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Pen name  A.Pedajas, Mart Karus
Name  Albert Kivikas
Books  Names in Marble
Period  1919 - 1963
Movies  Names in Marble

Nationality  Estonian
Parents  Anu Kivikas
Occupation  writer, journalist
Role  Writer
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Born  18 January 1898 Suure-Jaani, Governorate of Livonia (1898-01-18)
Subject  Estonian War of Independence
Notable works  Names in Marble, Black Blood
Died  May 19, 1978, Lund, Sweden
People also search for  Elmo Nuganen, Anu Kivikas, Kristian Taska

Literary movement  Futurism, Expressionism

Albert Kivikas (18 January [O.S. 6 January] 1898 in Groß-St. Johannis, Livonia, Russian Empire – 19 May 1978 in Lund) was an Estonian writer and journalist. He is best known as the author of the book Names in Marble (Estonian: "Nimed marmortahvlil"), the subject of which is the Estonian War of Independence.

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Albert Kivikas was born in Suure-Jaani, which at the time was part of the Russian Empire. His mother Anu Kivikas was a weaver. In his youth he published some of his works under the names A. Pedajas and Mart Karus. After the Estonian War of Independence, in which he participated as a volunteer, Kivikas became one of the few writers in Estonia to experiment with futurism. However, his best works are novels and short stories dealing with war and social problems in the rural environment.

From 1941 to 1944 he served as a chairman of the Estonian Writers' Union. In spring 1944, Kivikas went into exile in Finland and from there in autumn 1944 on to Sweden where he lived till the end of his life.

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