Jaan Kross
 


 

Age: 87



Summary: Estonian writer and poet whose novels portrayed the fate of that small Baltic nation who was a prisoner during Nazi rule in the early 1940's and a survivor of a Serbian labor camp, but who was known for historical novels including The Czar's Madman, an epic about a Baltic-German nobleman, which is considered one of his major works and was translated into English and several other languages.





Cause of Death: Natural causes



Born: February 19, 1920


 
Died: December 26, 2007



Location:
Tallinn, Estonia