BirthdayDecember 15, 1861

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Pehr Evind Svinhufvud

    Full name: Pehr Evind Svinhufvud
    Also known as: Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Svinhufvud, Pehr Evind, P. E. Svinhufvud
    Education: Imperial Alexander University
    Professions: President of Finland
    Nationality: Finnish

  2. Pehr Evind Svinhufvud Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 29th of February, 1944 (Age: 82)

  3. Pehr Evind Svinhufvud Biography

    Pehr Evind Svinhufvud af Qvalstad (commonly P. E. Svinhufvud), December 15, 1861 – February 29, 1944) was the third President of Finland from 1931 to 1937. Serving as a lawyer, judge, and politician in the Russian Grand Duchy of Finland, he played a major role in the movement for Finnish independence. In 1917–1918, Svinhufvud was the first Head of State of independent Finland, first as Chairman of the Senate and subsequently as Protector of State or Regent. He also served as Prime Minister from 1930 to 1931.As a conservative who was strong in his opposition to communism and the Left in general, Svinhufvud did not become a President embraced by all the people, although as the amiable Ukko-Pekka (Old Man Pekka), he did enjoy wide popularity.

  4. Pehr Evind Svinhufvud Family

    Spouse: Ellen Timgren
    Childrens: Pehr Yngve, Ilmo Gretel, Aino Mary Alfthan, Eino Gustaf, Arne Bertel and Veikko Eivind

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