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Siuronkosken partaalla - Nokian kaupunki

Siuronkosken partaalla - Nokian kaupunki

Mika Waltari  Famous Finnish author, recommended by Burton of HIM

allthingsfinnish: Mika Waltari Famous Finnish author, recommended by Burton of HIM (via TumbleOn)

Arvo Ylppö, groundbreaking Finnish doctor who was born dirt poor and managed to turn the healthcare for pregnant women and infants to the best in the world.

Arvo Ylppö, groundbreaking Finnish doctor who was born dirt poor and managed to turn the healthcare for pregnant women and infants to the best in the world.

Jean Sibelius | Composer of the later Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity. His mastery of the orchestra has been described as "prodigious" | Finland | 1865 - 1957

Jean Sibelius - Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity. Photo by Yousuf Karsh, 1945

Aaro Hellaakoski keväällä 1913.

Aaro Hellaakoski Finnish poet whose work includes some of the earliest examples of modernism in Finnish literature

Wivi Lönn (20 May 1872 – 27 December 1966) was the first woman in Finland who got a degree in architecture. Also the first woman to be awarded the honorary title of "Professor" by the Finnish Association of Architects. Especially known as a great school designer.

Wivi Lönn May 1872 – 27 December was the first woman in Finland who got a degree in architecture. Also the first woman to be awarded the honorary title of "Professor" by the Finnish Association of Architects. Especially known as a great school designer.

Finnish president Taina Hailonen in a reproduction based on textile and jewelry finds in a grave at Eura, Finland, dated to approximately 1000 C.E

♢♢♢ Finland's former president Tarja Halonen wearing a folk dress from Eura, Finland. ♢♢♢ Finnish president Taina Hailonen in a reproduction based on textile and jewelry finds in a grave at Eura, Finland, dated to approximately 1000 C.

Katerina K.Shtanko "Finnish Folk Tales"

Ukrainian artist / Катерина Штанко / Fairy Tales illustrated by Catherine Shtanko

A Finnish young woman, photo is taken in Turku (Åbo) Finland, by Aug.Schuffert

A Finnish young woman, photo is taken in Turku (Åbo) Finland, by Aug.

The wedding of the Gipsy King's son (very rich) Kalle Hagert to a Finnish girl (she is a full Finn model), was a big event in the 1959.Allan Hagert (1939 - 1999) was a Finnish businessman, a member of the important family of the Roma.He was married with a Finnish woman Tuula Saarto. Allan Hagert was  a chairman of the Finnish Roma Association.

Books from Finland is a journal of writing from and about Finland.

Finnish winter warriors 1939 by Leif Söderman

Finnish winter warriors 1939 by Leif Söderman, granddad GEORGE SALO did to with skis.

Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877) with his wife on the left, in 1846. He was a Finnish poet, teacher, journalist and professor.

Johan Ludvig Runeberg with his wife on the left, in He was a Finnish poet, teacher, journalist and professor.

Our Only May Amelia - my absolute favorite book as a child.

As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in FIC

1893 Finnish Glee Club of Calumet, Michigan -from "Keweenaw Ethnic Groups--The Finns" from the Michigan Tech University Archives...*Click for an interesting look at early Copper Country immigration, mining, and farming, including a mention of my family's roots: "...(he) immigrated to Baraga County, founding an agricultural settlement known as Kyro, after his place of birth in Finland, and later renamed Pelkie."

An Interior Ellis Island - Keweenaw Ethnic Groups - The Finns

Kalevala - is a 19th-century work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lönnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology. The Kalevala played an instrumental role in the development of the Finnish national identity, the intensification of Finland's language strife and the growing sense of nationality that ultimately led to Finland's independence from Russia in 1917.

The Kalevala (the Finnish national epic)-- Elias Lönnrot