Kekkonen


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Kekkonen

(Finnish ˈkɛkkɔnɛn)
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(Biography) Urho (ˈurhɔ). (1900–86), Finnish statesman; president (1956–81)
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Former Finnish president Urho Kekkonen was clearly taken with the place and, in the 1970s, purchased a sturdy pine cabin outside the 300-person village as a private retreat, where powerful guests included Yasser Arafat, Moshe Dayan of Israel, President Ford of the US and King Hussein of Jordan.
Nonetheless, he made a full recovery and in the post-war years, became a moose hunter and dog breeder of some repute, often serving as a guide for Finnish president Urho Kekkonen, who, like many of his fellow Finns, was an ardent hunter and outdoorsman.
All along, through their Lutheran faith and their pragmatic realism and through good leadership, from the great general of the Winter War and then president, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, followed by Urho Kekkonen and Mauno Koivisto the Finns have exemplified the difference between real victory and short-term conventional defeat.
Urho kekkonen national park kemihaara: Alexander kopf 2.
Last time that churches around the country joined to ring bells was at the funeral of Finland's former president Urho Kaleva Kekkonen in 1986.
Based on a remark Brezhnev made in his work notebooks during the meeting of the Presidium of the Central Committee on 13-14 October 1964 that ousted Khrushchev, Brezhnev took offense at his boss for poking fun at him for planting a kiss on Kekkonen when Brezhnev visited Helsinki in September 1961 ("I worked in the Pres, for 4 years and 4 months.
The wilderness Urho Kekkonen National Park, a 90- minute flight from Helsinki, is a winter wonderland where you can traverse the frosty landscape on a reindeer- pulled sled, or go cross- country skiing on the SaariselkEn trails.
But, with the Ryans staying consistent, it was left up to Raila Kekkonen and Veiko Karhu of Finnair to challenge the leaders.
By the time he resigned, Kekkonen had served as President for 26 consecutive years, and would have likely ruled even longer had poor health not forced him to step down.
Erst mit dem uberraschenden Besuch des finnischen Prasidenten Urho Kekkonen in Sowjet-Estland im Fruhjahr 1964 kam etwas Licht durch diesen schwarzen Vorhang, was in der Aufnahme eines regelmassigen Fahrverkehrs zwischen Helsinki und Tallinn gipfelte.
Whichever the case, construction of the Soviet image in the Finnish press has been connected to official foreign policy and especially to President Urho Kekkonen during his long term in office (1956-1981).