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Monument to Kristjan Jaak Peterson

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The monument to Kristjan Jaak Peterson was completed in 1983. Its authors are J Soans and A Murdmaa. Kristjan Jaak Peterson (14.03.1801 – 04.08.1822) was an Estonian writer. He studied in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy of the University of Tartu from 1819 to 1820. He called himself a singer of the country people, appreciated the national features of literature and thought that the creation of original Estonian literature was possible. About twenty-five of his poems are known.

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