Fredrik Idestam

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Fredrik Idestam

Knut Fredrik Idestam (28 October 1838, Tyrväntö, Finland, Roushie8 Aprile 1916, Helsinki, Finland, Roushie) wis a Finnish minin ingineer an businessman, best kent as a foonder o Nokia.

In Mey 1865, Idestam obtained a permit tae big a grundwood paper mill at Tampere, Finland. The mill began operations in 1866. In 1871, Idestam an Leo Mechelin foondit Nokia Ltd. an flittit the company's operations tae the ceety o Nokia, Finland.

Idestam retired frae the management o the company in 1896.

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