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

Lauri TörniLauri Törni
28 May 1919
Soldier

Jean SibeliusJean Sibelius
08 December 1865
Composer

Jari LitmanenJari Litmanen
20 February 1971
Footballer
Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867
Military Leader

Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
20 August 1910
Architect

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
03 February 1898
Architect
Tuukka RaskTuukka Rask
10 March 1987
Ice Hockey Goaltender

Matti NykänenMatti Nykänen
17 July 1963
Olympic athlete
Sauli KoskinenSauli Koskinen
28 March 1985
Television Host

Martti Oiva Kalevi AhtisaariMartti Ahtisaari
23 June 1937
Former President of Finland

Isac ElliotIsac Elliot
26 December 2000
Singer, Songwriter

Ragnar GranitRagnar Granit
30 October 1900
Physiologist

Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
29 March 1901
Poet
RobinRobin
24 August 1998
Singer

Alexi LaihoAlexi Laiho
08 April 1979
Guitarist, Singer, Composer

Kimi RaikkonenKimi Raikkonen
17 October 1979
 

Peter SundePeter Sunde
13 September 1978
Computer scientist, Politician
Valtteri BottasValtteri Bottas
28 August 1989
Racing driver

George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
03 May 1917
Actor
Teemu PukkiTeemu Pukki
29 March 1990
Association football player

Peter FranzenPeter Franzen
14 August 1971
Actor

Lauri MarkkanenLauri Markkanen
22 May 1997
Basketball player
Ville ValoVille Valo
22 November 1976
Singer, Songwriter, Drummer

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

Jasper PaakkonenJasper Paakkonen
15 July 1980
Actor

Renny HarlinRenny Harlin
15 March 1959
Director
Sauli NiinistöSauli Niinistö
24 August 1948
President

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Teemu SelänneTeemu Selänne
03 July 1970
Ice hockey player
Sami HyypiäSami Hyypiä
07 October 1973
Association football player, Association football

Mikko KoivuMikko Koivu
12 March 1983
Ice hockey player

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

Kasperi KapanenKasperi Kapanen
23 July 1996
Ice hockey player
Joonas SuotamoJoonas Suotamo
03 October 1986
Actor
Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
08 May 1920
Painter, Illustrator

Emil RuusuvuoriEmil Ruusuvuori
02 April 1999
Tennis player

Marco HietalaMarco Hietala
14 January 1966
Bassist, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

DarudeDarude
17 July 1975
Disc jockey, Record producer
Roope LatvalaRoope Latvala
25 June 1970
Guitarist

Urho KekkonenUrho Kekkonen
03 September 1900
President

Ville VirtanenVille Virtanen
19 August 1961
Actor

Aki KaurismäkiAki Kaurismäki
04 April 1957
Finnish screenwriter

Makwan AmirkhaniMakwan Amirkhani
08 November 1988
Mixed martial artist
Jukka HildenJukka Hilden
03 August 1980
Stunt performer

Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
25 August 1956
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Jussi JääskeläinenJussi Jääskeläinen
19 April 1975
Footballer

Michael MonroeMichael Monroe
17 June 1962
Singer, Saxophonist, Pianist

Aleksander Barkov, Jr.Aleksander Barkov, Jr.
02 September 1995
 
Saku KoivuSaku Koivu
23 November 1974
Ice hockey player

Jukka NevalainenJukka Nevalainen
21 April 1978
Musician, Drummer
Heikki KovalainenHeikki Kovalainen
19 October 1981
Formula One driver

Erno Matti Juhani VuorinenErno Matti Juhani Vuorinen
24 June 1978
 

Robert HeleniusRobert Helenius
02 January 1984
Boxer

Lukáš HrádeckýLukáš Hrádecký
24 November 1989
Footballer

Pekka RinnePekka Rinne
03 November 1982
Ice hockey player
Tony HalmeTony Halme
06 January 1963
Boxer, Politician, Singer, Professional wrestler

Jari KurriJari Kurri
18 May 1960
Ice hockey player

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

Janne WirmanJanne Wirman
26 April 1979
Musician
Tommi MäkinenTommi Mäkinen
26 June 1964
Racing driver

Jouko AholaJouko Ahola
01 December 1970
Actor, Film actor, Powerlifter
Teemu BrunilaTeemu Brunila
24 November 1976
Singer-songwriter

Johan Ludvig RunebergJohan Ludvig Runeberg
05 February 1804
Poet

Mika SaloMika Salo
30 November 1966
Formula One driver, Racecar driver
Lauri TilkanenLauri Tilkanen
06 November 1987
Actor

Ari VatanenAri Vatanen
27 April 1952
Rally driver, Politician
Raymond EbanksRaymond Ebanks
02 January 1969
rapper, singer

Andy McCoyAndy McCoy
11 October 1962
Musician, Guitarist

Mikael ForssellMikael Forssell
15 March 1981
Association football player
Juha KankkunenJuha Kankkunen
02 April 1959
Rally driver

Samu HaberSamu Haber
02 April 1976
Singer-songwriter
Risto RytiRisto Ryti
03 February 1889
Politician, President

Patrik AntoniusPatrik Antonius
13 December 1980
Tennis player

Antti NiemiAntti Niemi
31 May 1972
association football player, association football

Mikael GranlundMikael Granlund
26 February 1992
Ice hockey player
Esa TikkanenEsa Tikkanen
25 January 1965
Ice hockey player
Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
20 August 1873
architect

Pave MaijanenPave Maijanen
03 September 1950
Musician

Ville HaapasaloVille Haapasalo
28 February 1972
Actor

Ilmari JuutilainenIlmari Juutilainen
21 February 1914
Aviator, Military personnel
Miikka KiprusoffMiikka Kiprusoff
26 October 1976
Ice hockey player

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

Esa-Pekka SalonenEsa-Pekka Salonen
30 June 1958
Musician

Timo TolkkiTimo Tolkki
03 March 1966
Record producer, Guitarist

Alexander StubbAlexander Stubb
01 April 1968
Politician, Diplomat
Tim SparvTim Sparv
20 February 1987
Association football player

Janne AhonenJanne Ahonen
11 May 1977
Ski jumper
Joel PohjanpaloJoel Pohjanpalo
13 September 1994
Association football player

Leo KomarovLeo Komarov
23 January 1987
Ice hockey player
Tomi PutaansuuTomi Putaansuu
15 February 1974
 
Lauri YlönenLauri Ylönen
23 April 1979
Singer-songwriter, Singer