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Johan Skytte mälestusmärk

Category Architectural sightseeings, Memorials and monuments, Tourism objects, Monuments
Toomemägi, Tartu linn, Tartumaa
Coordinates 58.379723, 26.715834
GPS: 58° 22' 47" N, 26° 42' 57" E

Having been a teacher of king Gustav II Adolf and being his councilor Johan Skyte was the man who made the king want to open a university in Tartu. Skyte can be described as a man before his time - he expressed a hope that Estonians and Latvians too would benefit from the university.  


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