Estonian politician who served as Prime Minister in duties of the President from 1970 to 1990. He was a prolific writer who wrote several publications on agriculture.
He served in the Russian Army during the first World War.
He was the Minister of Agriculture of Estonian Exile Government from 1953 to 1970.
He married Salme Redlich in 1953.
His political career ended just as Boris Yeltsin began his in Russia.