Famous People Born In Turku

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Paavo Nurmi
(Finnish Middle-Distance and Long-Distance Runner Who Dominated Distance Running in the Early 20th Century)
Paavo Nurmi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 13, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 2, 1973
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Saku Koivu
(Legendary Finnish Ice Hockey Player and 4-Time Olympic Medalist)
Saku Koivu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Mikko Koivu
(Former Finnish Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a Centre)
Mikko Koivu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Miikka Kiprusoff
(Finnish Retired Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a Goaltender)
Miikka Kiprusoff
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Teemu Brunila
(Lead Vocalist, Songwriter of the Pop Group 'The Crash')
Teemu Brunila
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Li Andersson
(Finnish Leftist Politician and Minister)
Li Andersson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Niklas Moisander
(Finnish Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Niklas Moisander
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Sirpa Lane
(Actress)
Sirpa Lane
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Birthdate: 1952 AD
Died: 1999 AD
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Rasmus Ristolainen
(Finnish Ice Hockey Player Who Plays as a Defenceman)
Rasmus Ristolainen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Mauno Koivisto
(Finland's 9th President Who Was Also a 2-Time Finnish Prime Minister)
Mauno Koivisto
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 25, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 12, 2017
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Kasper Hämäläinen
(Finnish Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Kasper Hämäläinen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Teemu Packalen
(Finnish Retired Mixed Martial Artist)
Teemu Packalen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Jonne Valtonen
(Finnish Orchestrator, Arranger, and Composer)
Jonne Valtonen
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
 14 
Johan Gadolin
(Finnish Physicist, Chemist, and Mineralogist Who Achieved Popularity for His Description of Yttrium)
Johan Gadolin
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 5, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 15, 1852
 15 
Fredrika Bremer
(Swedish Writer and Feminist Reformer)
Fredrika Bremer
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1801
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 31, 1865
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Robin
(Singer)
Robin
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Marco Casagrande
(Finnish Architect, Architectural-Theorist and Environmental Artist)
Marco Casagrande
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Erik Bryggman
(A Pioneer in Modernist Architecture in Finland Known for Designing Resurrection Chapel in Turku Cemetery)
Erik Bryggman
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 21, 1955