Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Mannerheimintie 30
(Eduskuntatalo - Parliament building)

P.E. Svinhufvud

Pehr Evind Svinhufvud af Qvalstad
Sääksmäki 1861 - Luumäki 1944
First Head of State of independent Finland 1918 and third President of Finland from 1931 to 1937
(Wikipedia)
Wäinö Aaltonen
1961

Helsinki /  P.E. Svinhufvud   Helsinki /  P.E. Svinhufvud

Description

Bronze statue of Svinhufvud standing with his left hand in his pocket and his right hand clenched on top of a column.

Inscription(s)

P.E. SVINHUFVUD

Signature

Wäinö Aaltonen / 1957 - 1959

Annotation

The statues of Svinhufvud and Ståhlberg are flanking the stairs in front of the Parliament building. The statue of Svinhufvud was unveiled 15 December 1961.

Helsinki - P.E. Svinhufvud

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 60°10'20" E 24°56'3"

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