Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
Jõepere 1803 - Tartu 1882
Estonian writer who is considered to be the father of the national literature; author of Kalevipoeg (Kalev's Son), an epic poem held to be the Estonian national epic
Endel Taniloo & Martin Saks
Statue of Kreutzwald sitting on a chair, on a granite pedetals with fouur bronze reliefs with scenes from the Kalevipoeg, showing:
- Vanemuise laul / Vanemuine's Song. Vanemuine, god of music in the artificial Estonian mythology created by Friedrich Robert Faehlmann and Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald.
- Sõda raudmeestega / War of the Iron men
- Sõit maailma otsa / Journey to the End of the World
- Linna ehitamine / Building of a City
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The architect was Harald Amman.
- Martin Saks (Imavere vald 1902 - Tallinn 1962),
- Endel Taniloo (born Danilov) (Tartu 1923),
Sources & Information
Location (N 59°26'15" - E 24°47'14")
Item Code: ee025; Photograph: 7 July 2013
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