Famous Finnish Presidents

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 1 Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
Famous As: 6th President of Finland (1944-46)
Birthdate: June 4, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Askainen, Finland
Died: January 27, 1951

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim was a Finnish statesman and military leader who served as the leader of the White Guard during the Finnish Civil War of 1918. He also played a key role during World War II where he served as the Chief of Defense of Finland's defense forces. Thanks to his achievements, Mannerheim is regarded as Finland's greatest statesman.

 2 Sauli Niinistö

Sauli Niinistö
Famous As: President
Birthdate: August 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salo

 3 Urho Kekkonen

Urho Kekkonen
Famous As: President
Birthdate: September 3, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pielavesi, Finland
Died: August 31, 1986
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 4 Martti Ahtisaari

Martti Ahtisaari
Famous As: Former President of Finland
Birthdate: June 23, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Viipuri, Finland (now Vyborg, Russia)

Martti Ahtisaari is a Finnish politician who served as the tenth president of Finland; he was in office from 1994 to 2000. In 2008, he was honored with the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for playing an important role in resolving long-lasting and serious conflicts, such as the ones in Namibia and Iraq. In 2008, he was also awarded the Delta Prize for Global Understanding.

 5 Tarja Halonen

Tarja Halonen
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 6 Risto Ryti

Risto Ryti
Famous As: 5th President of Finland, 14th Prime Minister of Finland
Birthdate: February 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huittinen, Finland
Died: October 25, 1956

 7 Kyösti Kallio

Kyösti Kallio
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: April 10, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ylivieska
Died: December 19, 1940
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 8 Juho Kusti Paasikivi

Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Famous As: President
Birthdate: November 27, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hämeenkoski
Died: December 14, 1956

 9 Pehr Evind Svinhufvud

Pehr Evind Svinhufvud
Famous As: 3rd President of Finland
Birthdate: December 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sääksmäki, Finland
Died: February 29, 1944

 10 Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
Famous As: 1st President of Finland
Birthdate: January 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Suomussalmi, Finland
Died: September 22, 1952