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Finland ranks 30th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Greece, Switzerland, and Romania. Memorable people born in present day Finland include Alvar Aalto, Jean Sibelius, and Simo Häyhä. Memorable people who died in Finland include Alvar Aalto, Jean Sibelius, and Simo Häyhä. Finland has been the birth place of many athletes, and politicians and the death place of many athletes, and politicians.

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east, with the Gulf of Bothnia to the west and the Gulf of Finland to the south, opposite Estonia. Finland covers an area of 338,145 square kilometres (130,559 sq mi) and has a population of 5.6 million. Helsinki is the capital and largest city. The vast majority of the population are ethnic Finns. Finnish and Swedish are the official languages, with Swedish being the native language of 5.2% of the population. Finland's climate varies from humid continental in the south to boreal in the north. The land cover is predominantly boreal forest biome, with more than 180,000 recorded lakes. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1432 and 2001, present day Finland was the birth place of 751 globally memorable people, including Alvar Aalto, Jean Sibelius, and Simo Häyhä. Additionaly, 309 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Finland including Alvar Aalto, Jean Sibelius, and Simo Häyhä.

People Born in Present Day Finland

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People Deceased in Present Day Finland

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Finland were athletes (115), politicians (111), soccer players (72), hockey players (72), and skiers (54),  while most who died were athletes (75), politicians (61), writers (29), wrestlers (14), and military personnels (11).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Finland, including Jari Litmanen, Sami Hyypiä, and Aulis Rytkönen. Whereas, throughout history, athletes have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Finland, including Paavo Nurmi, Hannes Kolehmainen, and Ville Ritola.

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Overlapping Lives

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