Urho Kaleva Kekkonen

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Urho Kaleva Kekkonen

Birth
Lepikko, Pielavesi Municipality, Northern Savonia, Finland
Death 31 Aug 1986 (aged 85)
Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland
Burial 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 .