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Finland ranks 32nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Romania, Egypt, and Croatia. Memorable people born in present day Finland include Jean Sibelius, Simo Häyhä, and Alvar Aalto. Memorable people who died in Finland include Jean Sibelius, Simo Häyhä, and Alvar Aalto. Finland has been the birth place of many politicians and athletes and the death place of many politicians and athletes.

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It shares land borders with Sweden to the west, Russia to the east, and Norway to the north, and is defined by the Gulf of Bothnia to the west and the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea across Estonia to the south. Finland covers an area of 338,455 square kilometres (130,678 sq mi), with a population of 5.5 million. Helsinki is the country's capital and largest city, but together with the neighboring cities of Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa, it forms a larger metropolitan area. Finnish, the native language of the Finns, is among the few Finnic languages in the world. The climate varies relative to latitude, from the southern humid continental climate to the northern boreal climate. The land cover is primarily a boreal forest biome, with more than 180,000 recorded lakes. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1510 and 1998, present day Finland was the birth place of 509 globally memorable people, including Jean Sibelius, Simo Häyhä, and Alvar Aalto. Additionaly, 208 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Finland including Jean Sibelius, Simo Häyhä, and Alvar Aalto.

People Born in Present Day Finland

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People Deceased in Present Day Finland

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Newly Added People Deceased in Present Day Finland

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Most individuals born in present day Finland were politicians (85), athletes (67), soccer players (40), skiers (39), and hockey players (35),  while most who died were politicians (51), athletes (42), writers (25), composers (9), and military personnels (6).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Finland, including Sauli Niinistö, Tarja Halonen, and Mauno Koivisto. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Finland, including Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Sauli Niinistö, and Tarja Halonen.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Finland since 1700.