Jānis Medenis

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Jānis Medenis
Born(1903-05-31)May 31, 1903
Prauliena parish, Government of Livland (now  Latvia)
Died(1961-05-10)May 10, 1961
Murjāņi, Latvian SSR (now  Latvia)
OccupationPoet, writer

Jānis Medenis (May 31, 1903 – May 10, 1961) was a Latvian poet and writer. In 1948, he was convicted of anti-Soviet activities, and imprisoned in the Norillag camp, later in Irkutsk Oblast until 1955.