Famous People Born In Helsinki

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 1 
Sanna Marin
(Prime Minister)

Sanna Marin
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 2 
Linus Torvalds
(Software Engineer, Main developer of the Linux kernel)

Linus Torvalds
7
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 3 
Teemu Selänne
(Ice hockey player)

Teemu Selänne
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 

George Gaynes
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 15, 2016
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 
Tove Jansson
(Finnish Penwoman and the Author of the Children’s Book Series 'Moomin')

Tove Jansson
2
Birthdate: August 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 27, 2001

 6 
Jari Kurri
(Ice hockey player)

Jari Kurri
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 7 
Ville Valo
(Singer)

Ville Valo
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 
Jukka Hilden
(Stunt performer)

Jukka Hilden
1
Birthdate: August 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 
Pihla Viitala
(Actress)

Pihla Viitala
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 

Jasper Paakkonen
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 11 
Patrik Antonius
(Tennis player)

Patrik Antonius
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 12 

Esa-Pekka Salonen
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer

 13 
Joel Pohjanpalo
(Association football player)

Joel Pohjanpalo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 
Tarja Halonen
(Politician)

Tarja Halonen
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 15 
Maria Ohisalo
(Politician)

Maria Ohisalo
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces

 16 
Sara Chafak
(Beauty pageant contestant)

Sara Chafak
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 
Mika Salo
(Formula One driver, Racecar driver)

Mika Salo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 18 
Kaija Saariaho
(Composer)

Kaija Saariaho
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra

 19 
Alexander Stubb
(Politician, Diplomat)

Alexander Stubb
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries

 20 
Peter Nygård
(Businessperson known for Founding Nygård International)

Peter Nygård
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo

 21 

Vera Jordanova
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 22 
Samu Haber
(Singer-songwriter)

Samu Haber
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 23 
Lauri Ylönen
(Singer-songwriter)

Lauri Ylönen
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 24 
Esa Tikkanen
(Ice hockey player)

Esa Tikkanen
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 25 
Anu Sinisalo
(Actress)

Anu Sinisalo
2
Birthdate: March 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 26 

Einojuhani Rautavaara
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 27, 2016

 27 
Robin Lod
(Association football player)

Robin Lod
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 
Michael Monroe
(Singer, Saxophonist, Pianist)

Michael Monroe
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini

 29 
Emil Ruusuvuori
(Tennis player)

Emil Ruusuvuori
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 30 
Tony Halme
(Politician)

Tony Halme
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 8, 2010
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 
Perttu Kivilaakso
(Cello player)

Perttu Kivilaakso
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus

 32 
Alexander Ring
(Football player - Midfielder)

Alexander Ring
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 
Kari Lehtonen
(Ice hockey player)

Kari Lehtonen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 34 
Roope Latvala
(Guitarist)

Roope Latvala
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer

 35 
Laura Birn
(Actress)

Laura Birn
3
Birthdate: April 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 36 

Eero Milonoff
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 
Poju Zabludowicz
(Art collector, Businessperson, Philanthropist)

Poju Zabludowicz
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries

 38 

Elina Siirala
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 39 
Marko Saaresto
(Vocalist)

Marko Saaresto
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 40 

Ilkka Villi
0
Birthdate: August 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 41 
Jyrki 69
(Vocalist)

Jyrki 69
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 
Vissarion Belinsky
(Literary critic)

Vissarion Belinsky
0
Birthdate: June 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 7, 1848

 43 

Mauno Manninen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 14, 1969

 44 
Taina Elg
(Actress)

Taina Elg
1
Birthdate: March 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces

 45 
Markku Alen
(Race car driver)

Markku Alen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 46 
Petteri Koponen
(Basketball player)

Petteri Koponen
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 47 

Helene Schjerfbeck
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 23, 1946

 48 
Kati Outinen
(Actress)

Kati Outinen
0
Birthdate: August 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 49 
Mige
(Musician)

Mige
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 50 
Bengt Holmström
(Economist)

Bengt Holmström
0
Birthdate: April 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries