Urho Kaleva Kekkonen

Urho Kaleva Kekkonen

Birth
Lepikko, Pielavesi Municipality, Northern Savonia, Finland
Death 31 Aug 1986 (aged 85)
Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland
Burial
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Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland
Plot Section 25, Line 13, #1
Memorial ID 8651016 · View Source
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Finland President. He served as President of Finland from 1956 to 1982. A central figure in the Finnish political scene from the 1930s, he has previously served as Prime Minister from 1950 to 1953, and from 1954 to 1956. He was also a prolific columnist, whose opinions influenced public discussion and political maneuvering. As a member of parliament, he represented the Agrarian Party (Maalaisliitto)-a natural political home for Kekkonen due to his rural background.

Bio by: Mikael Mattila


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mikael Mattila
  • Added: 18 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8651016
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Urho Kaleva Kekkonen (3 Sep 1900–31 Aug 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8651016, citing Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .