Finland ranks 1,968th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Sanremo, Albi, and Kos. Memorable people born in Finland include Aki Kaurismäki, Mika Kaurismäki, and Sami Vänskä. Memorable people who died in Finland include Erik Heinrichs, Gunnar Nordström, and Harri Larva. Finland has been the birth place of many film directors and musicians and the death place of many athletes and military personnels. Finland is located in Finland.
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 5.5 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. 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 1955 and 1977, Finland was the birth place of 6 globally memorable people, including Aki Kaurismäki, Mika Kaurismäki, and Sami Vänskä. Additionaly, 5 globally memorable people have passed away in Finland including Erik Heinrichs, Gunnar Nordström, and Harri Larva.