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Raivo Aeg

Raivo Aeg is the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Estonia as of 29 April 2019. He is a member of the political party Isamaa.

Raivo Aeg was born on 4 July 1962. He is married and a father to a son. Aeg became a member of the political party Isamaa in 2014. He was awarded with the 2nd class of the Order of the Cross of the Eagle in 2008.

Employment history

In 2015–2019, he was a member of the XIII Riigikogu and Chairman of the Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee.

In 2013–2014, he was an advisor at the Office of the Chancellor of Justice.

In 2008–2013, he was Director General of the Estonian Internal Security Service.

In 2005–2008, he was Director General of the Estonian Police; before that, as of 2003, he was the Deputy Director General of the Estonian Police, and as of 1999, he was head of the Public Safety Department of the Estonian Police.

In 1996–1999, he was the prefect of the Rapla police prefecture and before that, as of 1991, he was the leading inspector and deputy prefect of the Saare police prefecture.


Raivo Aeg graduated from the Tallinn Polytechnic Institute in machine engineering in 1985. He speaks Estonian, English, Finnish, and Russian.



Last updated: 9 April 2020