Famous Finnish Scientists

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 1 Mikael Agricola

Mikael Agricola.
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Famous As: linguist, priest, translator, theologian
Birthdate: 1509 AD
Birthplace: Pernå
Died: April 19, 1557

 2 Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld

Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld.
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: November 18, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: August 12, 1901
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 3 Lars Ahlfors

Lars Ahlfors.
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: April 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: October 11, 1996

 4 Johan Gadolin

Johan Gadolin.
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: June 5, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turku
Died: August 15, 1852

 5 Artturi Ilmari Virtanen

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen.
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Famous As: Finnish chemist
Birthdate: January 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Helsinki
Died: November 11, 1973

 6 Ragnar Granit

Ragnar Granit.
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Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: October 30, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riihimäki, Finland, Russian Empire
Died: March 12, 1991

 7 Yrjö Väisälä

Yrjö Väisälä
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Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: September 6, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kontiolahti, Finland
Died: July 21, 1971
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 8 Jakob Sederholm

Jakob Sederholm
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Famous As: Petrologist
Birthdate: July 20, 1863
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: June 26, 1934