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Forest Cemetery, Riga

Index Forest Cemetery, Riga

The Forest Cemetery (Rīgas Meža kapi) is an large cemetery in the northwestern part of Riga, the capital of Latvia, between the neighbourhoods of Mežaparks and Čiekurkalns. [1]

38 relations: Alberts Kviesis, Alfons Bērziņš, Anda Skadmane, Arvīds Brēdermanis, Austra Skujiņa, Biruta Baumane, Brothers' Cemetery, Dace Akmentiņa, Daina Skadmane, Edgars Vinters, Edvarts Virza, Emilis Melngailis, Gunārs Astra, Gustavs Tūrs, Ingrīda Andriņa, Ivande Kaija, Janis Rozentāls, Jānis Čakste, Jānis Buivids, Jānis Francis, Jānis Poruks, Jānis Rieksts, Kārlis Irbe, Kārlis Prauls, Konrāds Ubāns, Konstantīns Pēkšēns, Kurts Fridrihsons, Lūcija Garūta, Lidija Auza, Lidija Liepiņa, List of Baltic German recipients of the military Order of Lāčplēsis, Lizete Iesmiņa-Mihelsone, Marta Skulme, Mārtiņš Peniķis, Rodrigo Kalniņš, Uldis Pūcītis, Vilhelms Purvītis, Vilis Olavs.

Alberts Kviesis

Alberts Kviesis (22 December 1881 in Tērvete Parish – 9 August 1944 in Riga) was a Latvian politician and the third President of Latvia.

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Alfons Bērziņš

Alfons Bērziņš (7 November 1916 in Riga – 16 December 1987) was a Latvian long track speed skater.

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Anda Skadmane

Anda Skadmane born 19 March 1990 in Riga, Latvia, is a Latvian artist and the twin sister of Daina Skadmane.

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Arvīds Brēdermanis

Arvīds Brēdermanis (10 October 1900 – 22 February 1970) was an official of the foreign service of Latvia between the World Wars, and was also a founder of the Latvian Scouting movement.

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Austra Skujiņa

Austra Skujiņa (born 10 February 1909 in Vidriži parish, Governorate of Livonia – died 5 September 1932, Riga, Latvia) was a Latvian poet.

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Biruta Baumane

Biruta Baumane (6 June 1922 – 21 January 2017) was a Latvian figurative painter, one of the most notable of her generation of 20th century artists who developed the "harsh style" as a variety of Socialist realism that dominated in the late 1950s and 1960s in Latvian art.

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Brothers' Cemetery

The Brothers' Cemetery or Cemetery of the Brethren (Brāļu Kapi), also sometimes referred to in English as the Common Graves or simply as the Military Cemetery, is a military cemetery and national monument in Riga, capital of Latvia.

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Dace Akmentiņa

Dace Akmentiņa (3 July 1858 – 16 March 1936) was a Latvian actress, and one of the first Latvian theatre stars.

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Daina Skadmane

Daina Skadmane (19 March 1990 – 21 November 2013) was a Latvian artist.

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Edgars Vinters

Edgars Vinters (September 22, 1919 – April 29, 2014) was a Latvian painter.

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Edvarts Virza

Edvarts Virza (born as Jēkabs Eduards Liekna; December 27, 1883, Salgale parish – March 1, 1940, Riga) was a Latvian writer, poet and translator.

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Emilis Melngailis

Emilis Jūlijs Melngailis (born 15 February 1874 in Igate, died 20 December 1954 in Riga, buried in Riga Forest Cemetery) was a Latvian composer, folklorist, and a master of choral songs.

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Gunārs Astra

Gunārs Astra (1931–1988) was a Latvian human rights activist and anti-soviet dissident arrested by the Soviet Union in 1961 and sentenced to prison for 15 years.

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Gustavs Tūrs

Gustavs Tūrs (24 May 1890 - 16 March 1973) was a Latvian prelate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia and Archbishop of Riga from 1948 to 1968.

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Ingrīda Andriņa

Ingrīda Andriņa (23 June 1944 – 17 September 2015) was a Latvian stage and film actress.

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Ivande Kaija

Ivande Kaija was the pen name of Antonija Lūkina (née Antonija Meldere-Millere 1876–1942), Latvian writer and feminist, who fought for the independence of Latvia.

