alvar aalto

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (February Kuortane – May Helsinki) was a Finnish architect and designer. His work includes architecture, furniture, textiles and glassware.

Ulrika Eleonora church in Kristiinankaupunki, Finland is a wooden church built in 1700.

Ulrika Eleonora church in Kristiinankaupunki, Finland is a wooden church built…

The Tilkka Military Hospital, Helsinki. Designed by architect Olavi Sorrka and built in 1930

The Tilkka Military Hospital, Helsinki, Finland. Designed by architect Olavi Sortta, built in 1930

Beloved Jean Sibelius. The Famous Composer of Finlandia Hymn which is the real national anthem to many Finns.

Jean Sibelius composer of Finlandia Hymn which is the real national anthem to many Finns.

Finnish Mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War with Russia.

Finnish mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War.

Out on 10 June 2015: Ainola - The home of Jean and Aino Sibelius, Häkli, Esko…

Out on 10 June Ainola - The home of Jean and Aino Sibelius, Häkli, Esko…

Finnish women became the first in the world to have unrestricted rights both to vote and to stand for parliament. These 19 women were the first female MPs in the world. Women have continued to play a central role in the nation's politics ever since. Miina Sillanpää, a key figure in the worker's movement, became the first female minister in 1926.

13 of the 19 women elected to Eduskunta, Finnish Parliament in 1907 According to Irma Sulkunen, who has studied the history of women’s movements in Finland, the first formally organized civil associations started to emerge in Finland in the

Finland - 500 200 green 1949

Sauna: Binding of Bunches of Birch Branches (פינלנד) (Red Cross) Mi:FI 368

From 1842, the first photograph ever taken in Finland!

First Photograph Ever Snapped in Finland

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