|Prime Minister of Finland|
May 26, 1979 – February 18, 1982
|Preceded by||Johannes Virolainen|
|Succeeded by||Ahti Pekkala|
|Born||December 1, 1924|
Eino Uusitalo (born 1 December 1924, in Soini) is a Finnish politician from the Centre Party. Uusitalo studied to be an agronomist. He was a member of the parliament from 1955 to 1983 from the list of Centre Party. He was also Deputy Prime Minister.
Uusitalo is remembered mostly because of his proposition to declare 19 September as a second independence day of Finland. That date is the day of Moscow Armistice 1944. Uusitalo was fighting in the Continuation War 1942-1944 in Metsäpirtti, Karelian Isthmus.
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- "Edustajamatrikkeli". Eduskunta.
- Turun Sanomat 30.11.1999