Famous People From Finland
Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
(Sniper)

17 December 1905

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
(Software Engineer)

28 December 1969

Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
(Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker)

21 January 1974

Sauli KoskinenSauli Koskinen
(Television Host)

28 March 1985

Jean SibeliusJean Sibelius
(Composer)

08 December 1865

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
(Architect)

03 February 1898

Matti NykänenMatti Nykänen
(Olympic athlete)

17 July 1963

RobinRobin
(Singer)

24 August 1998

Martti Oiva Kalevi AhtisaariMartti Ahtisaari
(Former President of Finland)

23 June 1937

Isac ElliotIsac Elliot
(Singer, Songwriter)

26 December 2000

Ragnar GranitRagnar Granit
(Physiologist)

30 October 1900

Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
(Poet)

29 March 1901

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Teemu PukkiTeemu Pukki
(Association football player)

29 March 1990

Tuukka RaskTuukka Rask
(Ice hockey player)

10 March 1987

Jari LitmanenJari Litmanen
(Association football player)

20 February 1971

Mika HäkkinenMika Häkkinen
(Finnish racing driver)

28 September 1968

DarudeDarude
(Disc jockey, Record producer)

17 July 1975

Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
(Architect, Designer)

20 August 1910

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Sami HyypiäSami Hyypiä
(Association football player, Association football manager)

07 October 1973

Michael MonroeMichael Monroe
(Singer, Saxophonist, Pianist)

17 June 1962

Keke RosbergKeke Rosberg
(Formula One driver, Racecar driver)

06 December 1948

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
(Statesman, Explorer, Politician, Officer)

04 June 1867

Ville ValoVille Valo
(Singer, Songwriter, Drummer)

22 November 1976

Teemu SelänneTeemu Selänne
(Ice hockey player)

03 July 1970

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Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
(Painter, Illustrator)

08 May 1920

Alexi LaihoAlexi Laiho
(Guitarist, Singer, Composer)

08 April 1979

Sauli NiinistöSauli Niinistö
(President)

24 August 1948

Andy McCoyAndy McCoy
(Musician, Guitarist)

11 October 1962

Pekka RinnePekka Rinne
(Ice hockey player)

03 November 1982

Raymond EbanksRaymond Ebanks
(rapper, singer)

02 January 1969

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Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
(Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

25 August 1956

Marco HietalaMarco Hietala
(Bassist, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)

14 January 1966

Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Holopainen
(Pianist, Composer, Poet, Record producer, Songwriter)

25 December 1976

Jussi JääskeläinenJussi Jääskeläinen
(Footballer)

19 April 1975

Kasperi KapanenKasperi Kapanen
(Ice hockey player)

23 July 1996

Heikki KovalainenHeikki Kovalainen
(Formula One driver)

19 October 1981

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Urho KekkonenUrho Kekkonen
(Politician, Diplomat, Athletics competitor, Lawyer, Journalist)

03 September 1900

Jari KurriJari Kurri
(Ice hockey player)

18 May 1960

Aki KaurismäkiAki Kaurismäki
(Finnish screenwriter)

04 April 1957

Peter SundePeter Sunde
(Computer scientist, Politician)

13 September 1978

Mikael GranlundMikael Granlund
(Ice hockey player)

26 February 1992

Miikka KiprusoffMiikka Kiprusoff
(Ice hockey player)

26 October 1976

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Tony HalmeTony Halme
(Boxer, Politician, Singer, Professional wrestler)

06 January 1963

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
(Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics competitor)

13 June 1897

Alexander StubbAlexander Stubb
(Politician, Diplomat)

01 April 1968

Mikael ForssellMikael Forssell
(Association football player)

15 March 1981

Jukka NevalainenJukka Nevalainen
(Musician, Drummer)

21 April 1978

Shefki KuqiShefki Kuqi
(Association football player, Association football manager)

10 November 1976

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Leo KomarovLeo Komarov
(Ice hockey player)

23 January 1987

Jouko AholaJouko Ahola
(Actor, Film actor, Powerlifter)

01 December 1970

Saku KoivuSaku Koivu
(Ice hockey player)

23 November 1974

Mikko KoivuMikko Koivu
(Ice hockey player)

12 March 1983

Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
(architect)

20 August 1873

Kari LehtonenKari Lehtonen
(Ice hockey player)

16 November 1983

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Einojuhani RautavaaraEinojuhani Rautavaara
(Composer, Musicologist, University teacher)

09 October 1928

Mika SaloMika Salo
(Formula One driver, Racecar driver)

30 November 1966

Niklas MoisanderNiklas Moisander
(Association football player)

29 September 1985

Tommi MäkinenTommi Mäkinen
(Racing driver)

26 June 1964

Timo SoiniTimo Soini
(Politician)

30 May 1962

Esa TikkanenEsa Tikkanen
(Ice hockey player)

25 January 1965

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Risto RytiRisto Ryti
(Politician, President)

03 February 1889

Timo TolkkiTimo Tolkki
(Record producer, Guitarist)

03 March 1966

Lasse VirénLasse Virén
(Finnish runner)

22 July 1949

Ari VatanenAri Vatanen
(Rally driver, Politician)

27 April 1952

Roman EremenkoRoman Eremenko
(Association football player)

19 March 1987

Jyrki KatainenJyrki Katainen
(Politician)

14 October 1971

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Olli JokinenOlli Jokinen
(Ice hockey player)

05 December 1978

Lauri YlönenLauri Ylönen
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)

23 April 1979

Ilmari JuutilainenIlmari Juutilainen
(Aviator, Military personnel)

21 February 1914

Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
(Finnish painter)

26 April 1865

Joel PohjanpaloJoel Pohjanpalo
(Association football player)

13 September 1994

Juha KankkunenJuha Kankkunen
(Rally driver)

02 April 1959

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Roope LatvalaRoope Latvala
(Guitarist)

25 June 1970

Mikael AgricolaMikael Agricola
(linguist, priest, translator, theologian)

1509 AD

Mauno KoivistoMauno Koivisto
(Politician)

25 November 1923

Kyösti KallioKyösti Kallio
(Political leader)

10 April 1873

Tim SparvTim Sparv
(Association football player)

20 February 1987

Eicca ToppinenEicca Toppinen
(Cellist, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist)

05 August 1975

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Arto SaariArto Saari
(Skateboarder)

09 November 1981

Marcus GrönholmMarcus Grönholm
(Rally driver)

05 February 1968

Jari-Matti LatvalaJari-Matti Latvala
(Rally driver)

03 April 1985