Original paper

85 years from the birth of the Estonian anthropologist Karin Mark



Karin Mark was a well-known anthropologist, whose research papers and data collected by her are cited widely not only in Estonia and Russia. Her generation's lot in life was to survive the hard years of war and to manage without the equipment that present-day scientists have at their disposal. The article presents a short overview of the life of Karin Mark, a modest person,who became a renowned scientist.