Priit Vesilind

Non-Fiction Author

Priit Vesilind was born in Tallinn, Estonia on January 4th, 1943 and is the Non-Fiction Author. At the age of 81, Priit Vesilind biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 4, 1943
Place of Birth
Tallinn, Estonia
81 years old
Zodiac Sign
Journalist, Photographer, Photojournalist
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Priit Vesilind Life

Priit Juho Vesilind (born 4 January 1943) is an Estonian and American senior writer and photojournalist for National Geographic magazine as well as a nonfiction author.

Early life and education

Vesilind was born in Tallinn. In 1944, when he was one and a half, his mother Aino took him and his brother Aarne and fled to Czechoslovakia. During World War II, the family was fleeing the Soviet occupation of his homeland. Paul Eduard Vesilind, his father, returned to his wife and children five years after the war in displaced people camps in Geislingen, West Germany, but not for long. The family immigrated to the United States of America in 1949. He spent his youth in Beaver, a small town in Western Pennsylvania. He attended Colgate University, a liberal arts college in Hamilton, New York, where he obtained a BA in English and a MA in Communications Photography from Syracuse University.


Priit Vesilind Career


Prior to working for National Geographic, Vesilind served as a lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve, stationed at the Naval Communications Station, Hawaii. He was a reporter and editor for the Atlanta Journal, the Syracuse Herald Tribune, and the Providence Journal. Vesilind's career at National Geographic spanned more than thirty years and he rose to the position of the magazine's Expedition's Editor and Senior Writer.

Vesilind currently works as a freelance editor, writer, and photographer and lives with his wife, Rima, in Manassas, Virginia, USA.