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Pehr Evind Svinhufvud

1861 - 1944

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Pehr Evind Svinhufvud af Qvalstad (Finland Swedish: [ˈpæːr ˈeːvind ˈsviːnhʉːvʉd]; 15 December 1861 – 29 February 1944) was the third president of Finland from 1931 to 1937. Serving as a lawyer, judge, and politician in the Russian Grand Duchy of Finland, he played a major role in the movement for Finnish independence, he was one who presented the Declaration of Independence to the Parliament. In 1917–1918, Svinhufvud was the first Head of State of independent Finland, first as Chairman of the Senate and subsequently as Protector of State or Regent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pehr Evind Svinhufvud has received more than 178,072 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Pehr Evind Svinhufvud is the 2,597th most popular politician (up from 2,680th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Finland (up from 23rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Finnish Politician.

Pehr Evind Svinhufvud was the president of Finland from 1919 to 1925. He is most famous for his role in the Civil War of 1918, which started when the Finnish Parliament declared independence from Russia.

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Among politicians, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud ranks 2,597 out of 15,577Before him are Jules Ferry, Emperor Higashiyama, Sergei Witte, Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia, Gim Yu-sin, and Nikola Pašić. After him are Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, Maria Christina of Austria, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Ladislaus of Naples, Empress Meishō, and Calchas.

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Among people born in 1861, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud ranks 20Before him are Halford Mackinder, Georgy Lvov, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Aristide Maillol, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, and H. H. Holmes. After him are Maximilian von Spee, Antoine Bourdelle, Italo Svevo, José Rizal, Ranavalona III, and Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby. Among people deceased in 1944, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud ranks 43Before him are Antanas Smetona, Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Werner von Haeften, Gustav Bauer, Hilma af Klint, and Giovanni Gentile. After him are Emilio De Bono, Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony, Max Jacob, Friedrich Dollmann, Hans-Valentin Hube, and Eduard Dietl.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud ranks 22 out of 642Before him are Artturi Ilmari Virtanen (1895), Elias Lönnrot (1802), George Gaynes (1917), Arto Paasilinna (1942), Ragnar Granit (1900), and Helene Schjerfbeck (1862). After him are Aki Kaurismäki (1957), Johan Gadolin (1760), Otto Wille Kuusinen (1881), Mikael Agricola (1510), Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865), and Vissarion Belinsky (1811).

Among POLITICIANS In Finland

Among politicians born in Finland, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud ranks 8Before him are Sauli Niinistö (1948), Tarja Halonen (1943), Urho Kekkonen (1900), Juho Kusti Paasikivi (1870), Risto Ryti (1889), and Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia (1917). After him are Otto Wille Kuusinen (1881), Mauno Koivisto (1923), Kyösti Kallio (1873), Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (1865), Hjalmar Siilasvuo (1892), and Antti Aarne (1867).