Toivo Ilmo Kalevi Sukari
8 April 1954
Mynämäki , Finland
(m. 1977;div. 2009)
Toivo "Topi" Ilmo Kalevi Sukari (born April 8, 1954) is a Finnish businessman. Born in Mynämäki , he is the founder and largest shareholder of Maskun Kalustetalo and Ideapark . Sukari also owns the shopping mall chain stores Masku Koti and Sukarin Lomarakennus . He comes from a Laestadian family, and he has seven siblings. His father was a small-time farmer and entrepreneur. Sukari has five children with his ex-wife Eeva.
Eino Leino was a Finnish poet and journalist who is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry and a national poet of Finland. His poems combine modern and Finnish folk elements. Much of his work is in the style of the Kalevala and folk songs in general. Nature, love, and despair are frequent themes in Leino's work. He is beloved and widely read in Finland today.
Mynämäki is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region. Neighbouring municipalities are Aura, Eura, Laitila, Masku, Nousiainen, Pöytyä, Rusko, Taivassalo, Turku and Vehmaa.
Toivo Timoteus Kuula was a Finnish composer and conductor of the late-Romantic and early-modern periods, who emerged in the wake of Jean Sibelius, under whom he studied privately from 1906 to 1908. The core of Kuula's oeuvre are his many works for voice and orchestra, in particular the Stabat mater, The Sea-Bathing Maidens (1910), Son of a Slave (1910), and The Maiden and the Boyar's Son (1912). In addition he also composed two Ostrobothnian Suites for orchestra and left an unfinished symphony at the time of his murder in 1918 in a drunken quarrel.
Toivo Kostia Salonen was a former speed skater from Finland. He was born in Pälkäne.
Toivo Jalmari Särkkä, born Toivo Hjalmar Silén, was a Finnish film producer and director. He was CEO of the production company Suomen Filmiteollisuus.
Capital punishment in Finland has been abolished de jure.
Firstborn Laestadians are a subgroup within the Laestadian Lutheran revival movement. The Firstborn are known for their traditionalism and their conservative pietistic ideals, and they seek to avoid "worldly pleasures". The name "Firstborn" derives from the Bible's Epistle to the Hebrews, Heb. 12:23, which mentions "the church of the firstborn".
Ideapark is a shopping mall in Lempäälä, Finland. It is the largest shopping centre in the Nordic countries. The mall was built on a greenfield site alongside the Helsinki–Tampere Highway (E12) approximately twelve kilometres south of Tampere, the capital of the Pirkanmaa region, and Tampere Airport in Pirkkala is about a 20-minute drive from Ideapark.
Ilkka Armas Mikael Kanerva was a Finnish politician and a member of the Parliament of Finland. He was born in Lokalahti, now a part of Uusikaupunki in Southwest Finland. He was the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2007 to 2008. Kanerva was a member of the National Coalition Party.
Kalle Toivo Immanuel Harjunpää was a Finnish-American Lutheran priest and professor.
Toivo Nestori Aro was a Finnish sportsleader and an aquatics athlete, who won 10 Finnish championships.
Toivo Pietari Johannes Kärki was a Finnish composer, musician, music producer and arranger. He is especially remembered for his collaboration with Reino Helismaa.
Kalle Kauppi is a Finnish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Kolmonen club Masku.
Kalle Mäkinen is a Finnish footballer who last played for the Finnish Veikkausliiga club Maskun Palloseura. He was nicknamed "Sergio" because his style of play was similar to that of Spanish fullback Sergio Ramos.
The 2007 Finnish campaign finance scandal arose in the spring of 2008 due to campaign funding issues related to the 2007 elections for the Finnish Parliament held on 18 March 2007. The scandal involves mainly the campaign funding of National Coalition Party and Centre Party candidates. There were several related cases that were ongoing as of February 2012.
Toivo Pohjala was a Finnish wrestler and harness racing driver.
Toivo is a masculine given name most commonly found in Estonia and Finland meaning hope. Alternately, it is a short form of the name Tobias.
Toivo Elias Haapanen was a Finnish conductor and music scholar.
Toivo Antikainen was a Finnish-born communist and a military officer of the Soviet Red Army. He was one of the founders and leaders of the exile Communist Party of Finland. Antikainen died in suspicious circumstances in the Soviet Union in 1941.
Alma Kuula was a Finnish operatic soprano and pianist, and the wife of composer Toivo Kuula.