Karl Laantee was an émigré Estonian political activist, theologian and announcer with Western propaganda radio during the 1980s. He went to the West during the Second World War, where he studied theology and politology at several universities. He worked as a Lutheran pastor in Argentina, Peru, Brazil and Uruguay. Laantee was active in Estonian communities abroad. He took an active part in major Estonian events, like Worldwide Estonian Days, or celebrating Independence Day of the Republic of Estonia. He was also active in Estonian émigré politics. For example, he was vice-chairman of the Baltic Appeal to the United Nations in 1966. During the 1980s, he became known in Estonia as an announcer with the Voice of America. The radio station provided the people of Soviet Estonia with an alternative source of information. He returned to Estonia after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and taught at the University of Tartu.
- Ketneri, Estonia
- Koppel, Taavi