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List of notable or famous journalists from Finland, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Finland and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Finland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Finnish journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Finland is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Oras Tynkkynen and Matti Vanhanen.

This historic journalists from Finland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Finnish journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Finland?" These prominent journalists of Finland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Finnish journalists.

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Armas Äikiä was a Finnish communist writer and journalist. He wrote the Anthem of Karelo-Finnish SSR. A citizen of two countries, who had several collection of poems published in the Soviet Union. Äikiä was one of the few Finnish exile writers and politicians who in the 1930s and 1940s avoided Stalin's terror and forced labour camps. Back in Finland, when the Communist Party was banned, he spent years in prison and wrote defiant poems. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 61 (1904-1965)

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Benedict Zilliacus was a Swedish-speaking Finnish journalist, author, scriptwriter and translator. Zilliacus was born in Helsinki, Finland. He wrote screenplays for many movies, including Etulinjan edessä, which he wrote together with Stefan Forss. In the 1950s and 1960s, he wrote a revue for the Swedish theater Lilla Teatern in Helsinki every other year, or sometimes more often; the show became very popular. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 92 (1921-2013)

Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

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Eino Leino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Finland
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Eino Leino was a Finnish poet and journalist and is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry. His poems combine modern and Finnish folk elements. The style of much of his work is like the Kalevala and folk songs. Nature, love, and despair are frequent themes in Leino's work. He is beloved and widely read in Finland today. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 48 (1878-1926)

Birthplace: Paltamo, Finland

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Hannu Karpo is a famous Finnish reporter who hosted his own show, Karpolla on asiaa, from 1981-2007. He was a reporter for Yleisradio from 1961 to 1981 before moving over to the competing network. His own show was produced by his privately owned Pallosalama Oy production company which he founded in 1970. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Finland, Helsinki

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