Edvīns Šnore

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Edvīns Šnore
12.Saeimas deputāts Edvīns Šnore (15983707225).jpg
Born (1974-03-21) 21 March 1974 (age 44)
Saulkrasti, Latvian SSR
Alma materUniversity of Latvia
Occupationdirector, writer, editor
Known forThe Soviet Story
Political partyNational Alliance

Edvīns Šnore (born 21 March 1974, in Saulkrasti) is a Latvian film director and politician. He was elected to a four-year term in the Latvian Saeima in 2014.[1]

Šnore's family comes from Kuldīga. He went to high school in Riga. During the Revolutions of 1989 he sympathized with the Popular Front of Latvia. He first studied political science in Norway, and then earned his master's degree at the University of Latvia. There he is currently working on his Ph.D. abou and a has become known for his 2008 documentary The Soviet Story. For this film, he was awarded with the Latvian Order of the Three Stars in 2008, and the Estonian Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana in 2009.[2]


  1. ^ "Mandates confirmed for 99 members of 12th Saeima in Latvia". The Baltic Course. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Bearers of decorations". Official site of the President of the Republic of Estonia.

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