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Janis Rozentāls

Janis Rozentāls (March 18, 1866 – December 26, 1916) was a famous Latvian painter.

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Jānis Čakste

Jānis Čakste (14 September 1859 in Lielsesava (now Viesturi parish), Latvia – 14 March 1927 in Riga, Latvia) was a Latvian politician and lawyer who served as the first head of an independent Latvian state as the Chairman of the People's Council (1918–1920), the Speaker of the Constitutional Assembly (1920–1922), and as the first President of Latvia (1922–1927).

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Jānis Buivids

Jānis Buivids (8 September 1864 – 2 April 1937) was a general in the Latvian Army.

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Jānis Francis

Jānis Francis (July 3, 1877 – October 24, 1956) was a general of the Latvian Army, recipient of the Order of Lāčplēsis, the 3rd class.

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Jānis Poruks

Jānis Poruks (13 October 1871 – 25 July 1911), was a Latvian poet and writer could be considered as a founder of the romantic branch of Latvian literature.

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Jānis Rieksts

Jānis Rieksts (or Reeksts; 21 May 1881 – 21 November 1970) was a Latvian autodidact photographer.

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Kārlis Irbe

Karlis Irbe (7 August 1861 - 23 March 1934) was a Latvian prelate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia and the first bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia from 1922 till his resignation in 1931.

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Kārlis Prauls

Kārlis Prauls (May 2, 1895 – January 30, 1941) was a Latvian general, and from 1930 to 1940 a commander in the Aizsargi home guard.

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Konrāds Ubāns

Konrāds Ubāns (December 31, 1893 – August 30, 1981) was a Latvian painter from Riga.

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Konstantīns Pēkšēns

Konstantīns Pēkšēns (born 3 March 1859, Mazsalaca parish, Russian Empire — died 23 June 1928, Bad Kissingen, Weimar Republic) is one of the most prominent Latvian architects of all times.

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Kurts Fridrihsons

Kurts Heinrihs Fridrihsons (German: Kurt Heinrich Friedrichsohn) was a Latvian painter, illustrator and Anti-Soviet dissident of Baltic German origin.

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Lūcija Garūta

Lūcija Garūta (born 14 May 1902, Riga, Russian Empire – died 15 February 1977, Riga, Latvian SSR) was a Latvian pianist, poet and composer.

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Lidija Auza

Lidija Auza (Lidija Auza); (February 24, 1914 – December 13, 1989) was a Latvian painter, decorator and teacher.

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Lidija Liepiņa

Lidija Liepiņa (Лидия Карловна Лепинь; 4 April 1891 – 4 September 1985) was a Latvian chemist, and one of the first women to receive a doctorate in chemistry in Russia.

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List of Baltic German recipients of the military Order of Lāčplēsis

This is a list of Baltic German recipients of the military Order of Lāčplēsis.

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Lizete Iesmiņa-Mihelsone

Lizete Iesmiņa-Mihelsone (23 September 1872 – 3 July 1934) was a Latvian actress and opera singer.

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Marta Skulme

Marta Skulme (Marta Skulme); (May 13, 1890 – January 3, 1962) was the first professional Latvian woman sculptor.

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Mārtiņš Peniķis

Mārtiņš Peniķis (1874–1964) was a Latvian general and commander in chief of Latvian Army from 1928 to 1934.

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Rodrigo Kalniņš

Rodrigo Kalniņš (13 April 1883 – 22 February 1940) was a Latvian actor.

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Uldis Pūcītis

Uldis Pūcītis (15 April 1937 - 14 December 2000) was a Latvian television, theater and film actor, scriptwriter and film director.

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Vilhelms Purvītis

Vilhelms Purvītis (3 March 1872 in Zaube, Latvia – 14 January 1945 in Bad Nauheim, Germany) was a landscape painter and educator who founded the Latvian Academy of Art and was its rector from 1919 to 1934.

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Vilis Olavs

Vilis Olavs (born Vilis Plute; 18 May 1867 – 29 March 1917) was a Latvian political theorist, writer, and humanitarian who participated in the First Latvian National Awakening of the 19th century.

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Redirects here:

1st Riga Forest Cemetery, 2nd Riga Forest Cemetery, Riga Forest Cemetery.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forest_Cemetery,_Riga

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