Hillar Eller

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Hillar Eller
Leader of the Estonian Left Party
In office
1 June 1995 – 30 September 1996
Preceded byVaino Väljas
Succeeded byTiit Toomsalu
Personal details
Born(1939-12-15)15 December 1939
Kärdla, Estonia
Died22 February 2010(2010-02-22) (aged 70)
Kärdla, Estonia
Political partyEstonian Left Party
Alma materUniversity of Tartu, Leningrad Communist University

Hillar Eller (15 December 1939, Kärdla – 22 February 2010)[1] was an Estonian former long distance runner and politician, most notable for being a voter for the Estonian restoration of Independence. He was also the chair of the Estonian Left Party from 1995 to 1996.[2]

Eller graduated from Kärdla Secondary School in 1958, from the Law Faculty at the University of Tartu in 1973, and in 1981 from Leningrad Communist University.

He worked in the Sports Federation of Power in Hiiumaa from 1958 to 1964. From 1964 to 1970, he was the secretary of the Hiuumaa branch of the Central Committee of the Leninist Communist Youth League of Estonia (ELKNÜ), and from 1966 to 1972 he was a member of the Central Committee of ELKNÜ. From 1970 to 1972, he was chairman of the Hiiumaa People's Control Commission. From 1970 to 1972, he was the head of the fishery farm of Hiiu Kalur.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hillar Eller - ESBL" (in Estonian). esbl.ee. 31 December 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Eestimaa Ühendatud Vasakpartei (EÜVP)" (in Estonian). erakonnad.info. 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Bearer of decorations: Hillar Eller (V)". Estonian State Decorations. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Bearer of decorations: Hillar Eller (III)". Estonian State Decorations. Retrieved 26 May 2018.