Viktor Kingissepp

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Viktor Kingissepp (24 March [A.S. 12 March] 1888 in Kaarma, Saaremaa – 4 Mey 1922 in Tallinn) wis a Estonie communist politeecian, the leader o the Communist Party o Estonie.

He wis arrestit bi the Estonie Poleetical Polis on 1 Mey 1922 an executit for traison shortly efterwairds.

Legacy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Soviet Roushie govrenment renamit the toun o Yamburg tae "Kingisepp" in his honour. Durin the period o Soviet rule o Estonie efter Warld War II the toun o Kuressaare wis similarly renamit tae "Kingissepp" in 1952 (the oreeginal name wis restored in 1988).

Mony Estonie touns haed its awn Viktor Kingissepa Street durin the Soviet era.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "KNAB". EKI. Retrieved 8 August 2010.