Vaino Väljas

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Vaino Väljas
Vaino Väljas, endine Eesti NSV ja Eesti Vabariigi poliitik ning Nõukogude Liidu diplomaat 2013.jpg
Vaino Väljas, 2013
Leader of the Estonian Left Party
In office
25 March 1990 – 1 June 1995
Preceded byParty established
Succeeded byHillar Eller
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Estonia
In office
1988–1990
Preceded byKarl Vaino
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born (1931-03-28) 28 March 1931 (age 91)
Külaküla, Hiiumaa, Estonia
Political partyEstonian Left Party

Vaino Väljas (Russian: Ва́йно Ио́сипович Вя́льяс, romanized: Vaino Iosipovich Vyalias; born 28 March 1931) is a Soviet and Estonian politician. He was the Chairman of the 6th Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR from 18 April 1963 to 19 March 1967. He First secretary of communist party of Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic from 16 June 1988 to April 1990. He was chairman of the party from April 1990 to August 1991.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Smith, Graham (2016-07-27). The Baltic States: The National Self-Determination of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Springer. ISBN 978-1-349-14150-0.