Pekka Ervast

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Pekka Elias Ervast (26 December 1875, Helsinki - 22 May 1934, Helsinki) was a Finnish writer.

Ervast joined 1895 the Swedish theosophical society and started 1907 the Finnish theosophical society, Suomen Teosofinen Seura. He was chief secretary there 1907-17 and editor for the journals Omatunto 1905-07 and Tietäjä 1908-20. When the society split up 1920 he founded Ruusu-Risti society and the journal Ruusu-Risti. He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki.[1]

He got his inspiration from Leo Tolstoy.

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  1. ^ "Hietaniemen hautausmaa – merkittäviä vainajia" (PDF). Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä. Retrieved 2016-08-26. 

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