The Full Wiki

More info on Juhan Kukk

Juhan Kukk: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Juhan (Johann) Kukk (April 13, 1885 Käru, now in Rakke, Lääne-Viru, Estonia - December 4, 1942, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Soviet Union) was an Estonian politician.

Kukk finished the Tartu High School of Sciences, studied in the Commerce Department of the Riga Polytechnical School in 1904-1910 and got additional education in Germany, graduated with the diploma of first degree.

In 1917-1918 Kukk was Head of the Financial Dept. of the Estonian Province Government (Maapäev), 1918-1919 Financial and State Property Minister of the Estonian Provisional Government, 1919-1920 Minister of Finance of the Republic of Estonia, 1920-21 Minister of Commerce and Industry, from November 18, 1921 to November 20, 1922 Speaker of the I Riigikogu, 1922-1924 Director of the Bank of Estonia. He was member of the I and II Riigikogu, in 1920-1926. From November 1922 to August 1923 Kukk was Elder of State.

Kukk was active promoter of the cooperative movement and also worked as Chairman of the Council of the Estonian Cooperation Union, Director of the Central Union of the Estonian Consumers Union, for some time also the Chairman of the Board of this Union. From 1920 he was also Chairman of the Board of Rahvapank (People's Bank) and 1924-1926 director of Bank of Estonia.

Kukk was arrested by the NKVD in 1940, he died in imprisonment in 1942.

References

Juhan (Johann) Kukk

  • Ülo Kaevats et al. 2000. Eesti Entsüklopeedia 14. Tallinn: Eesti Entsüklopeediakirjastus, ISBN 9985-70-064-3
Preceded by
Otto Strandmann
Speaker of Riigikogu
1921 - 1922
Succeeded by
Konstantin Päts
Preceded by
Konstantin Päts
State Elder of Estonia
1922 - 1923
Succeeded by
Konstantin Päts
Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message