Juri Kuuskemaa: the soul of Tallinn's Old Town

  • 2003-11-20
  • By Justin Petrone
TALLINN - Historians aren't supposed to be celebrities. They are supposed to spend their lives giving lectures, living off stipends and research grants and poring over ancient manuscripts.Juri Kuuskemaa, however, one of Estonia's best-known historical experts, can barely find the time to bury his nose in a book. He struggles just to arrange a day for himself where he can leisurely peruse his favorite resource – the Tallinn Academic Library.Instead he's off to Kadriorg, the tree-lined suburb of Tallinn where the president's palace is located, overseeing the transfer of an original Albrecht D...
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