Mihkel Pung

Mihkel Pung (19 October [O.S. 7 October] 1876 in Vana-Põltsamaa Parish [et] – 11 October 1941 in Sevurallag [et], Sverdlovsk Oblast) was an Estonian politician and a former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia and Speaker of the National Council (upper chamber) from 21 April 1938 to 5 July 1940.[1] Pung was Minister of Finance in 1931. He was arrested during the Soviet invasion of Estonia and sent to Sevurallag (Sosva lager), a Soviet gulag in Sverdlovsk Oblast. He died in imprisonment in 1941.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Riigikogu juhatus". Riigikogu.
Political offices
Preceded by
Office created
Chairman of the Bank of Estonia
1919
Succeeded by
Eduard Aule
Preceded by
Jaan Tõnisson
Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1932
Succeeded by
August Rei
Preceded by
Office created
Speaker of the National Council
1938–1940
Succeeded by
none