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Väinö Tanner (geographer)

Väinö Tanner (1881–1948) was a Finnish geographer, geologist and diplomat. Tanner is best known for his studies on the Quaternary geology of northern Finland. He was a vocal opponent to the Finnicization of the University of Helsinki.[1]

Väinö Tanner
Born(1881-05-10)10 May 1881
Died26 April 1948(1948-04-26) (aged 66)
ResidenceFinland, Sweden
NationalityFinnish
CitizenshipRussia (Finland)
Scientific career
FieldsGeography
Geomorphology
Quaternary geology
InstitutionsUniversity of Helsinki

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lindberg, Johan (August 5, 2011). "Tanner, Väinö". Uppslagsverket Finland (in Swedish). Retrieved November 30, 2017.