Maria Jotuni

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Maria Gustava Jotuni-Tarkiainen (Haggrén)

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Kuopio, Eastern Finland, Finland
Death: September 30, 1943 (63)
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Petter Johan Haggrén and Margareta Lovisa Ollintytär Haggrén
Wife of Viljo Tarkiainen
Mother of Tuttu Viljo Tarkiainen and <private> Tarkiainen
Sister of Johan Alfred Jotuni

Occupation: Författare, kirjailija, näytelmäkirjailija
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About Maria Jotuni

Maria Jotuni 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 the University of Helsinki. Jotuni met her future husband, Viljo Tarkiainen (1879–1951) in the university, and they got married in 1911. They had two children: Jukka Tarkiainen and Tuttu Tarkiainen. She started working as a journalist in a student magazine at the University of Helsinki. Maria Haggrén changed her surname to Jotuni in 1906. "Jotuni" means a giant in Scandinavian mythology. She died of heart disease in Helsinki.

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Maria Jotuni's Timeline

April 9, 1880
Kuopio, Eastern Finland, Finland
Age 31
September 30, 1943
Age 63
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland