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Famous Graves in Finland

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Jean Sibelius

8 Dec 1865 – 20 Sep 1957

Finnish Composer. His "Kullervo Symphony," completed in 1892,...

No grave photo

Kaarlo Juho Stahlberg

28 Jan 1865 – 22 Sep 1952

1st Finland President. A member of the National Progressive...

Carl Ludvig Engel

3 Jul 1778 – 4 May 1840

German Architect. Also known as Johann Carl Ludwig Engel, he is...

Paavo Nurmi

13 Jun 1897 – 2 Oct 1973

Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete. A Finnish runner who broke...

No grave photo

Toivo Kuula

7 Jul 1883 – 18 May 1918

Composer. He was influenced by composer Jean Sibelius and by...

No grave photo

Paavo Berglund

14 Apr 1929 – 25 Jan 2012

Conductor. The longtime maestro of several symphonic ensembles on...

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

4 Jun 1867 – 27 Jan 1951

Finland President, Finland Army General. He served as...

Juho Kusti Paasikivi

27 Nov 1870 – 14 Dec 1956

Prime Minister and 7th President of Finland. His presidential...

Lauri Kristian Relander

31 May 1883 – 9 Feb 1942

President of Finland. He served as the President of the Finland...

Erik Valdemar Bergman

24 Nov 1911 – 24 Apr 2006

Composer. Born in Nykarleby, Finland, he is considered by many to...

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg

28 Jan 1865 – 22 Sep 1952

President of Finland. He served as the President of Finland from...

Risto Heikki Ryti

3 Feb 1889 – 25 Oct 1956

President of Finland. He served as the President of Finland from...

Fredrik Pacius

19 Mar 1809 – 8 Jan 1901

Musician. Considered by many to be "The Father of Finnish Music",...

Zacharias Topelius

14 Jan 1818 – 12 Mar 1898

Author / 'University Man.'

Paavo Ilmari “Bear of Hämeenkyrö” Yrjölä

18 Jun 1902 – 11 Feb 1980

Olympic Gold Medalist. He won the decathlon in the Amsterdam...

Peter Lindroos

26 Feb 1944 – 17 Nov 2003

Renowned Opera Tenor. He was born in Finland, but lived in Sweden...

Catherine

11 Jun 1550 – 13 Sep 1612

Queen of Sweden. She was the daughter of a little known palace...

Mika Waltari

19 Sep 1908 – 26 Aug 1979

Author. One of the most important Finnish writers of Twentieth...

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Tony Christian Halme

6 Jan 1963 – 8 Jan 2010

Professional Wrestler, Boxer, Finnish Politician. Active in many...

Urho Kaleva Kekkonen

3 Sep 1900 – 31 Aug 1986

President of Finland from 1956 to 1982. Central figure in the...

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