Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "
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
Martti Ahtisaari Former President of the Republic of Finland and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Martti Ahtisaari is noted for his international peace work and is a mediator and diplomat of the United Nations
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (January 1865 – September was a Finnish jurist and academic, who played a central role in the drafting of the Constitution of Finland in He was the first President of Finland and a nationalist liberal.
Suomen presidentti nro Juho Kusti Paasikivi b. Hämeenkoski Helsinki, Elected as president by the Parliament in 1946 and re-elected by electoral college in seventh president of Finland The National Coalition Party (KOK).
Suomen presidentti nro Mauno Henrik Koivisto, born November 1923 Turku, is a Finnish politician who served as the ninth President of Finland from 1982 to He also served as Prime Minister and He was the first Social Democrat to be elected as President.
Areas ceded by Finland to the Soviet Union after the Winter War in 1940 and the Continuation War in The Porkkala land lease was returned to Finland in Finland covered an area of approximately sq mi) before the handover