Reino Hallamaa
Reino Henrik Hallamaa (born 12 November 1899, died 11 August 1979 in Churriana, Malaga, Spain) was a Finnish Colonel and developer and head of the Finnish Radio Intelligence during World War II.
R...
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Elisabeth Rehn
Märta Elisabeth Rehn (née Carlberg) (born 6 April 1935) is a former MP of the Swedish People's Party and the first female minister of defence in Finland. In the 1994 presidential elections she was nar...
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Antti Johannes Rantamaa
Antti Johannes Rantamaa (1904, Merikarvia – 1987) was a Finnish member of the Finnish Parliament, figure of the Winter War, author and one of the heads of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finl...
Mannerheim Cross
The Mannerheim Cross of Liberty (Finnish: Mannerheim-risti, Swedish: Mannerheimkorset) is the most esteemed Finnish military decoration. The medal, inspired by the Old-Scandinavian Fylfot, was introdu...
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Olavi Alakulppi
Olavi Alakulppi (July 17, 1915, Rovaniemen maalaiskunta – August 19, 1990) was a Finnish cross country skier who competed in the 1930s. During the Russo-Finnish Continuation War, he served in th...
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Arne Somersalo
Arne Sakari Somersalo (born 18 March 1891 in Tampere as Arne Sommer - died 17 August 1941 near Kiestinki, Soviet Union) was a Finnish officer and anti-communist activist.Somersalo was educated at the ...
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Paavali (Olmari) of Finland
Paavali (Olmari) (August 28, 1914 - February 12, 1988) was the primate of the Finnish Orthodox Church and Archbishop of Karelia and All Finland from 1960 to 1987.
Georgi Pavel Gusev was born in St...
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Vilho Rättö
Vilho Rättö (March 10, 1913, Kanneljärvi - January 21, 2002, Anjalankoski) was a Finnish Knight of the Mannerheim Cross, in civilian life a driver and an industrial worker.Private Rättö was the fourt...
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Heikki Savolainen (gymnast)
Heikki Ilmari Savolainen (28 September 1907 — 29 November 1997) was one of the most successful Finnish gymnasts and a double Olympic winner.Savolainen's career as a top gymnast lasted for six Summer O...
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Seppo Kääriäinen
Seppo Arimo Kääriäinen (born 28 March 1948 in Iisalmi) is a Finnish politician of the Centre Party and Doctor in Social Sciences. He served as the Minister of Defence of Finland between 2004-2007. He...
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Kaarlo Heinonen
Kaarlo Richard Heinonen (9 February 1878, Naantali - 26 February 1944) was a Finnish politician. He was a Member of the Parliament of Finland for the Social Democratic Party of Finland from 1919 to 19...
Paavali Halonen
Paavali Halonen was a farmer and settler in Finnish Lappland and a fabled warlord during Russo-Swedish War (1590–1595).King Gustav I promoted Finnish settlement beyond the Russian border of the realm,...
List of World War II aces from Finland
This list includes of all the 96 fighter aces of World War II from Finland. For other countries see List of World War II aces by country
List of World War II aces from Finland - Wikipedia
Aarno Almqvist
Arno Axel Almqvist (23 September 1881 – 5 March 1940) was a Finnish colonel and modern pentathlete.
Almqvist started his military career at Hamina Cadet School in Finland and then joined the...
Sulo Kolkka
Sulo Kolkka is most likely a fictional character, (or the real name is not known) who is said to have been a Finnish sniper during World War II, with over 400 confirmed kills. Kolkka is often reporte...
Matti Vanhanen
Matti Taneli Vanhanen ( pronunciation ) (born 4 November 1955) is a Finnish politician who was Prime Minister of Finland from 2003 to 2010. He was also Chairman of the Centre Party, and in t...
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Juha Kilpiä
Major General Juha Kilpiä (born in 1953), a native of Finland, current serves as Head of Mission and Chief of Staff of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO). He was appointed to th...
Lauri Heino
Lauri A. Heino (August 24, 1918 in Somero – February 3, 2001) was a Finnish soldier, awarded the Mannerheim Cross (2nd class) on November 11, 1943. At the time, he held the rank of sergeant and was se...