Ruta Šaca-Marjaša

Ruta Šaca-Marjaša[1] (born Ruta Maksovna Shats-Mariash; Russian: Рута Максовна Шац-Марьяш, Рута Марьяш, 4 February 1927 – 29 November 2016) was a Jewish Latvian[2] lawyer, writer, poet, and politician, a former Deputy of the Latvian Parliament of 5th (1995) and 6th (1998) convocations.[3] She lived in Riga.[3]

She was awarded the Order of the Three Stars of IV (1995) and III (2000) degrees.[4]


  1. Ruta Marjaša website,; accessed 1 December 2016. (Latvian)
  2. Ruta Shats-Mariash, Capeidoscope..., Ch. "My Parents"
  3. 1 2 Ruta Marjaša, a Saeima deputy profile
  4. List of people who have been awarded with the Order of the Three Stars


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