Jussi Halla-aho

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Jussi Halla-aho
Halla-aho in 2023
Speaker of the Parliament of Finland
Assumed office
21 June 2023
Preceded byPetteri Orpo
Leader of the Finns Party
In office
10 June 2017 – 14 August 2021
Preceded byTimo Soini
Succeeded byRiikka Purra
Member of Parliament
for Helsinki
Assumed office
3 July 2019
In office
19 April 2011 – 30 June 2014
Succeeded byMika Raatikainen
Member of the European Parliament
for Finland
In office
1 July 2014 – 2 July 2019
Personal details
Born
Jussi Kristian Halla-aho

(1971-04-27) 27 April 1971 (age 53)
Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Political partyFinns Party
Spouse(s)Hilla Halla-aho
Children5[1]
Alma materUniversity of Helsinki

Jussi Kristian Halla-aho (Finnish: [ˈjusːi ˈhɑlːɑˌɑho]; born 27 April 1971) is a Finnish politician. He is the Speaker of the Parliament of Finland since 2023.[2] Halla-aho has served as a member of the Parliament of Finland from 2011 to 2014 and again since 2019. He was the leader of the Finns Party from 10 June 2017[3] to 14 August 2021.[4]

Between 2014 and 2019, he was a member of the European Parliament.[5][6][7] He is a candidate for President of Finland in the 2024 election.

References[change | change source]

  1. Vuorikoski, Salla:Jussi Halla-aholla lapsi avioliiton ulkopuolella - "Ei vaikuta kampanjointiin" Suomen Kuvalehti - 24.5.2017 (in Finnish)
  2. "Immigration hardliner Halla-aho elected as Finland's Speaker of Parliament". Yle News. 21 June 2023. Retrieved 22 June 2023.
  3. "Jussi Halla-aho elected Finns Party leader". Yle News. 10 June 2017
  4. "Suora lähetys: Riikka Purra on perussuomalaisten uusi puheenjohtaja". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). 2021-08-13. Retrieved 2021-08-14.
  5. Mäkinen, Esa: What does Jussi Halla-aho really want? Archived 2011-04-26 at the Wayback Machine, Helsingin Sanomat – International Edition Metro, 30.11.2008. (in English)
  6. Sauvala, Milka: Maahanmuuttokriitikko perussuomalaisten äänikuningas Helsingissä Archived 2008-12-11 at the Wayback Machine, Helsingin Sanomat, 26.10.2008. (in Finnish)
  7. Viljanmaa, Toni: Perussuomalaiset saivat parikymmentä maahanmuuttokriitikkoa valtuustoihin Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, Satakunnan Kansa 27.10.2008. (in Finnish)