

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