Ruta Šaca-Marjaša

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Ruta Šaca-Marjaša[1] (born Ruta Maksovna Shats-Mariash; Russian: Рута Максовна Шац-Марьяш, Рута Марьяш, 4 February 1927 – 29 November 2016) was a Jewish Latvian[2] lawyer, writer, poet, and politician, a former Deputy of the Latvian Parliament of 5th (1995) and 6th (1998) convocations.[3] She lived in Riga.[3]

She was awarded the Order of the Three Stars of IV (1995) and III (2000) degrees.[4]


  1. ^ Ruta Marjaša website,; accessed 1 December 2016. (in Latvian)
  2. ^ Ruta Shats-Mariash, Capeidoscope..., Ch. "My Parents"
  3. ^ a b Ruta Marjaša, a Saeima deputy profile
  4. ^ List of people who have been awarded with the Order of the Three Stars


  • Ruta Shats-Mariash, Caleidoscope of My Memory (Рута Шац-Марьяш, Калейдоскоп моей памяти) - Rīga : Acis, 2003; ISBN 9984-9566-5-2 (in Russian)