Hans Rebane

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Hans Rebane (24 December [O.S. 12 December] 1882 – 16 December 1961) was an Estonian politician, diplomat and journalist. He served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia from 1927 to 1928 in Jaan Tõnisson's third cabinet. Rebane was Estonian envoy in Helsinki 1931–1937, 1937–1940 in Riga.

Hans Rebane was born in Ärma farmstead, Halliste Parish (now in Veskimäe, Abja Parish), Viljandi County. The same farm is now owned by the current Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves who uses it as his residence. Hans Rebane studied medicine in the University of Tartu and later economics in Berlin. He died in Stockholm.

Political offices
Preceded by
Aleksander Hellat
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
1927–1928
Succeeded by
Jaan Lattik
Preceded by
Eduard Virgo
Estonian Minister in Helsinki
1931–1937
Succeeded by
Rudolf Möllerson
Preceded by
Karl Menning
Estonian Minister in Riga
1937–1940
Succeeded by
(Soviet occupation)