Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Mannerheimintie 30
(Eduskuntatalo - Parliament building)

K.J. Ståhlberg

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
Suomussalmi 1865 - Helsinki 1952
Finnish jurist and academic, who played a central role in the drafting of the Constitution of Finland in 1919. He was the first President of Finland (1919-1925) and a nationalist liberal
(Wikipedia)
Wäinö Aaltonen
1959

Helsinki /  K.J. Ståhlberg   Helsinki /  K.J. Ståhlberg

Description

Bronze statue of Ståhlberg standing, with his right hand resting on a book.

Inscription(s)

K.J. STÅHLBERG

Signature

WA 1958
Wäinö Aaltonen 1957 - 1958

Annotation

The statues of Svinhufvud and Ståhlberg are flanking the stairs in front of the Parliament building. The statue of Ståhlberg was unveiled 22 September 1959.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 60°10'23" E 24°56'1"

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