Uldis Germanis

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Birthday
4, 1915
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Dec 19, 1997 (82)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1915
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Dec 19, 1997 (82)

About

A twentieth-century historian and writer who specialized in modern Latvian history, he is known for works such as Zili stikli, zaļi ledi (Blue Glass, Green Ice) and The Latvian Saga.

Before Fame

He taught history at the University of Latvia in Riga and also fought in World War II.

Trivia

He was elected to the Latvian Academy of Sciences in 1992.

Family Life

The son of Janis Ģermanis, he was raised in Novaya Ladoga, Russian Empire.

Associated With

He and Alfred Leslie Rowse were both well-known historians.