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Finland ranks 30th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Switzerland, Hungary, 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 politicians and athletes and the death place of many athletes and politicians.

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It shares land borders with 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 across Estonia to the south. Finland covers an area of 338,455 square kilometres (130,678 sq mi) with a population of 5.6 million. Helsinki is the capital and largest city, forming a larger metropolitan area with the neighbouring cities of Espoo, Kauniainen, and Vantaa. The vast majority of the population are ethnic Finns. Finnish, alongside Swedish, are the official languages. Swedish is the native language of 5.2% of the population. Finland's climate varies from humid continental in the south to the boreal in the north. The land cover is primarily a boreal forest biome, with more than 180,000 recorded lakes. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1510 and 1999, present day Finland was the birth place of 642 globally memorable people, including Alvar Aalto, Jean Sibelius, and Simo Häyhä. Additionaly, 269 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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Most individuals born in present day Finland were politicians (121), athletes (99), soccer players (53), skiers (48), and writers (40),  while most who died were athletes (66), politicians (63), writers (27), wrestlers (11), and composers (9).

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.