Johan Unt (24 March 1876 Tarvastu Parish – 7 April 1930 Tallinn) was an Estonian military major general.[1]

Johan Unt

In 1901, he graduated from Vilnius Military School. He participated in World War I as part of the Russian Imperial Army. In 1918, during the German occupation, he organized the illegal Estonian Defence League. He participated in the Estonian War of Independence. In 1919–1920, he was the head of the Estonian Defence League. In 1920–1930, he was the commander of the Tallinn Garrison.[1]



  1. ^ a b Eesti entsüklopeedia 14: Eesti elulood. Eesti Entsüklopeediakirjastus, 2000. Page 568
  2. ^ "Teenetemärkide kavalerid: Johan Unt". Retrieved 20 June 2021.