List of Estonian Americans

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This is a list of notable Estonian-Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Estonian American or must have references showing they are Estonian American and are notable.

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  1. ^ Alar Kivilo @ MPAS Archived 2007-06-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Estonian: Alar Kivilo interview at postimees.ee
  3. ^ [1] "...under the rising 38-year-old Estonian-American conductor Kristjan Järvi..."
  4. ^ [2] "Estonian-American conductor Neeme Jarvi..."
  5. ^ [3] "The Estonian-American conductor, Paavo Järvi..."
  6. ^ [4]
  7. ^ [5] "The most well-known of Estonian/American artists is the infamous Mark Kostabi..."
  8. ^ Eastern Europe By Richard C. Frucht -Page 93 ISBN 978-1-57607-800-6 born to Estonian exiles in California
  9. ^ [6]"The complete list is: Peeter Kolk, Dianne Bowen, Külliki Talp, Ilse Leetaru, Mark Kostabi, Paul Indrek Kostabi..."
  10. ^ [7] "As the great Estonian-American architect wrote..."
  11. ^ [8] "Pettibon's mother was an Estonian, who fled to the United States during World War II ..."
  12. ^ [9] "I still spoke with a strong European accent as I had immigrated to the United States only 10 years earlier as an Estonian refugee via Germany and was experiencing, in reality and the real sense of the word, "the American Dream.”"
  13. ^ "Jerry Saltz and the Future of the Critic-Artist | artnet News". artnet News. 2016-12-09. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  14. ^ [10] "But in the last years of her life spent in Savannah, the Estonian-American composer came around to see things differently."
  15. ^ [11] "Mai sought out an old Geislingen playmate, Estonian-American Priit Vesilind..."
  16. ^ "TLÜAR väliseesti isikud". isik.tlulib.ee. Retrieved 2016-04-08. 
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  20. ^ University of Pennsylvania School of Design
  21. ^ Integrated Buildings By Leonard R. Bachman; p. 91 ISBN 978-0-471-46774-8 "Louis Kahn's engineer and fellow Estonian..."
  22. ^ Toivo U. Raun @ Indiana University
  23. ^ Toivo Raun, an Estonian-American historian @ BAFSA
  24. ^ Estonia and the Estonians By Toivo U. Raun ISBN 0-8179-9131-X
  25. ^ Panksepp, J (1992). "A critical role for "affective neuroscience" in resolving what is basic about basic emotions". Psychological Review. 99 (3): 554–60. doi:10.1037/0033-295X.99.3.554. PMID 1502276. 
  26. ^ Who's Who in Sciences Academia
  27. ^ Estonian: Mare Taagepera @ ut.ee
  28. ^ Mare Taagepera @ the Estonian Chemical Society
  29. ^ Rein Taagepera @ University of California, Irvine
  30. ^ [15] "According to leading Estonian-American political scientist Rein Taagepera..."
  31. ^ Remarkable Estonian astronomers @ Tartu Space observatory
  32. ^ Alar Toomre @ Encyclopædia Britannica
  33. ^ [16] "Estonian/American chemist"
  34. ^ [17]"...his mother was an immigrant from Estonia."
  35. ^ Ehlvest, Jaan (2004). The Story of a Chess Player. Arbiter Publishing. ISBN 0-9763891-0-X. 
  36. ^ [18] "Roos is believed to be the first Estonian native to play in the NFL..."
  37. ^ [19] "Hunt got drafted to NFL in 2013."
  38. ^ [20] "Steve Jurvetson, the 34-year-old Silicon Valley venture capitalist extraordinaire, and second-generation Estonian American..."
  39. ^ JSTOR ...Michael Josselson, himself of Estonian origins
  40. ^ Powers, Richard. Not Without Honor. Yale University Press. p. 211. ISBN 978-0-300-07470-3.  naturalized American of Jewish-Estonian background
  41. ^ [21] "Jaan Laaman grew up in Roxbury and Buffalo NY. Hisfamily emigrated to the U.S. from Estonia when he was a child."
  42. ^ The Estonians in America, 1627-1975: a chronology & fact book
  43. ^ [22] Center For Immigration Studies: Dual Citizenship and American National Identity. Renshon, Stanley A.
  44. ^ Astbury Methodist Villgae Retrieved 27 April 2017.

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