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Esko Antero Häkli, Finnish Librarian. Recipient Andree-Plaquette award, Sweden; named Commander of the Order of the Finnish Lion, Finland, Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstordens der Bundesrep. Deutschland, Federal Republic Germany. Fellow Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland (honorary), Association Advancement of Baltic Studies and others; member Finnish Association Research Libraries (chairman 1985-1988) and others.

Background

Häkli, Esko Antero was born on November 30, 1936 in Kaukola, Finland. Son of Urho Lennart and Helvi Helena (Virolainen) Häkli.

Education

Master of Arts, University Helsinki, Finland, 1960. License Phil., University Helsinki, Finland, 1972. Doctor of Theology (honorary), University Helsinki, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Tallinn, 1994.

Career

Faculty library University Helsinki, 1962-1969. Department head Helsinki University Library., 1969-1974, deputy library, 1975-1976, library director, professor, since 1976. Chairman Nordinfo, Internordic, 1977-1978, 89-91, Tinfo Council for Science Information and Research Library., Finland, 1972-1978.

Vice president Ligue Des Bibliothèques Européennes, 1990-1994, president, 1995-1998. Chairman Finland-Institute in Deutschland, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author several books. Contributor articles to professional publications and journals.

Membership

Fellow Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland (honorary), Association Advancement of Baltic Studies and others. Member Finnish Association Research Libraries (chairman 1985-1988), Kungl Gustav Adolfs Academy (correspondent), and others.

Connections

Married Gunilla Margaret Berglund. Children: Sirkka Johanna, Juha Jaakko.

father:
Urho Lennart Häkli

mother:
Helvi Helena (Virolainen) Häkli

spouse:
Gunilla Margaret Berglund

child:
Sirkka Johanna Häkli

child:
Juha Jaakko Häkli