“The story of Jānis Čakste. The First President of Latvia”
The book provides everyone with the opportunity to discover the personality of the first President of Latvia Jānis Čakste as well as his road to this highest of positions. It is the story of the formation of his personality, his ability to take on responsibility and his faith in ideals. It is the story of intellectual and emotional values that are passed on to subsequent generations.
The life of Jānis Čakste and that of his descendents coincides with very significant events in the history of the Latvian nation; that is why the book is also a thrilling story of the history of Latvia based on the destiny of specific individuals.