Rahumäe cemetery

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Rahumäe cemetery
Rahumäe kalmistu
Rahumäe kalmistu.jpg
The main entrance to Rahumäe cemetery.
Details
Established 1903
Location Tallinn
Country Estonia
Coordinates 59°23′31″N 24°42′18″E / 59.39194°N 24.70500°E / 59.39194; 24.70500Coordinates: 59°23′31″N 24°42′18″E / 59.39194°N 24.70500°E / 59.39194; 24.70500
Website Official Site
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Rahumäe kalmistu

Rahumäe cemetery (Estonian: Rahumäe kalmistu) is a cemetery located at Rahumäe in Nõmme District, Tallinn, Estonia. This municipal cemetery was established in 1903 on 29 hectares of land to meet the needs of the growing population of Tallinn. A number of congregations are present including a Jewish section established in 1909. This forested cemetery is notable for its many works by famous sculptures and chapels present within its grounds.

Notable interments[edit]

  • August Allik (1920–1962), Soviet military commander (et, ru)
  • Gottlieb Ast (1874–1919), politician (et)
  • Vladimir Beekman (1929–2009), writer, poet and translator
  • Paul Burman (1888–1934), painter and graphic artist (et, uk)
  • Erika Esop (1927–1999), writer (et)
  • Gunnar Graps (1951–2004), drummer and singer
  • Juhan Jaik (1899–1948), writer and journalist (et, de, vro)
  • Ernst Joll (1902–1935), football player and journalist (et)
  • Jaan Kiivit, Sr. (1906–1971), clergyman (et, de)
  • Jaan Kiivit, Jr. (1940–2005), clergyman
  • August Kirsimägi (1905–1933), writer (et, de)
  • Vilhelmine Klementi (1904–1929), communist politician (et, ru)
  • Aleksander Klumberg (1899–1958), decathlete
  • Jaan Koort (1883–1935), sculptor, ceramist and painter (et, ru, fi)
  • Jaan Kreuks (1891–1923), communist politician (et)
  • Jaan Kross (1920–2007), writer
  • Peeter Kurvits (1891–1962), military commander, politician and economist (et)
  • August Lass (1903–1962), footballer
  • Teodor Lippmaa (1892–1943), botanist
  • Georg Luiga (1866–1936), journalist and writer (et, fi)
  • Jakob Mändmets (1871–1930), writer and journalist (et, de, sv)
  • Konstantin Märska (1896–1951), film director
  • Natalie Mei (1900–1975), painter and graphic artist
  • Johannes Mülber (18891938), photographer and city official (et)
  • Jaan Oks (1884–1918), writer (et, de)
  • Evald Oldekop (1885–1952), hydrologist and biological philosopher (et)
  • Johannes-Georg Parikas (1880–1958), photographer (et)
  • Endel Pärn (1914–1990), actor (et))
  • Artur Perna (1881–1940), architect and military commander (et, ru)
  • Kristjan Raud (1865–1943), painter and draughtsman
  • Paul Raud (1865–1930), painter
  • Jakob Rosenberg (1881–1937), esperantist (et, de, eo)
  • Jaan Rumma (1887–1926), geographer (et)
  • Peep Sarapik (1949–1994), composer and choral conductor (et)
  • Julius Seljamaa (1883–1936), politician, diplomat and journalist
  • Venda Tammann (1932–2010), accordionist and music pedagogue (et, fi)
  • Aleksander Tassa (1882–1955), painter and writer (et, de)
  • Kalmer Tennosaar (1928–2004), singer and journalist
  • Heinrich Tiidermann (1863–1904), phothgrapher (et)
  • Leopold Tõnson (1878–1935), athlete, rower and military commander (et)
  • Toomas Uba (1943–2000), sports journalist (et)
  • Agaate Veeber (1901–1988), graphic artist (et)
  • Kuno Veeber (1898–1929), painter and graphic artist (et)
  • Jakob Westholm (1877–1935), pedagogue (et, ru)

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