Antti Puhakka

Antti Puhakka (Aprile 24, 1816 – Mairch 30, 1893) wis a Finnish naitional romantic poet frae Kontiolahti in Finnish Karelie.[1] He was known for using Kalevala meter in his poems.

Antti Puhakka
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Olli Kymäläinen, Pietari Makkonen, and Antti Puhakka, Finnish poets.
Born24 Apryle 1816(1816-04-24)
Dee'd(1893-03-30)30 Mairch 1893

Puhakka wis illiterate till the age o 21, but efter gainin the skill o writin he wrote nearly 20,000 lines o poetry. He later became a member o the Finnish Leeterature Society.

Antti Puhakka wis electit tae the Diet o Finland fower times efter 1862, representin land-awnin peasants, an became a popular politeecian in Finland.[2]

His most well-known poems are "Tuhman Jussin juttureissu" and "Surulaulu 1850 vuoden kiellosta."

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Finnish Literature Society - Author Database - Antti Puhakka". Finnish Literature Society. 2008. Archived frae the original on 18 Julie 2011. Retrieved 26 Mey 2008.
  2. Ahokas, Jaakko (1997). History Of Finnish Literature. RoutledgeCurzon. p. 88. ISBN 0700703802.