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Hiiumaa

Index Hiiumaa

Hiiumaa (German & Dagö; Dagø; Hiidenmaa) is the second largest island (989 km²) in Estonia. [1]

68 relations: Aleksander Maaker, Baltic Sea, Bishopric of Ösel–Wiek, Counties of Estonia, Cycling infrastructure, Danish language, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonia, Estonia under Swedish rule, Estonian language, Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic, Estonian Swedes, Estonization, Europe, Finnish language, Gammalsvenskby, German Army (German Empire), German language, German occupation of Estonia during World War II, Gnevny-class destroyer, Governorate of Estonia, Hanseatic League, Heltermaa, Hiisi, Hiiu County, Hiiu Shoal, Hiiumaa Parish, Ice road, Island, Juhan Maaker, Kassari, Kärdla, Kärdla Airport, Kõrgessaare, List of islands in the Baltic Sea, List of islands of Estonia, Livonian Crusade, Livonian Order, Lydia Mei, Malvaste, Muhu, Natalie Mei, Naval mine, North Germanic languages, Old Gutnish, Operation Albion, Orjaku, Pühalepa Parish, Plaice, Rohuküla, ..., Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Russian Civil War, Russian Empire, Saaremaa, Sõru, Soviet Union, Suuremõisa Park, Suuremõisa, Hiiu County, Swedish language, Tahkuna, Tallinn, Teutonic Order, The Independent, Torupill, TS Laevad, Tubala, West Estonian archipelago, World War I. Expand index (18 more) »

Aleksander Maaker

Aleksander Maaker (in Muda, Hiiumaa – 28 January 1968), nicknamed Torupilli-Sass was a folk musician, a player of the traditional torupill, the Estonian bagpipe.

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Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.

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Bishopric of Ösel–Wiek

The Bishopric of Ösel–Wiek (Saare-Lääne piiskopkond; Bistum Ösel–Wiek; Low German: Bisdom Ösel–Wiek; contemporary Ecclesia Osiliensis) was a Roman Catholic diocese and semi-independent prince-bishopric (parto of Terra Mariana, i.e. Livonia) in the Holy Roman Empire, covering what are now Saare, Hiiu and Lääne counties of Estonia.

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Counties of Estonia

Counties (maakond, plural maakonnad) are the first-level administrative subdivisions of Estonia.

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Cycling infrastructure

Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.

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Danish language

Danish (dansk, dansk sprog) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status.

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Erkki-Sven Tüür

Erkki-Sven Tüür (born 16 October 1959) is an Estonian composer.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

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Estonia under Swedish rule

Estonia under Swedish rule signifies the time between 1558 and 1710, when parts of present-day Estonia (and after 1645 all of the present-day country) were under Swedish rule.

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Estonian language

Estonian (eesti keel) is the official language of Estonia, spoken natively by about 1.1 million people: 922,000 people in Estonia and 160,000 outside Estonia.

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Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic

The Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (Estonian SSR or ESSR; Eesti Nõukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik ENSV; Эстонская Советская Социалистическая Республика ЭССР, Estonskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika ESSR), also known as Soviet Estonia or Estonia was an unrecognized republic of the Soviet Union, administered by a subordinate of the Government of the Soviet Union.

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Estonian Swedes

The Estonian Swedes, Estonia-Swedes, or Coastal Swedes (estlandssvenskar, "Estonia Swedes", colloquially aibofolke, "Island People", rannarootslased, i.e. "Coastal Swedes" or eestirootslased) are a Swedish-speaking minority traditionally residing in the coastal areas and islands of what is now western and northern Estonia.

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Estonization

Estonianization is the changing of one's personal names from other languages into Estonian, or the development of Estonian language, culture and identity within educational and other state institutions through various programs.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Finnish language

Finnish (or suomen kieli) is a Finnic language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland and by ethnic Finns outside Finland.

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Gammalsvenskby

Verbivka (Standard Swedish: Gammalsvenskby, local Swedish dialect: Gammölsvänskbi; literally: "Old Swedish Village"; Ukrainian Старошведське, Staroshvedske; German Alt-Schwedendorf&thinsp) is a former village that is now a neighbourhood in the village of Zmiivka (Ukrainian: Зміївка) in Beryslav Raion of Kherson Oblast, Ukraine.

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German Army (German Empire)

The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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German occupation of Estonia during World War II

After Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, Army Group North reached Estonia in July.

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Gnevny-class destroyer

The Gnevny class were a group of destroyers built for the Soviet Navy in the late 1930s – early 1940s.

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Governorate of Estonia

The Governorate of Est(h)onia (Eestimaa kubermang) or Duchy of Estonia, also known as the Government of Estonia, was a governorate of the Russian Empire in what is now northern Estonia.

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Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League (Middle Low German: Hanse, Düdesche Hanse, Hansa; Standard German: Deutsche Hanse; Latin: Hansa Teutonica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns in Northwestern and Central Europe.

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Heltermaa

Heltermaa is a village in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County in northwestern Estonia, location of the seaport connecting Hiiumaa with the mainland (Rohuküla harbour) by ferry line.

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Hiisi

Hiisi (plural hiidet) is a term in Baltic-Finnic folklore, originally denoting sacred localities and later on various types of mythological entity.

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Hiiu County

Hiiu County (Hiiu maakond), or Hiiumaa, is one of 15 counties of Estonia, being the smallest county both in terms of area and population.

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Hiiu Shoal

Hiiu Shoal (Hiiu madal) or Nekmangrund is a shoal located in the Baltic Sea, off the northwestern shores of Hiiumaa Island.

