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Maj. Gen. Einar August Vihma (Wichmann)

Also Known As: "Wihma"
Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Kuopio, Finland
Death: August 5, 1944 (50)
Kirkonmäki (ks. Sotasurmat), Ihantala, Finland
Immediate Family:

Son of Henrik August Wichmann and Matilde Sofia Saxbäck
Husband of Saga Greta Alléen
Father of <private> Vihma
Brother of Anna Wichmann; Aarne Yrjö Vihma; Vilho Johannes Wichmann; Ester Emilia Wichmann; Helmi Elisabet Leander and 5 others

Occupation: Jääkärikenraalimajuri ja Mannerheim-ristin ritari.
Managed by: Private User
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About Einar Vihma

http://www.mannerheim-ristinritarit.fi/ritarit?xmid=177

Vihma participated in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm for group gymnastics as a deputy of the group and got the Olympic silver medal. He is the only general in independent Finland, who has fallen in the war fronts.

Vihma osallistui 1912 Tukholman kesäolympialaisten joukkuevoimisteluun varamiehenä saaden olympiahopeaa. Vihma on itsenäisen Suomen ainoa kenraali, joka on kaatunut sodassa rintamalla.

2:n luokan Mannerheimristin ritari 12. lokakuuta 1941

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Einar Vihma's Timeline

1893
September 19, 1893
Kuopio, Finland
1944
August 5, 1944
Age 50
Ihantala, Finland