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

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

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Charles Franti

Charles Franti is the father of Michael Franti. ...more on Wikipedia

Ilkka Hanski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Professors from Finland
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Ilkka A. Hanski ForMemRS is a Finnish scientist, working in the field of ecology, at the University of Helsinki, Finland. The Metapopulation Research Group led by Hanski has been nominated as a Center of Excellence by the Academy of Finland. The group studies species living in fragmented landscapes and attempts to advance such research of metapopulation ecology that can be applied to preserving nature. Metapopulation ecology itself studies populations of plants and animals which are separated in space by occupying patches. Ilkka Hanski took his Bachelor's degree and Licentiate's degree in the University of Helsinki in 1976 and Doctoral degree from the University of Oxford in 1979. He was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Lempäälä, Finland

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Kati Outinen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Professors from Finland
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Anna Katriina "Kati" Outinen is a Finnish actress who has often played leading female roles in Aki Kaurismäki's films. Outinen was born in Helsinki. Having studied under Jouko Turkka during her "reign" of drama studies in Finland, she nevertheless has never been associated with the "turkkalaisuus" school of acting methodology. Her breakthrough role was as a tough girl in the generational classic youth film Täältä tullaan elämä by Tapio Suominen. In 1984, she appeared in Aikalainen. Besides a strong domestic reputation gained through a widely varied list of roles in theater and television drama, film director Aki Kaurismäki's films have brought Outinen international attention and even ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

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Matti Lehtinen is a singer, actor and professor. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 95

Birthplace: Lappeenranta, Finland

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