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Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom (1790 - 1855)

En av de aderton i Svenska Akademien. Han har hedrats genom att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1955.

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Adolf Wilhelm Roos (1824 - 1895)

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Peter / Petrus Johansson Forsskåhl (1732 - 1763)

Swedish explorer, orientalist, naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Petter (Petrus, Pehr, Per) Forsskåhl var naturforskare.

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Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1945 MP (1895 - 1973)

A. I. Virtanen, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1945 "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method". _ From Nobel Lectures, Ch...

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Anni Blomqvist (1909 - 1990)

Blomqvist was the first of ten children of fisherman Viktor Karlsson and wife Anna. Living with the family was Anni's maternal grandmother, who would serve as the basis for the protagonist in the Anna ...

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Sally Alina Ingeborg Salminen (1906 - 1976)

blev berömd som författare när hon 1936 vann en svensk-finländsk romanpristävling med Katrina. Romanen översatts till ett tjugotal språk och filmatisera...

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Martti Oiva Ahtisaari MP

Is a Finnish politician, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and United Nations diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work. Ahtisaari was a ...

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Juhani Aho (1861 - 1921)

Han var den första finskspråkiga yrkesförfattaren. Aho var 1889 med om att grunda Helsingin Sanomat. Finnish author and journalist. Aho's literary output is wide-ranging since ...

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Urho Kaleva Juhonpoika Kekkonen MP (1900 - 1986)

Muistokirjoitus Urho Kaleva Kekkosesta Helsingin Sanomissa Urho Kekkosen sukupuu kirjassa "Sukututkijan tietokirja", ISBN 0-940034-06-9, Sirkka Karskela. Siv. 53

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Juho Kusti Paasikivi MP (1870 - 1956)

The seventh President of the Republic of Finland (1946–1956) Suomen tasavallan seitsemäs presidentti (1946-1956) ________________________________________________

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Lars (Lauri) Kristian Relander MP (1883 - 1942)

Lauri (Lars) Kristian Relander was the second President of the Republic of Finland from 1925 to 1931. Read more at Lauri (Lars) Kristian Relander oli Suomen Tasavallan toinen presidentti vuodesta 1...

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Uno Cygnaeus (1810 - 1888)

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Maria Gustava Jotuni (1880 - 1943)

was a notable Finnish author and a playwright. Jotuni went to an all-girls school in Kuopio. She graduated in 1900 and planned to become teacher. In 1900-1904 she studied history and literature at th...

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Fredrika Charlotta Runeberg (1807 - 1879)

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Jean Sibelius MP (1865 - 1957)

Music "Finlandia": Jean Sibelius (8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957) was a Finnish composer of the later Romantic period whose music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish ...

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Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg MP (1865 - 1952)

K. J. Ståhlberg oli opinnoiltaan filosofian kandidaatti ja lakimies, molempain oikeuksien tohtori. Ennen presidentiksi tuloaan hän oli luonut pitkän ja huipputehtäviin viene...

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Ulrika Wilhelmina (Minna) Canth (1844 - 1897)

"_Canth, Minna (1844 - 1897) kirjailija, tasa-arvon puolustaja Canth, Minna (1844 - 1897) Daniel Nyblin 1887. SKS, Kirjallisuusarkisto. Minna Canth on Suomen ensimmäinen huomattava naiskir...

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Risto Heikki Heikki Ryti MP (1889 - 1956)

Risto Ryti was the fifth President of the Republic of Finland from 1940 to 1944. Read more at Risto Ryti oli Suomen Tasavallan viides presidentti vuodesta 1940 vuoteen 1944. Lue lisää...

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Johan Mauritz Nordenstam (1802 - 1882)

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Arvid Bernhard Horn af Ekebyholm (1664 - 1742)

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Gustav Mauritz Armfelt (1757 - 1814)

-------------------- Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt, född 31 mars 1757 i Jufva kaptensboställe i Tarvasjoki i S:t Mårtens, i sydvästra Finland, död 19 augusti 1814 i Ts...

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Robert Henrik Reinhold Rehbinder (1777 - 1841)

_wappen_vaakuna_ friherr_baron_***** ***** Opiskeli Turussa 1791-95 ja tuli sen jälkeen auskultantiksi Turun hovioikeuteen, mutta siirtyi Tukholmaan 1797. Oli mukana mm. Norrköp...

