|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
October 1998 –March 1999
|Prime Minister||Mart Siimann|
|Preceded by||Toomas Hendrik Ilves|
|Succeeded by||Toomas Hendrik Ilves|
|Born||14 May 1952|
Raul Mälk (Born 14 May 1952 in Pärnu, Estonia) is an Estonian diplomat and a former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. He was also head of the Estonian delegation for border negotiations with Russia from 1992-2005. Up to 2007 he was Chairman of the Board of International Centre for Defence Studies in Estonia.
Pärnu is the fourth largest city in Estonia. Located in southwestern Estonia on the coast of Pärnu Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Livonia in the Baltic Sea. It is a popular summer holiday resort with many hotels, restaurants, and large beaches. The Pärnu River flows through the city and drains into the Gulf of Riga. The city is served by Pärnu Airport.
Estonia, officially the Republic of Estonia, is a country in Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland with Finland on the other side, to the west by the Baltic Sea with Sweden on the other side, to the south by Latvia (343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). The territory of Estonia consists of a mainland and 2,222 islands in the Baltic Sea, covering a total area of 45,227 km2 (17,462 sq mi), water 2,839 km2 (1,096 sq mi), land area 42,388 km2 (16,366 sq mi), and is influenced by a humid continental climate. The official language of the country, Estonian, is the third most spoken Finno-Ugric language.
Estonia competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, its second entry as an independent nation since the breakup of the Soviet Union. 43 competitors, 35 men and 8 women, took part in 36 events in 13 sports.
Malk de Koijn is a Danish rap group formed in 1993, known for their innovative use of the Danish language. The group has three members, Tue Track, Blæs Bukki and Geolo G (rap).
Estonia sent 28 athletes to the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Half of them competed in cross-country skiing, where Estonia won all of their three Turin Olympic medals. Olympic champion Andrus Veerpalu participated on his 5th Winter Olympics.
Kadri Mälk is an Estonian artist and jewelry designer.
Raul, Raúl and Raül are the Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Catalan forms of the Anglo-Germanic given name Ralph or Rudolph. They are cognates of the French Raoul.
Kungla is a village in Saaremaa Parish, Saare County, Estonia. it is located on the southern coast of Saaremaa island by the Gulf of Riga. As of 2011 Census, the village's population was 39.
Raul Must is a male badminton player from Estonia. He represented Estonia at the 2008 Beijing, 2012 London and 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.
Estonian literature is literature written in the Estonian language The domination of Estonia after the Northern Crusades, from the 13th century to 1918 by Germany, Sweden, and Russia resulted in few early written literary works in the Estonian language. The oldest records of written Estonian date from the 13th century. Originates Livoniae in Chronicle of Henry of Livonia contains Estonian place names, words and fragments of sentences. The Liber Census Daniae (1241) contains Estonian place and family names. The earliest extant samples of connected Estonian are the so-called Kullamaa prayers dating from 1524 and 1528. The first known printed book is a bilingual German-Estonian translation of the Lutheran catechism by S.Wanradt and J. Koell (1535). For the use of priests an Estonian grammar was printed in German in 1637. The New Testament was translated into southern Estonian in 1686. The two dialects were united by Anton Thor Helle in a form based on northern Estonian. Writings in Estonian became more significant in the 19th century during the Estophile Enlightenment Period (1750–1840).
The Estonian Writers Union, is a professional association of Estonian writers and literary critics.
August Mälk was an Estonian writer and politician.
Mattias Agabus is an Estonian architect. He studied in the Estonian Academy of Arts in the department of architecture and city planning, graduating from the academy in 2001. Mattias Agabus is a member of the Union of Estonian Architects.
Eero Endjärv is an Estonian architect.
Raul Rebane is an Estonian journalist and communication consultant. Raul Rebane graduated from the University of Tartu in 1977 with a degree in journalism. 1977–1997 worked in ETV as a sports commentator, editor and program manager. Has worked 12 times in the Olympic Games as a commentator, team manager and member of the EBU's Information Group.
Mälk is an Estonian surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Raul Renter was an Estonian economist and chess player, who twice won the Estonian Chess Championship.
Raul-Stig Rästa is an Estonian singer and songwriter who, along with singer Elina Born, represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Goodbye to Yesterday". He co-wrote the song "Play" by Jüri Pootsmann, which represented Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. He competed by himself in Eesti Laul 2018 with the song Home.
Aleksander Antson was an Estonian journalist, writer, and track and field athlete.
Jakob Mändmets was an Estonian writer and journalist.
Science fiction and fantasy in Estonia is largely a product of the current post-Soviet era. Although somewhat earlier authors, like Eiv Eloon and Tiit Tarlap, do exist. Eesti Ulmeühing is an organization for print science fiction in Estonia that puts out an award called Stalker for the Andrei Tarkovsky film Stalker that was largely shot in Estonia.
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
| Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia |
October 1998 – March 1999
| Succeeded by|
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
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