Urmas Kruuse

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Urmas Kruuse
Urmas Kruuse 2007.jpg
Urmas Kruuse giving a speech during the Tartu Hanseatic Days in 2007.
Minister of Health and Labour
Assumed office
26 March 2014
Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas
Preceded by Office Established
Mayor of Tartu
In office
26 April 2007 – 26 March 2014
Preceded by Laine Jänes
Succeeded by Urmas Klaas
Personal details
Born (1965-07-14)14 July 1965
Elva, Estonia
Nationality Estonian
Political party Estonian Reform Party
Alma mater International University Audentes

Urmas Kruuse (born 14 July 1965 in Elva) is an Estonian politician. Since 26 March 2014 he is a minister of Health and Labour in Estonian Government[1] From 26 April 2007 until 26 March 2014, he was the Mayor of Tartu, Estonia's second largest city. From 2002 to 2007 he served as the Mayor of Elva.[2]

Kruuse is member of the Estonian Reform Party.


  1. ^ Urmas Kruuse on the website of Estonian Government (Accessed 21 April 2014)
  2. ^ "Urmas Kruuse" (in Estonian). Tartu linn. Retrieved 23 October 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Aare Anderson
Mayor of Elva
Succeeded by
Reno Laidre
Preceded by
Laine Jänes
Mayor of Tartu
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Office Established
Minister (in the field of health and labour)
Succeeded by