Estonian Land Reform of 1919

In 1918, the first Republic of Estonia was proclaimed. Related to that 1919, on the basis of the Estonian Land Reform, the manor was transferred from its former owner and divided into settlement farms.
The reforms expropriated 1065 manors (96.6% of large landowners were affected) of which only 57 manors came from Estonian owners with the rest owned mainly by Baltic Germans along with land from the Russian state and church land.