Arnold Susi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Arnold Susi

Estonian writer

Date of Birth: 04-Jan-1896

Place of Birth: Krasnodar Krai, Russia

Date of Death: 29-May-1968

Profession: writer, lawyer, politician

Nationality: Estonia

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Arnold Susi

  • Arnold Susi (4 January 1896 – 29 May 1968) was a lawyer and the Minister of Education in the Estonian government of Otto Tief established on 18 September 1944 during WWII.Susi was born in North Caucasus.
  • He befriended Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in a Soviet prison.
  • When writing The Gulag Archipelago Solzhenitsyn hid at Susi's country house in Estonia.
  • Solzhenitsyn also briefly describes his meeting with Arnold Susi in that book. Susi also wrote his memoirs of World War I in Doom of the Russian Empire (in Estonian: Vene impeeriumi hukk), which he wrote while in Abakan.
  • He died in Tallinn, aged 72.

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