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Famous Poets from Finland

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

Examples include Kirsi Kunnas and Anni Sinnemäki.

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

Use this list of renowned Finnish poets to discover some new poets that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (9 items)
Anni Sinnemäki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Finland
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Anni Milja Maaria Sinnemäki (born 20 July 1973) is a Finnish politician and a member of the Finnish Parliament between 1999 and 2015, representing the Green League. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

Arvid Mörne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Finland
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Arvid Mörne (born 6 May 1876 in Kuopio, dead 15 June 1946 in Kauniainen) was a Finnish author and poet. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 70 (1876-1946)

Birthplace: Kuopio, Finland

Bertel Gripenberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Finland
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Bertel Gripenberg is a writer. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Jarl Robert Hemmer (18 September 1893 – 6 December 1944) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature eight times. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 51 (1893-1944)

Birthplace: Vaasa, Finland