Estonian politician who was the first head of the Estonian government in exile, working as Acting Prime Minister from 1953 to 1960.
He was an officer in the Estonian War of Independence against post-revolutionary Soviet Russia.
He served as a member of the National Assembly from 1926 to 1937.
He was married to Hilda Vilhelmine Truus.
He was active in Estonian politics during the same period as Juri Uluots.