|Date of birth||4 November 1961|
|Place of birth||Lahti, Finland|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Esa Pekonen (born 4 November 1961) is a Finnish former footballer and manager.
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Esa-Pekka Salonen is a Finnish orchestral conductor and composer. He is principal conductor and artistic advisor of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London, conductor laureate of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and music director-designate of the San Francisco Symphony.
Kuusankoski is a neighbourhood of city of Kouvola, former industrial town and municipality of Finland, located in the region of Kymenlaakso in the province of Southern Finland. The population of Kuusankoski was 20,392 (2003) and the total area was 129.5 km² of which 114 km² was land and 14.56 km² water. It is located some 130 kilometres (80 mi) northeast of the Finnish capital Helsinki. Kuusankoski is primarily known for paper manufacturing and three large factory complexes. It is sometimes nicknamed the "Paper capital of Finland".
TPS or Turun Palloseura is an ice hockey team and 10-time champion of SM-liiga and 1-time champion of SM-sarja. They play in Turku, Finland, at the Gatorade Center. In terms of championships, TPS is the all-time most successful team in the 1975-founded SM-liiga along with Tappara which also has 10 titles.
FC Lahti is a Finnish football club based in the city of Lahti. It currently plays in the Finnish Premier League (Veikkausliiga) after placing first in the Finnish First Division (Ykkönen) during season 2011. The homeground of FC Lahti is Lahden Stadion. FC Lahti is famous of being the local team of the most successful Finnish player, Jari Litmanen, who played for the club in two stints in 2004 and 2009–10. In his youth years and the start of his career, he played in Reipas Lahti.
Atlantis FC is a Finnish football club, based in Helsinki. It currently plays in the third tier of Finnish football (Kakkonen).
Finland competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 89 competitors, 84 men and 5 women, took part in 64 events in 13 sports.
Finland competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 117 competitors, 107 men and 10 women, took part in 92 events in 14 sports.
The Häme constituency is a Finnish constituency represented in the Parliament of Finland. It covers the administrative regions of Tavastia Proper and Päijänne Tavastia, with a combined population of about 364,000. Häme currently elects 14 members to parliament.
The Last Game, as it is known in Poland, was played on Sunday, 27 August 1939, at the Wojska Polskiego Stadium in Warsaw. It was the last game of the interwar Polish football team before the Second World War. The Polish national football team faced and beat one of the best teams of that period - 1938's FIFA World Cup runners-up, Hungary, four goals to two. This match has generally been forgotten by the Hungarians - for them it was just one of many international friendlies, without any significance. In Poland, however, it is still remembered as the last match before World War II and also because it was a victory over a renowned team - the biggest success in history of Polish football up to that time.
The 1933–36 Nordic Football Championship was the third Nordic Football Championship staged. Four Nordic countries participated, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The tournament was arranged by the Football Association of Norway. The trophy was named the Nordiske Pokal. A total of 24 matches were played with 104 goals scored giving an average of 4.33 goals per match.
Osmo is a Finnish male given name. It appears in Kalevala, where it means "a young man". The name has been in use since the 1880s. Name day for Osmo in Finland is 11 May.
Osmo Pekonen, PhD, D.Soc.Sc.,, is a Finnish mathematician, historian of science, and author. He is a docent of mathematics at the University of Helsinki and at the University of Jyväskylä, a docent of history of science at the University of Oulu, and a docent of history of civilization at the University of Lapland. He is the Book Reviews section editor of The Mathematical Intelligencer.
ESA most commonly refers to the European Space Agency.
The SPL Pohjois-Suomen piiri(Northern Finland Football Association) is one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland. It administers lower tier football in Northern Finland.
The 2014 Veikkausliiga was the eighty-fourth season of top-tier football in Finland. The league started on 6 April 2014 and ended on 25 October 2014. HJK Helsinki are the defending champions.
Jukka Halme is a Finnish footballer, who currently plays as a midfielder for HIFK.
Esa Terävä is a Finnish footballer, who represents PK-35 in the Veikkausliiga, the premier division of football in Finland. He is also the captain of the team.
Aino-Kaisa Ilona Pekonen is a Finnish politician of the Left Alliance. Pekonen is Finland's incumbent Minister of Social Affairs and Health. She has been a member of the Parliament of Finland since the 2011 election, and represents the Left Alliance in the municipal council of Riihimäki.
The Minister of Social Affairs and Health is one of the Finnish Government's ministerial positions. The minister is one of two portfolios associated with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health; the other one is the Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services.
Meeri Pekonen is a Finnish former long track speed skater, who was active in the 1950s.