Paul-Eerik Rummo (born January 19, 1942) is an Estonian poet and politician and a former Estonian Minister of Culture and Education, as well as former Estonian Minister of Population Affairs.
Rummo was born in Tallinn, the son of Estonian writer Paul Rummo. Paul-Eerik studied literature in Tartu University, which he graduated in 1965. Rummo has worked in Estonian theatres.
Paul-Eerik Rummo is married to an actress and writer Viiu Härm.
In the novel Purge (in Finnish Puhdistus) by Sofi Oksanen, Rummo's poetry becomes a symbol of resistance against Russification in Estonia, sprinkled throughout the narrative.