Synonyms for marttinen or Related words with marttinen
Examples of "marttinen"
Born in Helsinki,
studied in Viipuri and Helsinki. His earliest works are mainly late romantic. His output includes ten symphonies, several concertos, operas and chamber music, among others. In 1965,
was awarded a Pro Finlandia medal.
(27 September 1912 – 18 July 2008) was a Finnish composer of contemporary classical music.
first fled to Sweden in 1945 with the help of his former subordinate officer Harry Järv. A year later
and his family moved to United States. US citizenship was given to
in 1951. He served in the US Army from 1947 to 1968, first as a specialist and trainer of winter warfare and later as a General Staff Officer in United States, West-Germany and South Korea. Last three years of his military career
spent as a Military advisor in Iran. He was a graduate of US Army Command and General Staff College (1950) and US Army War College (1963).
Järv carried a camera through the war and took a plenty of pictures that were later published in his books. The 2004 Finnish war film "Beyond the Front Line" is based on Järv's diaries. In 1945 Järv was helping his former superior Alpo
to flee from Finland to Sweden, although Järv said he didn't like
as a person. Colonel
, who later joined the United States Army, was involved with the Weapons Cache Case.
An early Ethnic Finn notable in American history was John Morton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. The original name of the family was
, of which Morton is an anglicized version. The
/Morton family came originally from Rautalampi municipality in the region of Northern Savonia, a province of Eastern Finland.
(born 26 December 1997) is a Finnish professional footballer who plays for Inter Turku, as a goalkeeper.
died 20 December 1975 at Falls Church, Virginia, and was buried at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. He had three sons. His oldest, Pekka
(1933–1958), served as a lieutenant in the 2d Cavalry Regiment. He was killed in a gunnery explosion in Grafenwöhr, Germany.
(born September 1, 1982) is a Finnish ice hockey defenceman who plays for the Ässät in the Finnish SM-liiga.
was named a professor by the president Urho Kekkonen in 1972. A long-time resident of Hämeenlinna, the composer spent his last years in Turenki.
The only worldwide Foundation "Tauno Marttisen Kunniaksi" (Foundation in honouring Tauno
) is situated in The Netherlands, with Leeuwarden as residence.
(born 18 May 1926) is a Finnish former swimmer. He competed in the men's 100 metre backstroke at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
was on leave from his regiment between 1 June 1944 until 8 June 1944, and spent these days touring the Swedish speaking area of Ostrobothnia from where most of the soldiers of IR61 were drafted.
Among the Finnish settlers of New Sweden was Martti
, who came to North America in 1654 and changed his name to Morton. John Morton, the politician who signed the U.S. Declaration of Independence on behalf of Pennsylvania in 1776, was his great-grandson.
(4 November 1908 – 20 December 1975) was a Finnish colonel. During World War II he served in the Finnish Army. Following the war he immigrated to the United States and served as an officer in the United States Army, retiring as a colonel.
JR61 (61st Infantry Regiment (Finland)), or 'Sextiettan' (en. 'The Sixty-one') in Swedish as the regiment consisted entirely of Finland Swedes and volunteers from Sweden, under command of Lieutenant Colonel Alpo
of the Finnish 17th Division (led by Major General Alonzo Sundman) arrived to the Isthmus from Svir immediately after the loss of Viipuri. The regiment was deployed for defense at Tienhaara, which was located along the coastal highway leading north from Viipuri towards the inner of Finland, on the shore of Kivisillansalmi on June 22 relieving the worn out troops. Having strong artillery support and support of the Gefechtsverband Kuhlmey the regiment was able to keep the Tienhaara region including the Kivisillansalmi while defending against repeated attacks by two Soviet divisions of the 108th Corps supported by strong artillery. At the conclusion of the battle on June 23
was promoted to colonel.
Subsequent to the change of commander from lieutenant colonel Nils Roos to lieutenant colonel Alpo
, a fierce combat took place around the hills of Teeri-Kukkula, when Russian forces attacked the positions of IR61 between 8 November until 20 November 1942. At a critical moment on 10 November, when the Finnish line wavered,
personally took charge of a counterattack, halting any retreating soldiers, and with a drawn pistol commanding: "We do not yield an inch! Attack! Officers first! Men, follow me!", successfully halting the advancing Russian troops. The commander of the 17th Division, Alonzo Sundman, moved several reserve units into battle positions, and a battle unit was formed under major general Ruben Lagus. Some terrain was lost at the conclusion of this Russian offensive, and this terrain could not have been retaken without significant air and tank support. The commander-in-chief, field marshal Mannerheim, therefore decided, on the advice of major general Lennart Oesch, to not attempt to recapture the lost terrain. As the first significant battle the appointment of
as commander of IR61, it also served to cement mutual respect and trust between the regiment and its new commander.
Morton was born in Ridley Township, in Chester County, Pennsylvania, now part of Delaware County. His father, John Morton (Senior), was Finnish, who originated from Finland, then a part of the Realm of Sweden, with his great-grandfather, Martti
, or Måns Mårtensson (name alternated for Swedish military records, later anglicized as Morton), himself a native of Rautalampi, Finland, who had arrived in the Swedish colony of New Sweden in 1654. His mother, Mary Archer, was also of Finnish descent.
was one of the key figures in the Weapons Cache Case where a large number of Finnish Army weapons was hidden around the country in case of a Soviet invasion. Soldiers involved in this case were forced to leave Finland since hiding weapons was a criminal subject due to the 1944 Moscow Armistice. These soldiers who mostly fled to United States and enlisted in the US Army were later called as "Marttinen's men".
The regiment was deployed for defense at Tienhaara, which was located along the coastal highway leading north from Viipuri towards Finland, on the shore of Kivisillansalmi on 22 June relieving the worn out troops. Having strong artillery support and support of the Gefechtsverband Kuhlmey the regiment was able to keep the Tienhaara region including the Kivisillansalmi while defending against repeated attacks by at least two Soviet divisions of the 108th Corps supported by strong artillery. At the conclusion of the battle on 25 June
was promoted to colonel.
Vänskä became principal guest conductor of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra in 1985, and chief conductor in 1988. He concluded his tenure with the Lahti Symphony Orchestra in 2008 and is now the orchestra's Conductor Laureate. His complete set of Sibelius symphonies with the Lahti Symphony Orchestra, also on the BIS label, has garnered widespread acclaim. He has recorded extensively with the Lahti orchestra for the BIS label, including music by Kalevi Aho, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Bernhard Crusell, Uuno Klami, Tauno
, Robert Kajanus, Sofia Gubaidulina, Joonas Kokkonen, Jan Sandström, Jean Sibelius, and Fredrik Pacius.
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