Kalevi Sorsa

1930 - 2004

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Taisto Kalevi Sorsa (21 December 1930 – 16 January 2004) was a Finnish politician who served as Prime Minister of Finland three times: 1972–1975, 1977–1979 and 1982–1987. At the time of his death he still held the record for most days of incumbency as prime minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kalevi Sorsa has received more than 46,064 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Kalevi Sorsa is the 10,037th most popular politician (down from 9,308th in 2019), the 122nd most popular biography from Finland (down from 110th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Finnish Politician.

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Among politicians, Kalevi Sorsa ranks 10,037 out of 15,710Before him are Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, Mari Alkatiri, Bak Jungyang, Francisco Javier Castaños, 1st Duke of Bailén, Marcus Aurelius Cotta, and Pharasmanes II of Iberia. After him are Sihathor, Wincenty Witos, Umar Shaikh Mirza II, Leyla Zana, Ollanta Humala, and Azali Assoumani.

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Among people born in 1930, Kalevi Sorsa ranks 242Before him are Lawrence Eagleburger, Ryszard Kukliński, Ken Naganuma, Bora Kostić, Marisol Escobar, and Philip Bosco. After him are Yi-Fu Tuan, José Ramón Machado Ventura, Liliana Segre, Pierre Vidal-Naquet, Lois Smith, and Thomas Sowell. Among people deceased in 2004, Kalevi Sorsa ranks 123Before him are Tiziano Terzani, Helmut Griem, Jacques Georges, Ryszard Kukliński, Antonio Gades, and John Peel. After him are Carvalho Leite, Dimebag Darrell, Carlo Rustichelli, Sekiji Sasano, Miklós Fehér, and Mitsuteru Yokoyama.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Kalevi Sorsa ranks 122 out of 509Before him are Matti Vanhanen (1955), Aarre Merikanto (1893), Kaija Saariaho (1952), Gunnar Höckert (1910), Ilmari Salminen (1902), and Mauno Pekkala (1890). After him are Eero Mäntyranta (1937), Mika Kaurismäki (1955), Erik Heinrichs (1890), Gustaf Molander (1888), Johan Wilhelm Rangell (1894), and Juho Vennola (1872).

Among POLITICIANS In Finland

Among politicians born in Finland, Kalevi Sorsa ranks 29Before him are Antti Rinne (1962), Lauri Ingman (1868), Karl-August Fagerholm (1901), Gustaf John Ramstedt (1873), Matti Vanhanen (1955), and Mauno Pekkala (1890). After him are Eero Mäntyranta (1937), Johan Wilhelm Rangell (1894), Juho Vennola (1872), Toivo Mikael Kivimäki (1886), Harald Öhquist (1891), and Eemil Nestor Setälä (1864).