Karl Vaino

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Karl Vaino
Karl Vaino, endine Eesti NSV parteitegelane 87.jpg
Vaino in 1987
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Estonia
In office
26 July 1978 – 16 June 1988
Preceded byJohannes Käbin
Succeeded byVaino Väljas
Personal details
Born(1923-05-28)28 May 1923
Tomsk, Russian SSR, Soviet Union
Died12 February 2022 (aged 98)
Moscow, Russia
CitizenshipSoviet and Russian
NationalityEstonian
Political partyCommunist Party of the Soviet Union (1940–1989)
RelationsAnton Vaino (grandson)

Karl Genrikhovich Vaino (Estonian: Karl Vaino; Russian: Карл Генрихович Вайно; born Kirill Voinov;[1] 28 May 1923 – 12 February 2022) was an Estonian SSR politician. From 1978 to 1988, he was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Estonia.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Romuald J. Misuanas ja Rein Taagepera, Years of Dependence. p. 198 ("Käbin's successor Karl Vaino (born in tomsk, Siberia) initially came to Estonia in 1947, apparentyly carrying the Russian name Kirill Voinov")
  2. "Vaino, Karl". Estonica.org.