Equestrian statue of the General Johan Laidoner

The equestrian statue erected in honour of General Johan Laidoner, Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Army in the War of Independence, is the first and so far the only one of its kind in Estonia.

Laidoner, a prominent statesman born in Viljandi County, is the first honorary citizen of Viljandi.

The author of the statue is Terje Ojaveer.

The equestrian statue erected in honour of General Johan Laidoner, Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Army in the War of Independence, is the first and so far the only one of its kind in Estonia.

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