Tellervo Koivisto

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Tellervo Koivisto
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First Lady of Finland
In office
27 January 1982 – 1 March 1994
PresidentMauno Koivisto
Preceded bySylvi Kekkonen
Succeeded byEeva Ahtisaari
Personal details
Born (1929-01-02) January 2, 1929 (age 91)
Punkalaidun, Finland
Spouse(s)Mauno Koivisto (m. 1952–2017, his death)
Alma materTurku School of Economics
OccupationBachelor of Economics

Taimi Tellervo Koivisto, née Kankaanranta (born 2 January 1929) is a Finnish politician. She is the former First Lady of Finland from 1982 to 1994. Koivisto is the widow of the 9th President of Finland Mauno Koivisto and a former member of the Finnish parliament, representing the Social Democratic Party of Finland.

On her 1999 autobiography Koivisto talked openly of her depression and school bullying.

Honours[change | change source]

Works[change | change source]

  • Elämän siivellä: Päiväkirjan lehtiä, 1970.
  • Päiväkirjan uudet sivut, 1999.

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