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The Lutheran Hietaniemi Cemetery is the most famous cemetery in Finland. Many notable Finns, Presidents, architects, artists, actors and actresses are buried there. The graveyard was opened in 1829.

Right next to the Hietaranta Beach The Cemetery is also beautifull and peacefull place to relax.

PRESIDENTS OF FINLAND BURIED AT HIETANIEMI CEMETERY

Carl Gustaf Mannerheim (1867-1951)

Lauri Kristian Relander (1883-1942)

Risto Ryti (1889-1956)

Juho Kusti Paasikivi (1870-1956)

Urho Kekkonen (1900-1986)

OTHER WELL KNOWN FINNS BURIED AT HIETANIEMI CEMETERY

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) architect

Rut Bryk (1916-1999) ceramic artist

Carl Ludvig Engel (1778-1840) architect

Kaj Franck (1911-1989) designer

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) painter

Tove Jansson (1914-2001) artist

Eero Järnefelt (1863-1937) painter

Armi Ratia (1912-1979) textile artist

Essi Renvall (1911-1979) sculptor

Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) designer

Helene Schjerfbeck (1862-1946) painter

Hugo Simberg (1873-1917) painter

Heikki Siren (1918-2013) architect

Kaija Siren (1920-2001) architect

Mika Waltari (1908-1979) writer

Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) designer

Hietaniemi map in Finnish >