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Anders Jakobsson Chydenius (1729 - 1803)

Kokkola 1776-81

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Henrik Gabriel Porthan (1739 - 1804)

5.11.1754 Henrik Gabriel Porthan 7834. * Viitasaarella 8.11.1739. Vht: Viitasaaren kirkkoherra Sigfrid Porthanus, myöh. Porthan 5444 (yo 1724, † 1793) ja Kristina Juslenius. Kasvatusv...

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Matthias Calonius (1737 - 1817)

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Aleksis Kivi (1834 - 1872)

Blomstedt, Yrjö; Aleksis Kiven esivanhemmat. Genos 55(1984), s. 137-145¨. Räätälin poika, kirjailija. Aikaisempi sukunimi Stenvall. - Kummit Antti Simonpoika Wahl...

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Jakob Pontusson De la Gardie (1583 - 1652)

Jacob Pontusson, count de la Gardie Swedish statesman born June 20, 1583, Reval, Swedish province of Livland [now Tallinn, Estonia] died August 16, 1652, Stockholm, Sweden Swedish statesman a...

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Torsten Torstensson Stålhandske (1594 - 1644)

Torsten Stålhandske, krigare, född den 1 september 1593 på Hummelsunds gård i Borgå socken i Finland, död den 21 april 1644 i Haderslev, son till Torsten Svens...

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Evert Carlsson Horn af Kanckas (1585 - 1615)

_son Gustaf Evertsson Horn af Marienborg - fattas här. ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨&...

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Isak Birgeri Rothovius (1572 - 1652)

Fadern var skattebonden Börje Larsson vars far enligt Gabriel Anrep var en från Tyskland invandrad kaptenlöjtnant vid namn Lorentz Roth som införskaffade sig ett hemman i Sv...

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Mikael Agricola (c.1507 - 1557)

: Mikael Olavi Agricola, född cirka 1507[1] i Torsby i Pernå socken i östra Nyland, död 9 april 1557 i Nykyrka socken nära Viborg, var reformator för Finland...

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Magnus Olofsson Tawast (1357 - 1452)

Student at University of Prague in 1396 Magnus II Tavast (suomennettuna Maunu) (n. 1357–9. maaliskuuta 1452 Mynämäki) oli Suomen keskiajan huomattavin katolinen piispa eli Suomen...

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Elias Lönnrot MP (1802 - 1884)

-------------------- 1828 reste han omkring i Karelen och Savolax för att samla material för det som skulle komma att bli Kalevala. Han företog en andra resa till K...

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Pehr Evind Svinhufvud III MP (1861 - 1944)

Pehr Evind Svinhufvud (Poku, Ukko-Pekka) syntyi Sääksmäen Rapolassa joulukuussa 1861. Hänen lapsuuttaan leimasi läheisten menetys, sillä hänen isä...

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Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg MP (1912 - 1947)

Raoul Wallenberg (August 4, 1912 – July 17, 1947?) was a Swedish humanitarian who worked in Budapest, Hungary, during World War II to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. Between July and December ...

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Gustaf Mannerheim MP (1867 - 1951)

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Warner Elias Sallman (1892 - 1968)

Warner Sallman was born in Chicago in 1892. At an early age he showed a talent for drawing and painting and was encouraged by his artistic parents. He was fascinated by all kinds of religious art, such...

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Haddon Hubert Sundblom (1899 - 1976)

Främst känd för de bilder av jultomten som han skapade under sin tid på Coca Cola på 1930-talet. Enligt en vandringssägen ska Sundblom till och med skapat den ...

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Edvard Bergenheim (1798 - 1884)

var ärkebiskop i Åbo ärkestift i Finland åren 1850-1884. Bergenheim var också aktiv inom politiken, skolvärlden och militären. Bergenheim blev student...

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Leif "The Lucky" "Heppni" Eriksson MP (968 - 1020)

Leif Ericson (Old Norse: Leifr Eiríksson)[1] (c. 970 – c. 1020) was a Norse[2] explorer who is regarded as the first European to land in North America (excluding Greenland), nearly 500 ...

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Lt. General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps ("Greatest of all Leathernecks" and "The Marine's Marine") (1867 - 1942)

Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune, (January 10, 1867 – November 20, 1942) was the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps. Known as the "greatest of all Leathernecks" and the "Marine's Marine...

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Humphrey Bogart MP (1899 - 1957)

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was American actor who became a preeminent motion picture “tough guy” and was a top box office attraction during the 1940s and '50s. In his performances he projec...

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Clara Ward MP (1924 - 1973)

Clara Ward (April 21, 1924 – January 16, 1973)[1][2] was an American gospel artist who achieved great success, both artistic and commercial, in the 1940s and 1950s as leader of The Famous Ward...

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