Urho Kekkonen

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Preses[1]

Urho Kekkonen
Urho-Kekkonen-1977.jpg
8t Preses o Finland
In office
1 Mairch 1956 – 27 Januar 1982
Prime MeenisterKarl-August Fagerholm
V. J. Sukselainen
Rainer von Fieandt
Reino Kuuskoski
Martti Miettunen
Ahti Karjalainen
Johannes Virolainen
Rafael Paasio
Mauno Koivisto
Teuvo Aura
Kalevi Sorsa
Keijo Liinamaa
Precedit biJuho Kusti Paasikivi
Succeedit biMauno Koivisto
Prime Meenister o Finland
In office
20 October 1954 – 3 Mairch 1956
Precedit biRalf Törngren
Succeedit biKarl-August Fagerholm
In office
17 Mairch 1950 – 17 November 1953
Precedit biKarl-August Fagerholm
Succeedit biSakari Tuomioja
Meenister o the Interior
In office
12 Mairch 1937 – 1 December 1939
Precedit biYrjö Puhakka
Succeedit biErnst von Born
In office
17 Mairch 1950 – 17 Januar 1951
Precedit biAarre Simonen
Succeedit biV. J. Sukselainen
Meenister o Justice
In office
7 October 1936 – 12 Mairch 1937
Precedit biEmil Jatkola
Succeedit biArvi Ahmavaara
In office
17 November 1944 – 26 Mairch 1946
Precedit biErnst von Born
Succeedit biTeuvo Aura
In office
20 September 1951 – 22 September 1951
Precedit biTeuvo Aura
Succeedit biSven Högström
Meenister o Foreign Affairs
In office
26 November 1952 – 9 Julie 1953
Precedit biSakari Tuomioja
Succeedit biRalf Törngren
In office
5 Mey 1954 – 20 October 1954
Precedit biRalf Törngren
Succeedit biJohannes Virolainen
Speaker o the Finnish Parliament
In office
22 Julie 1948 – 21 Mairch 1950
Precedit biKarl-August Fagerholm
Succeedit biKarl-August Fagerholm
Personal details
Born3 September 1900(1900-09-03)
Pielavesi, Finland
Dee'd31 August 1986(1986-08-31) (aged 85)
Helsinki, Finland
NaitionalityFinnish
Poleetical pairtyAgrarian League 1933–1965: Centre Pairty 1965–1982
Hicht1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Spoose(s)Sylvi Salome Uino
BairnsMatti, Taneli
ResidenceTamminiemi
Alma materVarsity o Helsinki
ProfessionLawyer, polis officer, jurnalist
ReligionLutheran
Signatur

Urho Kaleva Kekkonen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈurɦo ˈkɑlɛʋɑ ˈkekːonɛn] ( listen); 3 September 1900 – 31 August 1986), wis a Finnish politeecian who served as Prime Meenister o Finland (1950–1953, 1954–1956) an later as the aichth an langest-servin Preses o Finland (1956–1982).[2] Kekkonen continued the “active neutrality” policy o his predecessor Preses Juho Kusti Paasikivi, a doctrine that came tae be kent as the “Paasikivi–Kekkonen line”, unner which Finland retained its unthirldom while maintainin extensive tred wi baith NATO members as well as those o the Warsaw Pact.

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  1. Courtesy title in Finland for umwhile Preses o the Republic
  2. "Ministerikortisto". Valtioneuvosto.