Famous People From Finland
Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
17 December 1905
Sniper
Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
28 December 1969
Software Engineer

Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
21 January 1974
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker

Sauli KoskinenSauli Koskinen
28 March 1985
Television Host

Jean SibeliusJean Sibelius
08 December 1865
Composer

Jari LitmanenJari Litmanen
20 February 1971
Footballer
Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
20 August 1910
Architect

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867
Military Leader

Tuukka RaskTuukka Rask
10 March 1987
Ice Hockey Goaltender

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
03 February 1898
Architect
Matti NykänenMatti Nykänen
17 July 1963
Olympic athlete

Martti Oiva Kalevi AhtisaariMartti Ahtisaari
23 June 1937
Former President of Finland
RobinRobin
24 August 1998
Singer

Ragnar GranitRagnar Granit
30 October 1900
Physiologist

Isac ElliotIsac Elliot
26 December 2000
Singer, Songwriter
Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
29 March 1901
Poet

Teemu PukkiTeemu Pukki
29 March 1990
Association football player
Valtteri BottasValtteri Bottas
28 August 1989
Racing driver

Mika HäkkinenMika Häkkinen
28 September 1968
Finnish racing driver

George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
03 May 1917
Actor
Joonas SuotamoJoonas Suotamo
03 October 1986
Actor

Teemu SelänneTeemu Selänne
03 July 1970
Ice hockey player
Lauri MarkkanenLauri Markkanen
22 May 1997
Basketball player

Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
08 May 1920
Painter, Illustrator

Ville ValoVille Valo
22 November 1976
Singer, Songwriter, Drummer

Renny HarlinRenny Harlin
15 March 1959
Director
Sami HyypiäSami Hyypiä
07 October 1973
Association football player, Association football
Keke RosbergKeke Rosberg
06 December 1948
Formula One driver, Racecar driver

Sauli NiinistöSauli Niinistö
24 August 1948
President

Alexi LaihoAlexi Laiho
08 April 1979
Guitarist, Singer, Composer

Marco HietalaMarco Hietala
14 January 1966
Bassist, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Holopainen
25 December 1976
Pianist, Composer, Poet, Record producer,

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Mikko KoivuMikko Koivu
12 March 1983
Ice hockey player

Michael MonroeMichael Monroe
17 June 1962
Singer, Saxophonist, Pianist

Saku KoivuSaku Koivu
23 November 1974
Ice hockey player

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13 June 1897
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics
DarudeDarude
17 July 1975
Disc jockey, Record producer

Peter SundePeter Sunde
13 September 1978
Computer scientist, Politician
Urho KekkonenUrho Kekkonen
03 September 1900
Politician, Diplomat, Athletics competitor,

Heikki KovalainenHeikki Kovalainen
19 October 1981
Formula One driver

Jussi JääskeläinenJussi Jääskeläinen
19 April 1975
Footballer
Pekka RinnePekka Rinne
03 November 1982
Ice hockey player

Timo TolkkiTimo Tolkki
03 March 1966
Record producer, Guitarist
Kasperi KapanenKasperi Kapanen
23 July 1996
Ice hockey player

Aki KaurismäkiAki Kaurismäki
04 April 1957
Finnish screenwriter

Jukka NevalainenJukka Nevalainen
21 April 1978
Musician, Drummer

Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
25 August 1956
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Jari KurriJari Kurri
18 May 1960
Ice hockey player
Tony HalmeTony Halme
06 January 1963
Boxer, Politician, Singer, Professional wrestler

Mikael ForssellMikael Forssell
15 March 1981
Association football player

Andy McCoyAndy McCoy
11 October 1962
Musician, Guitarist

Jouko AholaJouko Ahola
01 December 1970
Actor, Film actor, Powerlifter
Joel PohjanpaloJoel Pohjanpalo
13 September 1994
Association football player

Shefki KuqiShefki Kuqi
10 November 1976
Association football player, Association football
Alexander StubbAlexander Stubb
01 April 1968
Politician, Diplomat

Esa-Pekka SalonenEsa-Pekka Salonen
30 June 1958
Musician

Raymond EbanksRaymond Ebanks
02 January 1969
rapper, singer
Mikael GranlundMikael Granlund
26 February 1992
Ice hockey player

Jari-Matti LatvalaJari-Matti Latvala
03 April 1985
Rally driver
Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
20 August 1873
architect

Ari VatanenAri Vatanen
27 April 1952
Rally driver, Politician

Kari LehtonenKari Lehtonen
16 November 1983
Ice hockey player
Miikka KiprusoffMiikka Kiprusoff
26 October 1976
Ice hockey player

Tommi MäkinenTommi Mäkinen
26 June 1964
Racing driver
Lauri YlönenLauri Ylönen
23 April 1979
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Mika SaloMika Salo
30 November 1966
Formula One driver, Racecar driver

Esa TikkanenEsa Tikkanen
25 January 1965
Ice hockey player

Jyrki KatainenJyrki Katainen
14 October 1971
Politician
Lasse VirénLasse Virén
22 July 1949
Finnish runner
Risto RytiRisto Ryti
03 February 1889
Politician, President

Timo SoiniTimo Soini
30 May 1962
Politician

Ilmari JuutilainenIlmari Juutilainen
21 February 1914
Aviator, Military personnel

Einojuhani RautavaaraEinojuhani Rautavaara
09 October 1928
Composer, Musicologist, University teacher
Roman EremenkoRoman Eremenko
19 March 1987
Association football player

Juha KankkunenJuha Kankkunen
02 April 1959
Rally driver

Niklas MoisanderNiklas Moisander
29 September 1985
Association football player

Leo KomarovLeo Komarov
23 January 1987
Ice hockey player

Roope LatvalaRoope Latvala
25 June 1970
Guitarist
Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
26 April 1865
Finnish painter

Arto SaariArto Saari
09 November 1981
Skateboarder
Mikael AgricolaMikael Agricola
1509 AD
linguist, priest, translator, theologian

Kyösti KallioKyösti Kallio
10 April 1873
Political leader

Olli JokinenOlli Jokinen
05 December 1978
Ice hockey player
Marcus GrönholmMarcus Grönholm
05 February 1968
Rally driver

Mika WaltariMika Waltari
19 September 1908
Writer, Translator, Journalist, Novelist,
Rasmus RistolainenRasmus Ristolainen
27 October 1994
Ice hockey player

Tony KakkoTony Kakko
16 May 1975
Singer, Songwriter

Mauno KoivistoMauno Koivisto
25 November 1923
Politician

Tim SparvTim Sparv
20 February 1987
Association football player
Eicca ToppinenEicca Toppinen
05 August 1975
Cellist, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist

Petteri KoponenPetteri Koponen
13 April 1988
Basketball player
Vissarion BelinskyVissarion Belinsky
11 June 1811
Literary critic

Mikko SirénMikko Sirén
31 December 1975
Musician, Drummer
Juho Kusti PaasikiviJuho Kusti Paasikivi
27 November 1870
President

Perttu KivilaaksoPerttu Kivilaakso
11 May 1978
Cellist
Matti VanhanenMatti Vanhanen
04 November 1955
Prime Minister