Konstantin Konik Konstantin Konik was an Estonian politician and surgeon. was an Estonian politician and surgeon. He served as a member of the Estonian Salvation Committee Estonian Salvation Committee - Eesti Päästekomitee was an Estonian political commitee. . On 8 March 1920 Konik made history at the University of Tartu University of Tartu - Tartu Ülikool is an Estonian higher education institute. by giving the first lecture ever made on medicine in the Estonian language.