Pauls Putniņš (12 November 1937 – 1 December 2018) was a Latvian playwright, journalist and politician.
Biography[change | change source]
He was born in Riga, Latvia. He was a popular playwright in the 1980s and 1990s, he wrote 30 plays; some 25 of his works were staged across Latvia. A politician, he was a member of Latvian Writers' Union, he was elected to the Riga City Council. He retired in 2010.
Putniņš died in Riga on 1 December 2018 at the age of 81.
References[change | change source]
- "Pauls Putniņš". Makslinieki.lv. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
- "Dramaturgs Pauls Putniņš par aiziešanu no politikas" (in Latvian). Apollo.lv. 1 August 2010. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
- Aizsaulē devies dramaturgs Pauls Putniņš (Latvian)