|Leader of the Estonian Left Party|
25 March 1990 – 1 June 1995
|Preceded by||Party established|
|Succeeded by||Hillar Eller|
|First Secretary of the Communist Party of Estonia|
|Preceded by||Karl Vaino|
|Succeeded by||Position abolished|
|Born||28 March 1931|
Külaküla, Hiiumaa, Estonia
|Political party||Estonian 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.
References[change | change source]
- Smith, Graham (2016-07-27). The Baltic States: The National Self-Determination of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Springer. ISBN 978-1-349-14150-0.