Viljandi ranks 3,633rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Berdyansk, Kyjov, and Arzignano. Memorable people born in Viljandi include Ragnar Klavan and Triinu Kivilaan. Memorable people who died in Viljandi include Lembitu. Viljandi has been the birth place of many soccer players and singers and the death place of many politicians. Viljandi is located in Estonia.
Viljandi is a town and municipality in southern Estonia with a population of 17,407 in 2019. It is the capital of Viljandi County. The town was first mentioned in 1283, upon being granted its town charter by Wilhelm von Endorpe. The town became a member of the Hanseatic League at the beginning of the 14th century, and is one of five Estonian towns and cities in the league. The once influential Estonian newspaper Sakala was founded in Viljandi in 1878. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1985 and 1989, Viljandi was the birth place of 2 globally memorable people, including Ragnar Klavan and Triinu Kivilaan. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Viljandi including Lembitu.