Statistics for Famous Finns

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  • The average score is 11 of 18

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HintAnswer% Correct
Composer of seven symphonies, a violin concerto, and tone poem "Finlandia"Jean Sibelius
91%
Mythical figure who gives presents once a year. Finns insist he lives in Finnish Lapland. Other claimed residences include Greenland and the North Pole.Santa Claus
87%
Formula One World Champion 2007Kimi Räikkönen
84%
Marshal of Finland, sixth President of Finland (1944–46) famous for his leadership in World War IICarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
83%
Writer, illustrator, comic artist, cartoonist, painter, creator of the MoominsTove Jansson
80%
Ice hockey player for Anaheim Mighty Ducks nicknamed "The Finnish Flash"Teemu Selänne
79%
Diplomat, tenth President of Finland (1994–2000) who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008Martti Ahtisaari
77%
Two-time Formula One World ChampionMika Häkkinen
76%
Modernist architect and designer known for his wooden furnitureAlvar Aalto
70%
Middle and long distance runner nicknamed "The Flying Finn" who broke 22 world records. Named greatest Olympian of all time by Time MagazinePaavo Nurmi
70%
Rock band whose albums include "Love Metal" and "Dark Light"HIM
60%
Metal band whose discography includes the albums "Century Child" and "Dark Passion Play"Nightwish
60%
Ice hockey player, first European to captain Montreal CanadiensSaku Koivu
56%
Creator of the Linux operating systemLinus Torvalds
53%
Chemist who specialized in agriculture and nutrition, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1945Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
39%
Conductor; currently principal conductor of London's Philharmonia OrchestraEsa-Pekka Salonen
24%
Architect and designer whose work includes the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and Washington Dulles International AirportEero Saarinen
24%
Opera composer whose works include "Adriana Mater" and "La Passion de Simone"Kaija Saariaho
8%

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