Famous People Born In Helsinki

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 1 
Sanna Marin
(Prime Minister)
Sanna Marin
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 2 
Linus Torvalds
(Finnish Software Engineer Who is the Main Developer of the 'Linux' Operating System)
Linus Torvalds
10
Birthdate: December 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Teemu Selänne
(Former Finnish Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a Winger)
Teemu Selänne
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
Ville Valo
(Finnish Musician & Co-Founder of the Gothic Rock Band 'HIM')
Ville Valo
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Jari Kurri
(Former Finnish Olympic Bronze Medal Winning Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a 'Winger')
Jari Kurri
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Tove Jansson
(Finnish Penwoman and the Author of the Children’s Book Series 'Moomin')
Tove Jansson
3
Birthdate: August 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 27, 2001
 7 
George Gaynes
(Actor and Singer Known for His Roles in the TV Series ‘Police Academy’ and Comedy Film ‘Tootsie’)
George Gaynes
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 15, 2016
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Pihla Viitala
(Actress)
Pihla Viitala
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Jasper Paakkonen
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Jukka Hilden
(Stunt performer)
Jukka Hilden
1
Birthdate: August 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 11 
Joel Pohjanpalo
(Finnish Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Joel Pohjanpalo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Patrik Antonius
(Poker Player and Former Tennis Player)
Patrik Antonius
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 13 
Mika Salo
(Retired Finnish Formula One Racer, Who Is Now a Commentator and TV Host)
Mika Salo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 14 
Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Finnish Composer and Principal Conductor of London's 'Philharmonia Orchestra')
Esa-Pekka Salonen
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
 15 
Sara Chafak
(Beauty pageant contestant)
Sara Chafak
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Peter Nygård
(Businessperson known for Founding Nygård International)
Peter Nygård
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
 17 
Maria Ohisalo
(Politician)
Maria Ohisalo
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
 18 
Tarja Halonen
(Politician)
Tarja Halonen
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Lauri Ylönen
(Co-Founder and Frontman of the Finnish Alternative Rock Band 'The Rasmus')
Lauri Ylönen
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Kaija Saariaho
(One of the Most Prominent Finnish Composers Known for Compositions like 'Petals' and 'Laterna Magica')
Kaija Saariaho
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
 21 
Vera Jordanova
(Bulgarian-Finnish Model, Actress, and Cookbook Author)
Vera Jordanova
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Alexander Stubb
(Politician, Diplomat)
Alexander Stubb
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
 23 
Esa Tikkanen
(Finnish Retired Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a Forward)
Esa Tikkanen
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Samu Haber
(Finnish Musician, Lead Vocalist and Frontman of Pop-Rock Band 'Sunrise Avenue' )
Samu Haber
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 25 
Emil Ruusuvuori
(Finnish Tennis Sensation and Current Number 1 Finnish Player in Singles)
Emil Ruusuvuori
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Michael Monroe
(Finnish Multi-Instrumentalist, Rock Musician & Member of the Glam Punk Rock Band 'Hanoi Rocks')
Michael Monroe
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
 27 
Einojuhani Rautavaara
(Legendary Finnish Composer, Who Is Remembered Mostly for his Operas)
Einojuhani Rautavaara
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 27, 2016
 28 
Robin Lod
(Finnish Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Robin Lod
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 29 
Tony Halme
(Controversial Finnish Wrestler and Boxer, Who Was Also a Right-Wing Politician)
Tony Halme
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 8, 2010
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 30 
Perttu Kivilaakso
(Classically Trained Cellist Best Known as the Member of the Finnish Symphonic Metal Band 'Apocalyptica')
Perttu Kivilaakso
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
 31 
Roope Latvala
(Former Rhythm Guitarist of Band 'Children of Bodom' and Founder of Popular Finnish Heavy Metal Band 'Stone')
Roope Latvala
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
 32 
Poju Zabludowicz
(Art collector, Businessperson, Philanthropist)
Poju Zabludowicz
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
 33 
Alexander Ring
(Finnish Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Alexander Ring
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
Laura Birn
(Actress)
Laura Birn
3
Birthdate: April 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 35 
Kari Lehtonen
(Finnish Ice Hockey Player Who Plays as a Goaltender)
Kari Lehtonen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 36 
Eero Milonoff
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Anu Sinisalo
(Actress)
Anu Sinisalo
3
Birthdate: March 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Elina Siirala
(Founder & Front Woman of 'Angel Nation')
Elina Siirala
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 39 
Markku Alen
(Finnish Retired Rally and Race Car Driver)
Markku Alen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 40 
Marko Saaresto
(Co-founder, Vocalist and Primary Songwriter of Finnish Alternative-Rock Band ‘Poets of the Fall’)
Marko Saaresto
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Ilkka Villi
(Finnish Writer and Actor Best Known for Portraying the Title Role in the Video Game, 'Alan Wake')
Ilkka Villi
0
Birthdate: August 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 42 
Mauno Manninen
(Finnish Painter, Poet, and Theatre Director)
Mauno Manninen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 14, 1969
 43 
Taina Elg
(Actress)
Taina Elg
1
Birthdate: March 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
 44 
Vissarion Belinsky
(Literary critic)
Vissarion Belinsky
0
Birthdate: June 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 7, 1848
 45 
Jyrki 69
(Founder & Leader Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The 69 Eyes')
Jyrki 69
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Petteri Koponen
(Finnish Basketball Player Who Plays as a Point Guard or Shooting Guard)
Petteri Koponen
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 47 
Kati Outinen
(Actress)
Kati Outinen
0
Birthdate: August 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 48 
Mige
(Musician & Founder of Finnish Gothic Rock Band, 'HIM')
Mige
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 49 
Helene Schjerfbeck
(Finnish Modernist Painter Best Known for Her Self-Portraits and Realist Arts)
Helene Schjerfbeck
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 23, 1946
 50 
Vesa-Matti Loiri
(Finnish Actor Best Known for His Role as 'Uuno Turhapuro', Whom He Portrayed in 20 Films)
Vesa-Matti Loiri
0
Birthdate: January 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)