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Tekla Hultin

Tekla Johanna Virginia Hultin
Born 18 April, 1864, Jaakkima, formerly eastern Finland. Died 31 March, 1943, Helsinki

Bachelor of Arts, 1891 (history, literature, art history and psychology), Doctor of Philosophy 1896 (economic history), Imperial Alexander University

Worked as journalist, researcher, and parliamentarian; active member of numerous organisations.

Photo: Päivälehden arkisto
Written by Riitta-Ilona Hurmerinta
Translated by John Calton

Tekla Hultin Plaza next to Sanomatalo

In spring 2014, The City of Helsinki City Planning Committee decided to name the city centre plaza between Sanomatalo and Kiasma after Tekla Hultin. This dedication is made in honour of Hultin’s contribution to society, both as a journalist and parliamentarian. Read more in Finnish.



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