Adolf Ehrnrooth

Given name(s): Adolf, Erik
Surname(s): Ehrnrooth
Gender: Male
Birth date: 1905 February 9
Birth place: Helsinki, Finland
Death date: 2004 February 26
Death place: Turku, Finland
Description: Finnish general who served in two wars against the Soviet Union, namely the Winter War (1939-1940) and the Continuation War (1941-1944). He later competed in two equestrian events at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. In late 2004, about 8 months after his death, he was voted as the 4th greatest Finn of all time by the Finnish public during the 'Suuret suomalaiset' ("Great Finns") competition.


Type: general

Also known as

Adolf Erik Ehrnrooth