BirthdayJune 23, 1937
BirthplaceViipuri, Finland

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Martti Ahtisaari

    Full name: Martti Ahtisaari
    Also known as: Martti Ahtisaari, Ahtisaari, Martti
    Education: University of Oulu
    Professions: Former President of Finland and a UN diplomat and mediator

  2. Martti Ahtisaari Biography

    Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari (Finnish: [ˈmɑrtːi ˈoiʋɑ ˈkɑleʋi ˈɑħtiˌsɑːri] (13px ); born 23 June 1937) is a Finnish politician, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and United Nations diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work.Ahtisaari was a United Nations Special Envoy for Kosovo, charged with organizing Kosovo status process negotiations, aimed at resolving a long-running dispute in Kosovo, which declared its independence from Serbia in 2008. In October 2008, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for his efforts on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts". The Nobel statement said that Ahtisaari has played a prominent role in resolving many conflicts in Namibia; Aceh, Indonesia; Kosovo and Iraq, among other areas.

  3. Martti Ahtisaari Family

    Spouse: Eeva Hyvärinen

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