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Eino Leino
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Eino Leino in 1912
Born6 July 1878(1878-07-06)
Paltamo, Finland
Died10 January 1926(1926-01-10) (aged 47)
Tuusula, Finland

Eino Leino (6 July 1878 – 10 January 1926) was a Finnish poet and journalist. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry.

His poems combine modern and Finnish folk elements. The style of much of his work is like the Kalevala and folk songs. He was known for writing about love, sadness, and about nature.[1]

References

  1. Eino Leino at www.kirjasto.sci.fi

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