Karl-August Fagerholm

1901 - 1984

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Karl-August Fagerholm (31 December 1901, in Siuntio – 22 May 1984, in Helsinki) was a Finnish politician. Fagerholm served as Speaker of Parliament and three times Prime Minister of Finland (1948–50, 1956–57, and 1958–59). Fagerholm became one of the leading politicians of the Social Democrats after the armistice in the Continuation War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl-August Fagerholm has received more than 60,185 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Karl-August Fagerholm is the 9,126th most popular politician (up from 9,431st in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Finland (down from 105th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Finnish Politician.

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Among politicians, Karl-August Fagerholm ranks 9,126 out of 19,576Before him are Gregory Pakourianos, Aulus Caecina Alienus, Nur Hassan Hussein, Abdallah ibn Tahir al-Khurasani, Marco Barbarigo, and Zhu of Xia. After him are Richomeres, Agustín Pedro Justo, Ramon Magsaysay, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este, Eudokia Ingerina, and Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg.

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Among people born in 1901, Karl-August Fagerholm ranks 117Before him are Hellmuth Stieff, Jean Prouvé, Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid, Robert J. Van de Graaff, Manuel Urrutia Lleó, and Hermann Priess. After him are Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt, Pavel Rotmistrov, Raúl Prebisch, György Orth, Vladimir Sofronitsky, and August Schmidhuber. Among people deceased in 1984, Karl-August Fagerholm ranks 90Before him are Ngô Đình Thục, Baba Sali, Cigerxwîn, Peter Lawford, William Powell, and Toni Turek. After him are Alexis Korner, Aurelio Peccei, Tim, Kevin A. Lynch, Lee Krasner, and Nodar Dumbadze.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Karl-August Fagerholm ranks 106 out of 751Before him are Fredrika Bremer (1801), Mauritz Stiller (1883), Alexander von Nordmann (1803), Renny Harlin (1959), Jörn Donner (1933), and Nils-Aslak Valkeapää (1943). After him are Oskar Merikanto (1868), Mika Salo (1966), Matti Vanhanen (1955), Anders Chydenius (1729), Lauri Ingman (1868), and Matti Pellonpää (1951).

Among POLITICIANS In Finland

Among politicians born in Finland, Karl-August Fagerholm ranks 25Before him are Pekka Haavisto (1958), Aimo Cajander (1879), Tapio Wirkkala (1915), Sanna Marin (1985), Arvid Horn (1664), and Väinö Tanner (1881). After him are Matti Vanhanen (1955), Lauri Ingman (1868), Eero Mäntyranta (1937), Harri Holkeri (1937), Mauno Pekkala (1890), and Antti Rinne (1962).