This article is about the person. For the city in Russia, see Kingisepp.
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The Soviet Russian government renamed the town of Yamburg to "Kingisepp" in his honour. During the period of Soviet rule of Estonia after World War II the town of Kuressaare was similarly renamed to "Kingissepa" in 1952 (the original name was restored in 1988).
Many Estonian towns had its own Viktor Kingissepa Street during the Soviet era.