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List of famous politicians from Finland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Finnish politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Finnish politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Finland and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Finland, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different politicians, including Kari Rajamäki and Ari Vatanen.

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Alexander Stubb is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 50
Cai-Göran Alexander Stubb is a Finnish politician who has been Prime Minister of Finland and leader of the National Coalition Party since 2014. From 2004 to 2008, Stubb was a Member of the ...more

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Anne Holmlund is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Anne Holmlund age 54
Anne Elisabeth Holmlund is a Finnish politician and Interior Minister of Finland since 2007 until 2011. She has been a Member of Parliament for the National Coalition Party since 2002.

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Anni Sinnemäki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 45
Anni Milja Maaria Sinnemäki is a Finnish politician and a member of the Finnish Parliament between 1999 and 2015, representing the Green League. She was first elected to the parliament in ...more

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Ari Vatanen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 66
Ari Pieti Uolevi Vatanen is a Finnish rally driver turned politician and Member of the European Parliament 1999–2009. Vatanen won the World Rally Championship drivers' title in 1981 and the ...more

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Carl Enckell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Carl Enckell Died at 83 (1876-1959)
Carl Enckell was a Finnish politician, officer and diplomat. He was the first representative of independent Finland in Saint Petersburg. On several occasions he served as the Finnish foreign ...more

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Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Died at 84 (1867-1951)
Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim was a Finnish military leader and statesman. Mannerheim served as the military leader of the Whites in the Finnish Civil War, Regent of Finland, ...more

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Edwin Linkomies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Died at 69 (1894-1963)
Edwin Johannes Hildegard Linkomies was Prime Minister of Finland from March 1943 to August 1944, and one of the seven politicians sentenced to five and a half years in prison as allegedly ...more

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Eero Heinäluoma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 63
Eero Olavi Heinäluoma is the current Speaker of the Parliament of Finland. A former chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party, he was replaced in the party's leadership by Jutta ...more

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Eija-Riitta Korhola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Eija-Riitta Korhola age 59
Eija-Riitta Korhola is a Finnish politician and former Member of the European Parliament, first with the Finnish Christian Democrats 1999–2003 and then with the National Coalition Party, both ...more

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Erkki Tuomioja is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 72
Erkki Sakari Tuomioja is the Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs and a member of the Finnish Parliament. Tuomioja is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Finland, although his political ...more

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Hannu Takkula is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Hannu Takkula age 55
Hannu Takkula is a Finnish politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Centre Party of Finland. His work focuses mainly on the areas of Education, Culture, Sports, Foreign ...more

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Johanna Karimäki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Johanna Karimäki age 45
Johanna Karimäki is a Finnish politician representing the Green League. She was elected to the Finnish Parliament in the parliamentary election of March 2007. She has also been a member of ...more

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Johanna Sumuvuori is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Johanna Sumuvuori age 42
Sari Johanna Sumuvuori is a Finnish politician and former member of Finnish Parliament, representing the Green League. She was first elected as a substitute member to the parliament in 2003, and ...more

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Jörn Donner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 85
Jörn Donner is a writer, film director, film producer. politician, actor and film editor.

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Juha Mieto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 69
Juha Iisakki Mieto is a Finnish former cross country skier who competed during the 1970s and 1980s. He won five medals at the Winter Olympics, including gold in the relay in the 1976 Winter ...more

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Juho Kusti Paasikivi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Juho Kusti Paasikivi Died at 86 (1870-1956)
Juho Kusti Paasikivi was the seventh President of Finland. Representing the Finnish Party and the National Coalition Party, he also served as Prime Minister of Finland, and was an influential ...more

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Jussi Halla-aho is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 47
Jussi Kristian Halla-aho is a Finnish Slavic linguist, blogger and a politician for the Finns Party who has become well known for his essays criticising the humanitarian immigration and ...more

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Jussi Niinistö is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Jussi Niinistö age 48
Jussi Niinistö is a Finnish politician and member of Finnish Parliament, representing the True Finns. He was elected to Finnish Parliament in 2011. He is a military historian, a docent of ...more

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Jutta Urpilainen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 43
Jutta Pauliina Urpilainen is a former Minister of Finance of Finland. She was the chairperson of the Social Democratic Party of Finland from 2008 to 2014. She was elected in June 2008 as the ...more

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Jyrki Kasvi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 54
Jyrki Jouko Juhani Kasvi is a Finnish politician. He has been a member of the Finnish Parliament, representing the Green League. In the Parliament he was most active in the Committee for the ...more

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Jyrki Katainen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 47
Jyrki Tapani Katainen is the European Commission Vice-president for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness. Katainen was the Prime Minister of Finland from 2011 to June 2014 and chairman ...more

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Kalle Könkkölä is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Kalle Könkkölä age 68
Kalle Könkkölä is a Finnish politician and the first chairperson of the Green League. He was a member the Finnish Parliament in 1983-1987. Könkkölä has been ...more

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Kari Rajamäki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Kari Rajamäki age 70
Kari Juhani Rajamäki is a Finnish politician from the Social Democratic Party and a former Minister of the Interior. Rajamäki has been MP since 1983 and represents Southern Savonia. ...more

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Lasse Virén is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
age 69
Lasse Artturi Virén is a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics. Born in Myrskylä, Finland, Virén recaptured the ...more

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Lauri Heikkilä is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Finland
Lauri Heikkilä age 61
Lauri Heikkilä is a Finnish politician and member of Finnish Parliament, representing the True Finns. He was elected to Finnish Parliament in 2011. He is a lecturer of micro electronics in ...more