| Mati Laur|
| History of Estonia|
Mati Laur Wikipedia
Mati Laur (born 17 June 1955 in Abja-Paluoja) is an Estonian historian. He has written and co-authored many textbooks about early modern Estonia. He has published a number of scholarly articles about eighteenth-century Estonia, which also was the subject of his Ph.D. thesis. Despite this narrow specialisation, he is professor of general history at the University of Tartu.
Together with Karsten Brüggemann, Laur is editor of the historical journal Forschungen zur Baltische Geschichte [Research on Baltic history].