Georg Meri

Georg-Peeter Meri (7 October 1900 – 10 June 1983) was an Estonian diplomat, literary scholar and translator.[1]

Georg Meri following his arrest by the NKVD in 1941

He took part in Estonian War of Independence, belonging to Tallinn Defence Battalion.[1]

1934-1938 he was a diplomat of Estonia to Germany.[1]

In 1938 he was awarded with Order of the White Star, III class.[2]

His son was Estonian president Lennart Meri.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Eesti biograafiline andmebaas ISIK". www2.kirmus.ee. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Teenetemärkide kavalerid: Georg Meri". www.president.ee. Retrieved 12 April 2021.