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Sakari Tuomioja

Sakari Tuomioja
Prime Minister of Finland
In office
17 November 1953 – 5 May 1954
Preceded by Urho Kekkonen
Succeeded by Ralf Törngren
Personal details
Born 29 August 1911
Tampere
Died 9 September 1964(1964-09-09) (aged 53)
Political party National Progressive Party

Sakari Severi Tuomioja (29 August 1911 — 9 September 1964) was a Finnish politician (National Progressive Party), diplomat, Prime Minister of Finland during the caretaker government which was formed in 1953.[1] Tuomioja was also the Finnish ambassador to Sweden and to the UK and once the Minister of Foreign Affairs (1951–1952).

Sakari Tuomioja was born in Finnish People's Democratic League, an offer, which was rejected.[2]

Later, Sakari Tuomioja was a UN agent at the Cyprus dispute in 1963. Before Cyprus, Tuomioja was United Nations Economic Commission for Europe's general secretary from 1957 to 1960. Tuomioja was the presidential candidate of his own party, the Liberal League and of the National Coalition Party at the 1956 elections. Tuomioja was the first Finn to be a member of the Bilderberg group. He died, aged 53, in Helsinki.

Career

  • 1944–1945 – Finance minister in Juho Kusti Paasikivi's second government.
  • 1945–1955 – Head of the Bank of Finland.
  • 1953-1954 – Prime Minister of Finland during the caretaker government.
  • 1955–1957 – Finland's ambassador to London.
  • 1957–1960 – UN Europe's economy department's general secretary.
  • 1960–1964 – Finland's ambassador to Stockholm.

References

  1. ^ "Ministerikortisto". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2011-06-22. 
  2. ^ Erkki Tuomioja, A delicate Shade of Pink.
Political offices
Preceded by
Åke Gartz
Foreign Minister of Finland
1951-1952
Succeeded by
Urho Kekkonen
Preceded by
Urho Kekkonen
Prime Minister of Finland
1953-1954
Succeeded by
Ralf Törngren


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