Sauli Niinisto

Politician

Birthday August 24, 1948

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Salo, Finland

Age 75 years old

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About

Known for his membership in the National Coalition Party, he took office in 2012 as Finland's twelfth president. Previously, he had served as Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice, Minister of Finance, and Speaker of the Finnish Parliament.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Turku, he opened a law practice and became a city councilman in Salo, Finland.

Trivia

He was a survivor of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Family Life

After his first wife, Marja-Leena Niinisto, was killed in a 1995 automobile accident, he married Finnish poet Jenni Haukio.

Associated With

He and Martti Ahtisaari have both held the office of President of Finland.