Decorations of the Republic of Estonia
Awarded in 1995 - 1998
 

I Class Order of the National Coat of Arms

  • Jaan Kross Writer February 1996
  • Kalju Lepik Writer February 1996

II Class Order of the National Coat of Arms

  • Heinrich Mark Statesman February 1996
  • Mart-Olav Niklus Freedom fighter February 1996
  • Lagle Parek Freedom fighter February 1996
  • Enn Sarv Freedom fighter February 1996
  • Harald Tammur Freedom fighter February 1996
  • Enn Tarto Freedom fighter February 1996
  • Kalju Villako Freedom fighter February 1996
  • Ilmar Heinsoo Honorary Consul General of Estonia in Canada August 1996
  • Herbert Kuurme Preserver of the Lutheran ecclesiastical heritage February 1997
  • Felix Johannes Oinas Linguist and folklorist February 1997
  • Taavet Poska Freedom fighter of military merit, protector of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia, war historian February 1997
  • Nils Bernhard Sachris Protector of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia, February 1997
  • Aleksander Terras Freedom fighter of military merit, preserver of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia February 1997
  • Jaan Einasto Astrophysicist February 1998
  • Arvo Pärt Composer February 1998

III Class Order of the National Coat of Arms

  • Neeme Järvi Orchestra Conductor February 1996
  • Ain Kaalep Writer February 1996
  • Harald Keres Physicist February 1996
  • Johannes Kotkas Wrestler February 1996
  • Viktor Masing Natural scientist February 1996
  • Villem Raam Art Critic February 1996
  • Hilja Rüütli (Aili Helm) Freedom fighter February 1996
  • Veljo Tormis Composer February 1996
  • Ilmar Öpik Energetics researcher February 1996
  • Enn Vallak Honorary Consul General of Estonia in Switzerland March 1996
  • Vello Helk Preserver of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia, historian February 1997
  • Lembit Kriisa Preserver of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia February 1997
  • Jüri Kärner Scientist and pedagog February 1997
  • Herbert Lindmäe Judge and pedagog February 1997
  • Hilda Sabbo Protector of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia February 1997
  • Ilmar Talve Freedom fighter of military merit, writer and ethnologist February 1997
  • Valev Uibopuu Protector of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia, writer and philologist February
  • Sulev Vahtre Protector of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia, pedagog February 1997
  • Arved Viirlaid Protector of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia, writer and poet February 1997
  • Verner Kikas Technology researcher February 1998
  • Käbi Laretei Pianist February 1998
  • Marju Lauristin Social figure, sociologist February 1998

 

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