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President Kyösti Kallio of Finland and Field Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim at Helsinki railway station, Finland, 19 Dec 1940; Risto Ryti, Lieutenant General Erik Heindrichs, and Colonel Aladár Paasonen in background

Caption     President Kyösti Kallio of Finland and Field Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim at Helsinki railway station, Finland, 19 Dec 1940; Risto Ryti, Lieutenant General Erik Heindrichs, and Colonel Aladár Paasonen in background ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseFinnish Heritage Agency via Wikimedia Commons
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Identification Code   HK19410105
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Carl G. E. Mannerheim   Main article  Photos  
Risto Ryti   Main article  Photos  
Erik Heinrichs   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 19 Dec 1940
Photos at Same Place Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Added By C. Peter Chen

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
21 Jan 2010 07:37:57 PM

President Kallio resigned due to ill health after suffering a hearth attack Ryti, also present in this photo, had just been sworn in to office. Some minutes after this photo was taken, Kallio suffered another heart attack this time it was fatal.

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