Famous Swedish-speaking Finns

Guess the names of these Finnish people who spoke Swedish as their mother tongue.
Includes bilingual people
Quiz by jafe
Last updated: September 27, 2017
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First submittedSeptember 27, 2017
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National poet and writer of Finnish national anthem
Johan Ludvig Runeberg
19th-century writer and historian
Zachris Topelius
First person to cross the Northeast Passage and circumnavigate Eurasia
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Co-founder of Nokia
Fredrik Idestam
Pre-independence statesman and co-founder of Nokia
Leo Mechelin
President of Finland 1931–1937
Pehr Evind Svinhufvud
Highest-selling Finnish painter
Helene Schjerfbeck
Painter known for illustrations of Kalevala
Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Composer of seven symphonies
Jean Sibelius
President of Finland 1944–1946
Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
Assassinated General-Governor Nikolay Bobrikov
Eugen Schauman
Nobel laureate in physiology/medicine
Ragnar Granit
Creator of Moomin
Tove Jansson
Philosopher and Cambridge professor
Georg Henrik von Wright
Nobel laureate in economics
Bengt Holmström
Two-time world rally champion
Marcus Grönholm
Poet and TV personality
Tommy Tabermann
Member of European Parliament, later Prime Minister of Finland
Alexander Stubb
Creator of Linux
Linus Torvalds
Concert violinist, model and actor
Linda Brava
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