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

Tuukka RaskTuukka Rask
10 March 1987
Ice Hockey Goaltender

Lauri TörniLauri Törni
28 May 1919
Soldier

Jean SibeliusJean Sibelius
08 December 1865
Composer
Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867
Military Leader

Jari LitmanenJari Litmanen
20 February 1971
Footballer

Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
20 August 1910
Architect
Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
03 February 1898
Architect

Sauli KoskinenSauli Koskinen
28 March 1985
Television Host
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

Valtteri BottasValtteri Bottas
28 August 1989
Racing driver

Peter SundePeter Sunde
13 September 1978
Computer scientist, Politician

Mika HäkkinenMika Häkkinen
28 September 1968
Finnish racing driver
Keke RosbergKeke Rosberg
06 December 1948
Formula One driver, Racecar driver

Teemu PukkiTeemu Pukki
29 March 1990
Association football player
Renny HarlinRenny Harlin
15 March 1959
Director

Ville ValoVille Valo
22 November 1976
Singer, Songwriter, Drummer

George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
03 May 1917
Actor
Heikki KovalainenHeikki Kovalainen
19 October 1981
Formula One driver

Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
08 May 1920
Painter, Illustrator
Lauri MarkkanenLauri Markkanen
22 May 1997
Basketball player

Sauli NiinistöSauli Niinistö
24 August 1948
President

Kasperi KapanenKasperi Kapanen
23 July 1996
Ice hockey player
Sami HyypiäSami Hyypiä
07 October 1973
Association football player, Association football

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Joonas SuotamoJoonas Suotamo
03 October 1986
Actor
Mikko KoivuMikko Koivu
12 March 1983
Ice hockey player

Teemu SelänneTeemu Selänne
03 July 1970
Ice hockey player

Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Holopainen
25 December 1976
Pianist, Composer, Poet, Record producer,

Marco HietalaMarco Hietala
14 January 1966
Bassist, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Aki KaurismäkiAki Kaurismäki
04 April 1957
Finnish screenwriter
Urho KekkonenUrho Kekkonen
03 September 1900
President

DarudeDarude
17 July 1975
Disc jockey, Record producer

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

Alexi LaihoAlexi Laiho
08 April 1979
Guitarist, Singer, Composer
Lukáš HrádeckýLukáš Hrádecký
24 November 1989
Footballer

Michael MonroeMichael Monroe
17 June 1962
Singer, Saxophonist, Pianist

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13 June 1897
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics

Jussi JääskeläinenJussi Jääskeläinen
19 April 1975
Footballer

Saku KoivuSaku Koivu
23 November 1974
Ice hockey player
Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
25 August 1956
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Jukka NevalainenJukka Nevalainen
21 April 1978
Musician, Drummer
Joel PohjanpaloJoel Pohjanpalo
13 September 1994
Association football player

Tim SparvTim Sparv
20 February 1987
Association football player

Lauri TilkanenLauri Tilkanen
06 November 1987
Actor
Tommi MäkinenTommi Mäkinen
26 June 1964
Racing driver

Tony HalmeTony Halme
06 January 1963
Boxer, Politician, Singer, Professional wrestler
Leo KomarovLeo Komarov
23 January 1987
Ice hockey player

Jari KurriJari Kurri
18 May 1960
Ice hockey player

Pekka RinnePekka Rinne
03 November 1982
Ice hockey player

Raymond EbanksRaymond Ebanks
02 January 1969
rapper, singer

Ari VatanenAri Vatanen
27 April 1952
Rally driver, Politician
Esa-Pekka SalonenEsa-Pekka Salonen
30 June 1958
Musician

Andy McCoyAndy McCoy
11 October 1962
Musician, Guitarist

Lasse VirénLasse Virén
22 July 1949
Finnish runner

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
03 February 1889
Politician, President
Mikael ForssellMikael Forssell
15 March 1981
Association football player

Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
20 August 1873
architect
Jouko AholaJouko Ahola
01 December 1970
Actor, Film actor, Powerlifter

Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
26 April 1865
Finnish painter

Mikael GranlundMikael Granlund
26 February 1992
Ice hockey player
Miikka KiprusoffMiikka Kiprusoff
26 October 1976
Ice hockey player

Juha KankkunenJuha Kankkunen
02 April 1959
Rally driver
Matti VanhanenMatti Vanhanen
04 November 1955
Prime Minister

Kyösti KallioKyösti Kallio
10 April 1873
Political leader

Marcus GrönholmMarcus Grönholm
05 February 1968
Rally driver
Ilmari JuutilainenIlmari Juutilainen
21 February 1914
Aviator, Military personnel

Roman EremenkoRoman Eremenko
19 March 1987
Association football player
Esa TikkanenEsa Tikkanen
25 January 1965
Ice hockey player

Timo TolkkiTimo Tolkki
03 March 1966
Record producer, Guitarist

Niklas MoisanderNiklas Moisander
29 September 1985
Association football player

Mauno KoivistoMauno Koivisto
25 November 1923
Politician
Lauri YlönenLauri Ylönen
23 April 1979
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Olli JokinenOlli Jokinen
05 December 1978
Ice hockey player

Mika WaltariMika Waltari
19 September 1908
Writer, Translator, Journalist, Novelist,

Jesse JoronenJesse Joronen
21 March 1993
Association football player

Kari LehtonenKari Lehtonen
16 November 1983
Ice hockey player
Alexander StubbAlexander Stubb
01 April 1968
Politician, Diplomat

Juho Kusti PaasikiviJuho Kusti Paasikivi
27 November 1870
President

Jari-Matti LatvalaJari-Matti Latvala
03 April 1985
Rally driver

Shefki KuqiShefki Kuqi
10 November 1976
Association football player, Association football

Einojuhani RautavaaraEinojuhani Rautavaara
09 October 1928
Composer, Musicologist, University teacher
Bengt HolmströmBengt Holmström
18 April 1949
Economist

Kimmo TimonenKimmo Timonen
18 March 1975
Ice hockey player
Pehr Evind SvinhufvudPehr Evind Svinhufvud
15 December 1861
Lawyer

Arto SaariArto Saari
09 November 1981
Skateboarder
Elias LönnrotElias Lönnrot
09 April 1802
Physician
Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
10 October 1834
Finnish author