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🇫🇮4/9 - Finnish Language Day

Mikael Agricola who became the de facto founder of literary Finnish.

April 9th is a day for Finnish language. Finland celebrates the day and memorializes Mikael Agricola annually.
In the 1500s, he created Finnish literature. He was born in approximately 1510 and died in 1557. He came from a Pernaja, about 80 kilometers east of where Helsinki is now located – it’s not known which language was his mother tongue. He grew up to be a linguist and theologian, and much later a bishop. After grown up, As Luther had translated the bible into German, Agricola translated the Old Testament into Finnish.

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