Hans Trass

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Trass in November 2009

Hans-Voldemar Trass (2 May 1928 – 14 February 2017) was an Estonian ecologist and botanist. He was a member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences from 1975 until his death. He was the president of the Estonian Naturalists' Society from 1964 to 1973 and 1985 to 1991. He was awarded the Acharius Medal by the International Association for Lichenology in 1992.[1]

Trass was born in Tallinn. He was married to Estonian Raine Loo. The couple had a son, composer and organist Toomas Trass.

Trass died on 14 February 2017, at the age of 88.[2]

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  1. "Acharius Medallists". International Association for Lichenology. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  2. Hanson, Raimu (14 February 2017). "Suri akadeemik Hans-Voldemar Trass". Tartu Postimees (in Estonian). Retrieved 15 February 2017.