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Tasavallan presidentti Sauli Niinistö ja rouva Jenni Haukio. Copyright: MTV Oy

The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö and his wife Jenni Haukio. Sauli Niinistö (born 24 August is the President of Finland, in office since

Finland

beautiful stamp Suomi Finland 5 M postage poste timbre finlande selo francobolli finlandia postage poste porto franco sellos 邮票 芬兰 почтовая марка Финляндия yóupiào Fēnlán timbre stamp selo franco bollo postage porto sellos marka briefmarke Finnland

Harvinainen postikortti 1900-luvun alusta. Suomi-neito ja leijonalippu sekä Suomen vaakuna. Oikeassa kulmassa topeliaaninen, sinivalkoinen lippu.

Harvinainen postikortti 1900-luvun alusta. Suomi-neito ja leijonalippu sekä Suomen vaakuna. Oikeassa kulmassa topeliaaninen, sinivalkoinen lippu.

Suomi-neito

Suomi-neito

Emese's Dream, the legend of the conception of Prince Álmos, is one of the earliest known tales from Hungarian history ( dated 820-997). Emese was impregnated by a turul bird, who appeared to her in a dream & told her that from her womb a great river would begin & flow out over strange lands. Dream interpreters said this meant that she would give birth to a son who would lead his people, & that her descendants would be glorious kings. Álmos' name comes from the Hungarian word álom (dream).

Hyökkäys/ The attack - Eetu Isto In the famous painting HyÖKKÄyS by EEtU IsTO, the Finnish maiden is being attacked by the Russian eagle, which is tearing away the law book.

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.

Vintage Finnish postcard depicting woman with national symbol of a lion on her chest and Lex, the Finnish Law at her side, subtle reference to Finland's resistance to Russification.

The Maiden of Finland - Suomi-neito - is the national personification of Finland. She has been usually pictured as a young beautiful woman with blonde hair and blue eyes - wearing some form of Finnish national dress or a blue and white dress - or sometimes a dress with red and yellow heraldic colors which are present in the coat of arms of Finland.

The Finnic - i. Baltic Finnic - languages (In Finnish: Itämerensuomalaiset kielet - In Estonian: Läänemeresoome keeled) are a branch of the Uralic language family spoken by about

Vuoria pitää jättää hattuun kiinni noin parin sentin suikale koko ympärysmitalta.

Vuoria pitää jättää hattuun kiinni noin parin sentin suikale koko ympärysmitalta.