Hugo Villi Kukke

Hugo Villi Kukke (1 March 1898 Pala Parish, Tartu County – 3 August 1942 Sverdlovsk, Russia) was an Estonian politician and newspaper editor. He was a member of the IV Riigikogu and V Riigikogu.[1]

From 1932 until 1933, he was Minister of Education and Social Affairs. Following the Soviet occupation of Estonia in 1940, Kukke was arrested in Tallinn in 1941 and sentenced to death by a military tribunal of the USSR. He was executed in Sverdlovsk in 1942.[2]


  1. ^ "Juhatus ja liikmed". Riigikogu (in Estonian). Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  2. ^ "1932 | Meie parlament ja aeg". Retrieved 24 February 2021.