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Diplomatic Representation for Finland


Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
September 9, 2011
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DATE

NAME/MISSION

   
May 27, 1919 LEGATION OPENED
   
May 27, 1919 Armas Herman Saastamoinen, Appt. Provisional E.E. and M.P.
   
August 22, 1919 E.E. and M.P. of de facto Government
   
February 1920 List E.E. and M.P. (Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary)
   
January 5, 1922 L. AstrBm, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
February 17, 1922 E.E. and M.P.
   
January 18, 1935 Eero Jarnefelt, E.E. and M.P.
   
January 1, 1939 Dr. Sigurd von Numers, Charge d'Affaires, a.i.
   
March 17, 1939 Hjalmar J. Procope, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
March 22, 1939 E.E. and M.P.
   
June 19, 1944 Alexander Thesleff, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
June 30, 1944 SEVERED RELATIONS
August 31, 1945 RESUMED RELATIONS
   
November 3, 1945 K. T. Jutila, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
   
November 14, 1945 Dr. Sigurd von Numers, Charge d'Affaires a.i. *
  * In order to handle monetary matters, a Charge d'Affaires was appointed pending presentation of Letters by the Minister
   
November 21, 1945 K. T. Jutila, E.E. and M.P.
   
June 5, 1951 Johan Albert Nykopp, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
June 20, 1951 E.E. and M.P.
   
January 19, 1955 Albert Nykopp, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
January 26, 1955 Amb. E. and P.
January 26, 1955 LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY
   
September 25, 1958 Richard R. Seppala, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 8, 1958 Amb. E. and P.
   
February 9, 1965 Olavi Munkki, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 24, 1965 Amb. E. and P.
   
August 9, 1965 Leo Olavi Tuominen, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 7, 1972 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 14, 1977 Mr. Erik Hellqvist, Minister Counselor,
  Charge d'Affaires ad interim
   
October 20, 1977 Jaakko Olavi Iloniemi, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 22, 1977 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 30, 1983 Passi Rutanen, Minister -Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
   
June 2, 1983 Richard Bertil Muller, Appt
June 16, 1983 Amb. E. and P.
   
February 3, 1986 Paavo Llmari Rantanen, Appt.
March 11, 1986 Amb. E. and P.
   
November 3, 1988 Jukka Valtasaari, Appt.
November 9, 1988 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 30, 1996 Jaakko Tapani Laajava, Appt.
April 30, 1996 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 9, 2001 Jukka Robert Valtasaari, Appt.
October 10, 2001 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 10, 2006 Pekka Lintu, Appt.
  Amb. E. and P.
   
January 10, 2006 Pekka Lintu, Appt.
March 13, 2006 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 1, 2011 Ritva Inkeri Koukku-Ronde, Appt.
September 9, 2011 Amb. E. and P.

 

Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary



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