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Augusts Annuss

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAugusts•Annuss
Used nameAugusts•Annuss
Born27 October 1893 in Liepāja (LAT)
Died5 January 1984 in New York, New York (USA)
NOC Latvia


Augusts Annuss studied in Kiev, St. Petersburg and Stieglitz. He is considered to be one of the most outstanding representatives of Latvian figure painting in the period between the two World Wars. He was classified as a Neorealist. From 1929-44 Annuss served as a professor at the Latvian Academy of Art. In 1944 he fled from the Red Army and moved first to Germany, and five years later to the United States.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Art Competitions LAT Augusts Annuss
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) HM