University of Tartu
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University of Tartu

University in the city of Tartu, Estonia

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The University of Tartu is a university in the city of Tartu in Estonia. It is the national university of Estonia, and the only classical university in the country, and also the biggest and most prestigious university in Estonia. It was founded under the name of Academia Gustaviana in 1632 by Baron Johan Skytte, the Governor- General of Swedish Livonia, Ingria and Karelia, with the required ratification provided by his long-time friend and former student – from age 7 –, King Gustavus Adolphus, shortly before the king's death on 6 November in the Battle of Lützen , during the Thirty Years' War .

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Influential People

Who are University of Tartu's Most influential alumni?

University of Tartu's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of . University of Tartu’s most academically influential people include Edvard Bergenheim, Richard Villems, and Linnart Mäll.

Edvard Bergenheim
Edvard Bergenheim

Finnish archbishop

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Richard Villems
Richard Villems

Estonian geneticist

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Linnart Mäll

Estonian historian, orientalist, translator and politician

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Tõnu Õnnepalu
Tõnu Õnnepalu

Estonian poet and author

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Evelin Ilves

First Lady of Estonia

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Konstantin Päts

Estonian politician

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Mati Unt
Mati Unt

Estonian writer, essayist and theatre director

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Paul Kogerman

Estonian chemist and university teacher

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Krišjānis Barons
Krišjānis Barons

Latvian folklorist

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Viktor Masing

Estonian botanist and ecologist

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Ain Kaalep
Ain Kaalep

Estonian writer

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Hermann von Keyserling
Hermann von Keyserling

German philosopher

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