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Urho Castrén


Urho Castrén

Urho Castrén
Prime Minister of Finland
In office
21 September 1944 – 17 November 1944
Preceded by Antti Hackzell
Succeeded by Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Personal details
Born 30 December 1886
Died 8 March 1965(1965-03-08) (aged 78)
Political party National Coalition Party

Urho Jonas Castrén (30 December 1886, Jyväskylä – 8 March 1965) was a Finnish politician from the National Coalition Party and Prime Minister of Finland in 1944.[1]

Castrén formed coalition government after Hackzell became incapacitated. The main task of his government was enforcing Moscow Armistice.


Political offices
Preceded by
Antti Hackzell
Prime Minister of Finland
Succeeded by
Juho Kusti Paasikivi

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