Hardo Aasmäe

Hardo Aasmäe (11 February 1951 – 2 December 2014) was an Estonian geographer, entrepreneur and politician.

He was active in the Estonian People's Front, and was the first post-Soviet mayor of Tallinn, from 1990 to 1992.

He was for many years the editor-in-chief of the Estonian Encyclopaedia.

Aasmäe produced many radio shows and was a member of Tarkade klubi, an Estonian question-and-answer radio programme, for many years.

He was a member of Club of Rome Estonian section.


On 2 December 2014, Aasmäe died following an accidental fall down a staircase from the third floor of his office at the Estonian Encyclopedia publishing house in Tallinn.


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