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Edgar V. Saks (January 25, 1910 Tartu – April 11, 1984, Montreal) was an Estonian statesman, amateur historian and author. He was Estonian Minister of Public Education in exile from May 8, 1971 until his death. His book "Estonian Vikings: a Treatise on Finno-Ugric Viking Activities" describes the ancient history of Estonians and other finno-ugric people living on the shores of the Baltic Sea. His etymological works provide information about prehistoric Estonian settlement in Northern Europe.

Works in English

  • Aestii (Montreal-Heidelberg, 1960)
  • Esto-Europa (Montreal-Lund, 1966)
  • Commentaries on the Liber Census Daniae (Montreal-Ann Arbor, 1974)
  • The Estonian Vikings (London-Montreal, 1981)
Preceded by
Elmar Järvesoo
Estonian Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Johan Ungerson


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