Ants Kurvits

Ants Kurvits or Hans Kurvits (14 May 1887 – 27 December 1943) was an Estonian military commander, reaching rank of major general. He participated in the Estonian War of Independence and later became the founder and long-time leader of the Estonian Border Guard. Kurvits also served briefly as Minister of War.

Ants Kurvits
General Ants Kurvits
Born14 May 1887
Died27 December 1943 (aged 56)
AllegianceRussian Empire
Service/branchImperial Russian Army
Estonian Army
Estonian Border Guard
Years of serviceRussia: 19141917
Estonia: 19181939
RankMajor general
Battles/warsWorld War I
Estonian War of Independence
AwardsSee below

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