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Iiro Ilkka Kajanto

Iiro Ilkka Kajanto, Finnish Latin classicist, educator. Member Classical Philological Association Finland, Federation International Associations d'Etudes Classiques (vice president 1984-1988).

Background

  • Kajanto, Iiro Ilkka was born on June 7, 1925 in Rauma, Finland. Son of Iivari Aleksanteri and Anna-Maria (Wall) Kajanto.

  • Education

    • Candidate philosophy, University Turku, Finland, 1951, licent. philosophy, 1953, Doctor of Philosophy., 1957. Grammar school teacher, Turku and Helsinki, Finland, 1951-1961. Research scholar Academy Finland, 1962-1966.

      Professor Latin, University Helsinki, Finland, 1967-1991.

    Career

    • Professor Latin, University Helsinki, Finland, 1967-1991.

    Works

    • Author: God and Fate in Livy, 1957, The Latin Cognomina, 1965, Classical and Christian, 1980, Humanism in a Christian Society, Vol. I, 1989, Vol. II, 1990. Decorated Order of the White Rose of Finland, 1983.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Classical Philological Association Finland, Federation International Associations d'Etudes Classiques (vice president 1984-1988).

    Connections

    • Married Pirkko Inkeri Riikonen, September 1, 1957. Children– Isko, Markus.
    • father: Iivari Aleksanteri Kajanto
    • mother: Anna-Maria (Wall) Kajanto
    • spouse: Pirkko Inkeri Riikonen
    • children: Isko Kajanto
    • Markus Kajanto
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    Born June 7, 1925
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