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Author Algot Untola 1868-1918

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Author Algot Untola 1868-1918

The pic from the book Maiju Lassila, Valitut teokset, 1954.

Algoth Tietäväinen was born in Tohmajärvi 1868. He was known as a novelist and playwrighter under many pseudonyms, like: Maiju Lassila and Irmari Rantamala.

He was interested in politics and took part to the Finnish Civil War 1918 in the Left, so called Red troops. In the end of the war he was shot on his way to be executed.

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