State funeral of former President of the Republic Koivisto

President Mauno Koivisto 1923–2017

Former Finnish president Mauno Koivisto passed away at Meilahti hospital in Helsinki on 12 May 2017 at 21.15. He was 93 years old.

Mauno Henrik Koivisto was President of the Republic of Finland for 12 years, from 1982 to 1994. He was Finland’s ninth President.

Speeches from the state funeral on 25 May

Eero Huovinen, bishop emeritus of Helsinki
President Sauli Niinistö
Former Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen
Prime Minister Juha Sipilä


President Koivisto's curriculum vitae 

Press releases