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 Ryti (3 February 1889 – 25 October 1956) was the fifth President of Finland, from 1940 to 1944. Ryti started his career as a politician in the field of economics and as a political background figure during the interwar period. He made a wide range of international contacts in the world of banking and within the framework of the League of Nations. Ryti served as Prime Minister during the Winter War and the Interim Peace. Later he served as President during the Continuation War.
1942, Finlande, Le Président finlandais Risto Ryti accueille Adolf Hitler à l'aéroport
Continuation War -Hitler, Marshal Mannerheim (Finnish Army chief) and Finnish President Ryti meet, Imatra — June 1942 Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vintage photo of Soldiers looking the tank engine during Winter war in Finland
Vintage photo of Soldiers looking the tank engine during Winter war in Finland. Man with hat is wartime president. Risto Ryti.
Viimeinen leposija - Risto Heikki Ryti
Prime Minister Risto Ryti speaking on the radio 18.8.1940. Pääministeri Risto Ryti pitämässä radiopuhetta studiossa.
Erilaisella päätöksellä tätä kuvaa ei ehkä olisi otettu. Tasavallan presidentti Risto Ryti tutkii karttoja adjutanttinsa Åke Slöörin kanssa syksyllä 1941.
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 presidentti nro 3. Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, 3. president of Finland, 1931-1937
Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Suomen tasavallan 6. presidentti 4.8.1944–4.3.1946, President of Finland
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), 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.
Finland in World War II
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)*
'Victory in Lapland', Finnish soldiers setting up a Finnish flag on the Norwegian border. Lapland War 1945.
12. Sauli Niinistö 24.8.1948 Salo, 2011. Elected as the twelth president in 2012. National Coalition Party (KOK).
Finnish infantry advancing towards the Finnish-Soviet border.