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Hiiumaa Parish

Hiiumaa Parish is a rural municipality of Estonia on the Hiiumaa island.

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Ice road

An ice road (ice crossing, ice bridge) is a winter road, or part thereof, that runs on a naturally frozen water surface (a river, a lake or an expanse of sea ice) in cold regions.

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Island

An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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Juhan Maaker

Juhan Maaker (in Muda, Hiiumaa - 21 September 1930 in Muda, Hiiumaa) nicknamed Torupilli-Juss was an Estonian folk musician, a player of the Estonian bagpipe.

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Kassari

Kassari is an Estonian island.

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Kärdla

Kärdla (Kärrdal, Kertel) is the only town on the island of Hiiumaa, Estonia.

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Kärdla Airport

Kärdla Airport (Kärdla lennujaam) is an airport in Estonia.

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Kõrgessaare

Kõrgessaare (Hohenholm) is a small borough (alevik) in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County, Estonia, on the northwestern coast of Hiiumaa island.

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List of islands in the Baltic Sea

This is a list of islands in the Baltic Sea.

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List of islands of Estonia

This is an incomplete list of islands of Estonia.

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Livonian Crusade

The Livonian Crusade refers to the conquest of the territory constituting modern Latvia and Estonia during the pope-sanctioned Northern Crusades, performed mostly by Germans from the Holy Roman Empire and Danes.

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Livonian Order

The Livonian Order was an autonomous branch of the Teutonic Order, formed in 1237.

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Lydia Mei

Lydia Mei (2 July 1896 - 14 September 1965) was an Estonian artist who specialized in watercolors and still lifes.

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Malvaste

Malvaste is a village in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County in northwestern Estonia.

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Muhu

Muhu (Mohn/Moon; in Estonian also called Muhumaa), is an island in the Baltic Sea.

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Natalie Mei

Natalie Johanna Mei (10 January 1900 – 29 July 1975) was an Estonian painter and graphic artist.

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Naval mine

A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.

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North Germanic languages

The North Germanic languages make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages, a sub-family of the Indo-European languages, along with the West Germanic languages and the extinct East Germanic languages.

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Old Gutnish

Old Gutnish or Old Gotlandic was the dialect of Old Norse that was spoken on the Baltic island of Gotland.

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Operation Albion

Operation Albion was the codename for the German air, land and naval operation in October 1917 to occupy the West Estonian Archipelago, part of the Autonomous Governorate of Estonia, Russian Republic.

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Orjaku

Orjaku is a village in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County in northwestern Estonia.

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Pühalepa Parish

Pühalepa Parish was a rural municipality of Hiiu County, Estonia.

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Plaice

Plaice is a common name for a group of flatfish that comprises four species: the European, American, Alaskan and scale-eye plaice.

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Rohuküla

Rohuküla is a village in Ridala Parish, Lääne County, in western Estonia.

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Roman von Ungern-Sternberg

Baron Roman Nicolaus Maximilian von Ungern-Sternberg (Барон Ро́берт-Никола́й-Максими́лиан Рома́н Фёдорович фон У́нгерн-Ште́рнберг)adopted Russian name: Роман Фёдорович фон Унгерн-Штернберг, which transliterates as Roman Fyodorovich fon Ungern-Shternberg (10 January 1886 NS – 15 September 1921) was an Austrian-born Russian anti-Bolshevik lieutenant general in the Russian Civil War and then an independent warlord whose Asiatic Cavalry Division wrested control of Mongolia from the Republic of China in 1921 after its occupation.

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Russian Civil War

The Russian Civil War (Grazhdanskaya voyna v Rossiyi; November 1917 – October 1922) was a multi-party war in the former Russian Empire immediately after the Russian Revolutions of 1917, as many factions vied to determine Russia's political future.

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Russian Empire

The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.

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Saaremaa

Saaremaa (Danish: Øsel; English (esp. traditionally): Osel; Finnish: Saarenmaa; Swedish & German: Ösel) is the largest island in Estonia, measuring.

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Sõru

Sõru is a village in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County in northwestern Estonia.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Suuremõisa Park

Suuremõisa Park (Estonian Suuremõisa 'Big Manor') is the largest park on the Estonian island of Hiiumaa.

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Suuremõisa, Hiiu County

Suuremõisa (Großenhof) is a village in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County in northwestern Estonia.

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Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.

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Tahkuna

Tahkuna is a village in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County in northwestern Estonia.

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Tallinn

Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

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Teutonic Order

The Order of Brothers of the German House of Saint Mary in Jerusalem (official names: Ordo domus Sanctæ Mariæ Theutonicorum Hierosolymitanorum, Orden der Brüder vom Deutschen Haus der Heiligen Maria in Jerusalem), commonly the Teutonic Order (Deutscher Orden, Deutschherrenorden or Deutschritterorden), is a Catholic religious order founded as a military order c. 1190 in Acre, Kingdom of Jerusalem.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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Torupill

The torupill (literally 'pipe instrument') is a traditional bagpipe from Estonia.

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TS Laevad

TS Laevad ("TS Ships") is an Estonian ferry company which operates two routes between the Estonian mainland and the islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa in the Baltic Sea.

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Tubala

Tubala is a village in Hiiumaa Parish, Hiiu County in northwestern Estonia.

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West Estonian archipelago

West Estonian archipelago (Lääne-Eesti saarestik, also Moonsund archipelago) is a group of Estonian islands, around Väinameri, located in the Baltic Sea.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Dagaith, Hiiumaa Island, Ostrov Khiuma.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiiumaa

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