Raul Renter

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Raul Renter
CountryFlag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Born(1920-08-01)August 1, 1920
Tallinn, Estonia
Died November 20, 1992(1992-11-20) (aged 72)
Tallinn, Estonia

Raul Renter (1 August 1920, Tallinn – 20 November 1992, Tallinn) was an Estonian economist and chess player, who twice won the Estonian Chess Championship.

Tallinn City in Harju, Estonia

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Estonian Chess Championship

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Biography

In 1938 graduated from Tallinn French Lyceum. In 1948 graduated from Faculty of Economics in Tallinn Polytechnical Institute. In 1964 Renter defended Candidate of Economic Sciences degree, and in 1975 he presented his doctoral dissertation in Economics. The main subject of his research was economic forecasting. From 1957 to 1965 worked as deputy chief of the Department of Economics at the Council of Ministers of the Estonian SSR. From 1965 to 1978 he was director of the laboratory in the Estonian Academy of Sciences Institute of Economics. From 1978 to 1992 he was head of the Department in Institute of Economic Management. [1]

Tallinn French School

Tallinn French School or Tallinn French Lyceum, is a co-educational comprehensive secondary school in Tallinn, Estonia. It consists of basic school and secondary school (16–19) levels. Its students show some of the highest results in the national exams at the end of secondary education.

Tallinn University of Technology university in Estonia

Established in 1918, Tallinn University of Technology is the only technical university in Estonia. TalTech, in the capital city of Tallinn, is a university for engineering, business, public administration and maritime affairs. TalTech has colleges in Tartu and Kohtla-Järve. Despite the similar names, Tallinn University and Tallinn University of Technology are separate institutions.

Candidate of Sciences junior scientific degree in Soviet Union and post-sovetic countries

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Since the late 1930s, Raul Renter was a participant of the chess competition in Estonia. In Estonian Chess Championships he has won 2 gold (1946, 1949), silver (1945) and 3 bronze (1943, 1947, 1952) medals. [2] In 1950 he won the traditional National Tournament in Pärnu. [3] In 1955 he was a co-author of the chess textbook in the Estonian language - «Maleõpik».

Pärnu City in Pärnu County, 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.

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