Jaan Anvelt

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Birthday
18, 1884
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Dec 11, 1937 (53)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1884
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Dec 11, 1937 (53)

About

Soviet revolutionary who was leader of the Communist Party of Estonia. He became the first Premier of Soviet Estonia after leading the leftist revolutionaries in a revolution in Tallinn in 1917.

Before Fame

He was educated at St. Petersburg University.

Trivia

He was imprisoned during Joseph Stalin's Great Purge in 1937, and died from the beatings he suffered.

Family Life

He was raised by a peasant family in Oorgu, Estonia.

Associated With

He fought in opposition to the regime of Joseph Stalin.