The Most Reverend
|Archbishop of Turku and Finland|
Dr. Juva at the Finnish parliament, 1964.
|Church||Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland|
|Consecration||1 October 1978|
by Martti Simojoki
|Born||22 November 1918|
|Died||1 January 2004 (aged 85)|
He was professor in Nordic history 1957–1962 at the University of Turku and professor in Finnish and Scandinavian history and church history at the University of Helsinki 1962–1978. He served as rector of the University of Helsinki from 1971 to 1973 and chancellor from 1973 to 1978. He was also a member of the Finnish parliament 1964–1966 and the chairman of Liberal People's Party 1965–1968.
In his youth Mikko Juva took part in the Student Christian Movement and was student minister 1948–1950. He was archbishop of Finland 1978–1982. The most important assignment was his presidency in the Lutheran World Federation 1970–1977. He also published writings in historical and church historical subjects.
He was the son of Einar W. Juva.
- Gassmann, Günther; Oldenburg, Mark W (10 October 2011). Historical Dictionary of Lutheranism. Scarecrow Press. p. 213.
- Suomen sivistyneistö uskonnollisen vapaamielisyyden murroksessa 1848-1869 (1950)
- Valtiokirkosta kansankirkoksi (1960)
- Suomen kansan historia (5 parts, 1964–67, with Einar W. Juva)
| Archbishop of Turku