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Johan Pitka

1872 - 1944

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Johan Pitka, VR I/1, (also Juhan Pitka; 19 February 1872 – 22 November 1944) was an Estonian entrepreneur, sea captain and a rear admiral (1919). He was the Commander of the Estonian Navy in the Estonian War of Independence. Johan Pitka was one of the main characters in organizing the Defence Forces of the newly established Estonian Republic in November 1918, at the end of World War I, when the German occupational forces started to move out of Estonia, and there was a threat of the invasion of the newly established Red Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johan Pitka has received more than 67,499 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Johan Pitka is the 12,085th most popular politician, the 97th most popular biography from Estonia and the 34th most popular Estonian Politician.

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Among politicians, Johan Pitka ranks 12,085 out of 15,577Before him are Vilhelm Buhl, Semyon Ignatyev, Ivan Hlinka, Herman V, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Tithraustes, and Herman III, Duke of Swabia. After him are Theobald VI, Count of Blois, Henry Oldenburg, Sonthi Boonyaratglin, Tom Hayden, Ranulf I of Aquitaine, and Gabi Ashkenazi.

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Among people born in 1872, Johan Pitka ranks 104Before him are Harry Nelson Pillsbury, Símun av Skarði, Henry Bataille, Kazimierz Bein, Lorenzo Perosi, and Georgios Tsitas. After him are Paul Reinecke, Rudolf Schlechter, Paul Fort, Jaan Teemant, Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen, and Juho Vennola. Among people deceased in 1944, Johan Pitka ranks 204Before him are Vladimir Baranov-Rossine, Edwin Lutyens, Noël Édouard, vicomte de Curières de Castelnau, Martin Kutta, Trafford Leigh-Mallory, and Isabelino Gradín. After him are Árpád Weisz, Hendrikus Colijn, Prafulla Chandra Ray, Hippolyte Aucouturier, Henryk Sławik, and Yevgeniya Rudneva.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Johan Pitka ranks 97 out of 310Before him are Mart Laar (1960), Harald Tammer (1899), Martin Klein (1884), Hella Wuolijoki (1886), Ants Antson (1938), and Otto Tief (1889). After him are Jüri Järvet (1919), Betti Alver (1906), Kristjan Palusalu (1908), Paavo Järvi (1962), Jaan Teemant (1872), and Ants Piip (1884).

Among POLITICIANS In Estonia

Among politicians born in Estonia, Johan Pitka ranks 34Before him are Friedrich Akel (1871), Kaarel Eenpalu (1888), Jaan Poska (1866), Mart Laar (1960), Ants Antson (1938), and Otto Tief (1889). After him are Jaan Teemant (1872), Ants Piip (1884), Juhan Kukk (1885), Tiit Vähi (1947), Andres Tarand (1940), and Pavel Schilling (1786).