Jaan Kaplinski (22 January 1941 – 8 August 2021) was an Estonian poet, philosopher, politician and culture critic. He was known for his support for left-wing/liberal thinking. Kaplinski was born in Tartu. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Kaplinski was a member of the Riigikogu from 1992 to 1995.
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- "Jaan Kaplinski". Scottish Poetry Library. Archived from the original on 27 July 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
- "Var hamnar pricken i år Litteraturpristagaren utses i dag". 5 October 1995.
- Suri Jaan Kaplinski (in Estonian)