Uuno Kailas

Poet

Birthday March 29, 1901

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Heinola, Finland

DEATH DATE Mar 22, 1933 (31)

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About

Finnish poet, translator, and writer associated with the Tulenkantajat literary movement. His numerous poetry collections include Paljain Jaloin and Isien Tie.

Before Fame

He participated in the war-time Aunus expedition. He published his debut poetry collection, Tuuli ja tahka, in 1922.

Trivia

He suffered from schizophrenia.

Family Life

His mother died when he was young, and he was raised by his religious grandmother.

Associated With

He and Lars Jansson were both Finnish authors.