Emil von Qvanten
Emil von Qvanten (22 August 1827, Pori, Finland – 5 December 1903) was a Finnish-Swedish poet, librarian, publisher and politician.Qvanten went into exile in Stockholm, Sweden, whence he produced anon...
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Paavo Haavikko
Paavo Juhani Haavikko (January 25, 1931 in Helsinki – October 6, 2008) was a Finnish poet and playwright, considered one of the country's most outstanding writers. He was awarded the Neustadt Internat...
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Armas Äikiä
Armas Äikiä (1904–1965) was a Finnish communist writer and journalist. He wrote the Anthem of Karelo-Finnish SSR. A citizen of two countries, who had several collection of poems published in the Sovi...
Viljo Kajava
Viljo Kajava (22 September 1909 in Tampere – 2 February 1998) was a Finnish poet and writer. His first collections of poems were released in 1935. During his 50-year career he published nearly 4...
Hannu Mäkelä
Hannu Mäkelä (born 18 August 1943 in Helsinki, Finland) is an author of more than 100 books in Finnish: novels, collections of short stories, edited anthologies and children's books. Hannu Mäkelä is k...
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Jukka Kuoppamäki
Jukka Kuoppamäki (b. 1 September 1942 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish singer, songwriter and priest for The Christian Community in Germany. He visits his summer house in Finland every year. He is o...
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Veijo Meri
Veijo Meri (born 31 December 1928) is a Finnish writer. Much of his work focuses on war and its absurdity. The work is anti-war and has dark humor.Born in Viipuri (today Vyborg, Russia), Meri graduat...
Saima Harmaja
Saima Rauha Maria Harmaja (May 8, 1913, Helsinki – April 21, 1937) was a Finnish poet and writer. She is known for her tragic life and early death, which are reflected in her sensitive poems. She cam...
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Lauri Viita
Lauri Viita (17 December 1916 – 22 December 1965) was a poet hailing from the Pispala district of Tampere, Finland.
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Barbara Catharina Mjödh
Barbara Catharina Mjödh (1738-1776) was a Finnish poet.
Antti Puhakka
Antti Puhakka (April 24, 1816 – March 30, 1893) was a Finnish national romantic poet from Kontiolahti in Finnish Karelia. He was known for using Kalevala meter in his poems.Puhakka was illiterate unti...
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Kati-Claudia Fofonoff
Kati-Claudia Fofonoff (8 December 1947 in Ivalo – 12 June 2011) was an author and translator who wrote in Skolt Sámi and Finnish. Her books have also been translated into Northern Sami, Norwegian and ...
Lempi Ikävalko
Lempi Ikävalko (May 9, 1901 in Ruskeala, Finland – 1994 in Helsinki) was a Finnish writer, poet, actress and performance artist. She spent much of her adult life as a journalist in the United St...
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Larin Paraske
Larin Paraske (December 27, 1833–January 3, 1904) was an Izhorian oral poet. She is considered a key figure in Finnish folk poetry and has been called the "Finnish Mnemosyne". Her frequent l...
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Aale Tynni
Aale Maria Tynni-Haavio (3 October 1913 – 21 October 1997) was a Finnish poet and translator and wife of fellow Finnish poet Martti Haavio.She is best known for editing and translating European ...
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Aaro Hellaakoski
Aaro Hellaakoski (June 22, 1893 – November 23, 1952) was a Finnish poet whose work includes some of the earliest examples of modernism in Finnish literature.Hellaakoski was born in Oulu. By profession...
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Pentti Saarikoski
Pentti Saarikoski (Impilahti, now in the Republic of Karelia September 2, 1937 – Joensuu August 24, 1983) was one of the most important poets in the literary scene of Finland during the 1960s and 1970...
Risto Ahti
Risto Ahti (born 27 August 1943 in Lahti) is a Finnish writer and recipient of the Eino Leino Prize in 1994.
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Axel Gabriel Sjöström
Axel Gabriel Sjöström (16 August 1794 – 11 December 1846) was a Finnish poet. He was born in Janakkala, and became professor of Greek at Helsinki in 1833. He married Margareta Sofia Helsberg in ...
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Markku Into
Markku Into (born 20 October 1945) is a legend of Finnish poetry and one of the main members in Finnish 1960s underground movement of Turku. Markku Into has written collections of poetry, prose and pl...
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Islaja
Islaja or Merja Kokkonen (born May 19, 1979) is a singer-songwriter and musician from Helsinki, Finland. Besides her solo career, she is a member of free improv and psych folk bands Avarus, Kemiallise...
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Kirsi Kunnas
Kirsi Marjatta Kunnas (born December 14, 1924 in Helsinki) is a Finnish poet, children's literature author and translator into Finnish. Her extensive oeuvre consists of poems, fairy tale books, drama,...
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Jarl Hemmer
Jarl Robert Hemmer (18 September 1893 - 6 December 1944) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author from Vaasa, Finland where he was born into a wealthy family. His first collection of poems was called Rös...
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Tomi Putaansuu
Mr Lordi aka Mr L (born Tomi Petteri Putaansuu, 15 February 1974, Rovaniemi, Finland) is a Finnish musician, businessman, special effect make-up artist, songwriter, actor, painter, comics artist and g...
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Paavo Cajander
Paavo Cajander (24 December 1846 – 14 June 1913) was a Finnish poet and translator.Cajander was born in Hämeenlinna. He was renowned by translation into Finnish of Shakespeare's works and of Jo...
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