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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Maria Simointytär
Maria Simointytär was a Finnish poet. She is regarded as the first published female poet in Finland. She wrote religious poem ”Orpolapsen vaikerrus”, about the fatherless children, which was published...
Zachris Topelius
Zachris Topelius ([ˈsakrɪs tɔˈpeːlɪʊs]; 14 January 1818 – 12 March 1898) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, journalist, historian, and rector of the University of Helsinki who wrote novels relate...
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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...
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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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...
Eino Leino
Eino Leino (6 July 1878 – 10 January 1926) was a Finnish poet and journalist and is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry. His poems combine modern and Finnish folk elements. The style of ...
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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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Barbara Catharina Mjödh
Barbara Catharina Mjödh (1738-1776) was a Finnish poet.
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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Tuomas Holopainen
Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen (born 25 December 1976) is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician (but mainly keyboardist) and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboa...
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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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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 ...
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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Mirkka Rekola
Mirkka Elina Rekola (26 June 1931 – 5 February 2014) was a Finnish writer from Tampere who published poems, aphorisms, essays. Her poetry was considered ‘difficult’, thus she gained wide audience as 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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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...
Ole Torvalds
Ole Torvalds (4 August 1916 – 8 February 1995) was a Finland-Swedish journalist and poet. He was the father of journalist-politician Nils Torvalds and grandfather of software engineer Linus Torvalds o...
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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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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Julius Krohn
Julius Leopold Fredrik Krohn (19 April 1835 – 28 August 1888) was a Finnish folk poetry researcher, professor of Finnish literature, poet, hymn writer, translator and journalist. He was born in Viipur...
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List of Finnish poets
An A-Z list of List of poets from Finland and poets who have written in the Finnish language with dates of birth and death:A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z