urho kaleva kekkonen


[kek-uh-nuhn; Finnish kek-kaw-nen]
Urho Kaleva [oor-haw kah-le-vah] , 1900–86, Finnish statesman: president 1956–81.
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Kekkonen (Finnish ˈkɛkkɔnɛn)
Urho (ˈurhɔ). (1900--86), Finnish statesman; president (1956--81)

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urho kaleva kekkonen

Finnish prime minister (1950-53, 1954-56) and president (1956-81), noted for his Soviet-oriented neutrality.

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