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A country that honours blueberry pie on its stamps? I think I love Finland more than ever.

A country that honours blueberry pie on its stamps? I think I love Finland more than ever.

Suomen maisema-alueet (tietoa + kuvia + kartta).

Suomen maisema-alueet (tietoa + kuvia + kartta).

Finland’s resistance to Russification took many forms. It can even be seen in postal history.  This postcard depicts a Finnish woman with a lion on her breast and Lex, the Finnish law at her side. It also illustrates with subtle symbolism the rising sun, a clear reference to Japan, who defeated the Russians in the Japanese/Russian war in 1904-05.

Finland’s resistance to Russification took many forms. It can even be seen in postal history. This postcard depicts a Finnish woman with a lion on her breast and Lex, the Finnish law at her side. It also illustrates with subtle symbolism the rising sun, a clear reference to Japan, who defeated the Russians in the Japanese/Russian war in 1904-05.

The Finnic - i.e. Baltic Finnic - languages (In Finnish: Itämerensuomalaiset kielet - In Estonian: Läänemeresoome keeled) are a branch of the Uralic language family spoken by about 7 million people. Most linguistics agree that there are 7 distinct languages in the Finnic language branch: Finnish, Estonian, Karelian, Vepsian, Ingrian, Votian and Livonian.

The Finnic - i.e. Baltic Finnic - languages (In Finnish: Itämerensuomalaiset kielet - In Estonian: Läänemeresoome keeled) are a branch of the Uralic language family spoken by about 7 million people. Most linguistics agree that there are 7 distinct languages in the Finnic language branch: Finnish, Estonian, Karelian, Vepsian, Ingrian, Votian and Livonian.

Artist Eero Järnefelt (1863-1937), 1922 The president of Finland Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867-1951)

Artist Eero Järnefelt (1863-1937), 1922 The president of Finland Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867-1951)

Suomen presidentti nro 3. Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, 3. president of Finland, 1931-1937

Suomen presidentti nro 3. Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, 3. president of Finland, 1931-1937

Marsalkka Carl Gustav Mannerheim - Viipuri 1939

Marsalkka Carl Gustav Mannerheim - Viipuri 1939

Marsalkka C.G Mannerheim. 1940's

Marsalkka C.G Mannerheim. 1940's

Peace of Tartu - Finnish-Russian border, 1920. Petsamo (in red) became Finnish, whilst Repola and Porajärvi (green) were handed back to Soviet Russia.

Peace of Tartu - Finnish-Russian border, 1920. Petsamo (in red) became Finnish, whilst Repola and Porajärvi (green) were handed back to Soviet Russia.


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Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Suomen tasavallan 6. presidentti 4.8.1944–4.3.1946, President of Finland

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Suomen tasavallan 6. presidentti 4.8.1944–4.3.1946, President of Finland

SUOMEN RAJAT-rauhat 1323-1944.

SUOMEN RAJAT-rauhat 1323-1944.

Lauri Kristian Relander (May 31, 1883 – February 9, 1942) was the second President of Finland (1925–1931). A prominent member of the Agrarian League, he served as a member of Parliament, and as Speaker, before his election as President.

Lauri Kristian Relander (May 31, 1883 – February 9, 1942) was the second President of Finland (1925–1931). A prominent member of the Agrarian League, he served as a member of Parliament, and as Speaker, before his election as President.

Suomen presidentit

Suomen presidentit

President of Finland Sauli Niinistö  (born 24 August 1948)  * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sauli_Niinist%C3%B6

President of Finland Sauli Niinistö (born 24 August 1948) * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sauli_Niinist%C3%B6

4. Kyösti Kallio, the fourth President of Finland (1937–1940). He was a prominent leader of the Agrarian League, and served as Prime Minister four times and Speaker of the Parliament six times

4. Kyösti Kallio, the fourth President of Finland (1937–1940). He was a prominent leader of the Agrarian League, and served as Prime Minister four times and Speaker of the Parliament six times

Juho Kusti Paasikivi ([ˈjuɦo ˈkusti ˈpɑːsiˌkiʋi]; November 27, 1870 – December 14, 1956) was the seventh President of Finland (1946–1956). Representing the Finnish Party and the National Coalition Party, he also served as Prime Minister of Finland (1918 and 1944–1946),[1] and was generally an influential figure in Finnish economics and politics for over fifty years. He is particularly remembered as a main architect of Finland's foreign policy after the Second World War.

Juho Kusti Paasikivi ([ˈjuɦo ˈkusti ˈpɑːsiˌkiʋi]; November 27, 1870 – December 14, 1956) was the seventh President of Finland (1946–1956). Representing the Finnish Party and the National Coalition Party, he also served as Prime Minister of Finland (1918 and 1944–1946),[1] and was generally an influential figure in Finnish economics and politics for over fifty years. He is particularly remembered as a main architect of Finland's foreign policy after the Second World War.

Martti Ahtisaari, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000). On 10 October 2008 Ahtisaari was announced as that year's recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. --- *Birthday 23 June (1937)*

Martti Ahtisaari, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000). On 10 October 2008 Ahtisaari was announced as that year's recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. --- *Birthday 23 June (1937)*

Risto Heikki Ryti (3 February 1889 – 25 October 1956) was the fifth President of Finland, from 1940 to 1944. Ryti served as Prime Minister during the Winter War and the Interim Peace. Later he served as President during the Continuation War. After the war, Ryti was the main defendant in the Finnish War-responsibility trials.

Risto Heikki Ryti (3 February 1889 – 25 October 1956) was the fifth President of Finland, from 1940 to 1944. Ryti served as Prime Minister during the Winter War and the Interim Peace. Later he served as President during the Continuation War. After the war, Ryti was the main defendant in the Finnish War-responsibility trials.

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (January 28, 1865 – September 22, 1952) was a Finnish jurist and academic, who played a central role in the drafting of the Constitution of Finland in 1919. He was the first President of Finland (1919–1925) and a nationalist liberal.

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (January 28, 1865 – September 22, 1952) was a Finnish jurist and academic, who played a central role in the drafting of the Constitution of Finland in 1919. He was the first President of Finland (1919–1925) and a nationalist liberal.

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