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Antero Jyränki, Finnish law educator. Decorated Commander Order of Finnish Lion. President Finnish branch Amnesty International, 1967-1970; member administrative board Finnish Broadcasting Corporation, 1983-1999. Member Finnish Academy of Sciences, Finnish Association Constitutional Law (president 1982-1988), International Association Constitutional Law (member council 1983—2004, member executive committee 1993—2004).

Background

Jyränki, Antero was born on August 9, 1933 in Hamina, Finland. Son of Viljo and Eva-Lisa (Kinnunen) Jyränki.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Helsinki, Finland, 1955. Master of Laws, University Helsinki, Finland, 1961. Doctor of Laws, University Helsinki, Finland, 1967.

Career

Professor, of Public Law, University of Tampere 1966-1970. General Secretary to the President, of the Republic 1970-1973. Senior Research Fellow, Academy, of Finland 1974-1977.

Vice-Chairman, Commission, on the Revision of the Constitution 1970-1974. Association Professor, of Public Law’, University of Tampere 1977-1979. Professor, of Constitutional Law, University of Turku since 1980, Dean, Law Faculty 1981-1983, since 1991.

Research Professor, Academy, of Finland 1983-1987. President Finnish Association of Consti tutional Law' 1982-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The President of the Republic, 1978, The Law of Laws, 1989, Three Years in the Presidential Castle, 1990, Power and Freedom, 1994, Our New Constitution, 2000, Constitutional Position of the Åland Isles, 2000, Parliament and Constitution, 2005.

Membership

President Finnish branch Amnesty International, 1967-1970. Member administrative board Finnish Broadcasting Corporation, 1983-1999. Member Finnish Academy of Sciences, Finnish Association Constitutional Law (president 1982-1988), International Association Constitutional Law (member council 1983—2004, member executive committee 1993—2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: languages, literature, problems of mass communication.

Connections

Married Leena Koistinen in 1980.

father:
Viljo Jyränki

mother:
Eva-Lisa (Kinnunen) Jyränki

child:
Janne Jyränki

child:
Juulia Jyränki

child:
Kimmo Jyränki