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Valga, Estonia

Valga, Estonia ranks 2,643rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Suomussalmi, Nishapur, and Serpukhov. Memorable people born in Valga, Estonia include Alfred Neuland, Kazimierz Świątek, and Alfons Rebane. Valga, Estonia has been the birth place of many athletes and social activists. Valga, Estonia is located in Estonia.

Valga is a town in southern Estonia and the capital of Valga County. Until their separation in 1920, Valga and the town of Valka in northern Latvia were one town. They are now twin-towns. The area of Valga is 16.5 square kilometres and that of Valka is 14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi). Their populations are respectively 12,261 and 6,164. On 21 December 2007 all border-crossing points were removed and roads and fences opened between the two countries with both countries joining the Schengen Agreement. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1895 and 1914, Valga, Estonia was the birth place of 3 globally memorable people, including Alfred Neuland, Kazimierz Świątek, and Alfons Rebane.

People Born in Valga, Estonia

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Most individuals born in present day Valga, Estonia were athletes (1), social activists (1), and military personnels (1),  while most who died were .

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 3 globally memorable people born in Valga, Estonia since 1700.