Jakob Hurt Birthday, Date of Birth

Jakob Hurt

Jakob Hurt (22 July [O.S. 10 July] 1839 in Himmaste – 13 January 1907 [O.S. 31 December 1906] in St Petersburg) was a notable Estonian folklorist, theologian, and linguist. With respect to the last, he is perhaps best known for his dissertation on "pure" -ne stem nouns ("Die estnischen Nomina auf -ne purum", 1886). He was also featured on the 10 krooni note.

Also known as the "king of Estonian folklore", Hurt planned the publication in the 1870s of a six volume series called Monumenta Estoniae Antiquae. Hurt organised around 1400 volunteer collectors via a press campaign, who visited almost every house in Livonia collecting around 124,000 pages of folklore. Due to financial difficulties, however, only two volumes of folk songs were published in 1875–76, entitled Vana kannel (Old Zither). Two more volumes were published in 1938 and 1941. Hurt also published a three volume collection called Setukeste laulud (The Setos' Songs) between 1894 and 1907.

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Monday, July 22, 1839
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The July 22, 1839 was a Monday under the star sign of . It was the 202 day of the year. President of the United States was Martin Van Buren.

If you were born on this day, you are 182 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, July 22, 2022, in 362 days. You have lived for 66,477 days, or about 1,595,451 hours, or about 95,727,101 minutes, or about seconds.

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