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Finnish government official

Heikki Johannes Haavisto was Finnish government official.


Haavisto, Heikki Johannes was born on August 20, 1935 in Turku, Finland. Son of Urho and Alli Haavisto.


Master of Science in Agriculture, University Helsinki, Finland. Master of Laws, University Helsinki, Finland. Doctor in Agriculture and Foreign, University Helsinki, Finland.

Doctor of Philosophy (Honorary), University Turku, Finland. Doctor in Agriculture and Forestry (honorary), University Helsinki, Finland. Dr.Vet. (honorary), University Helsinki, Finland.


Head of department Oy Vehnä Ab, 1963-1966. Secretary-general Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners, Helsinki, 1966-1975, pres, 1976-1994. Minister foreign affairs Government of Finland, 1993-1995.

Member administrative council Osuukunta Metsäliitto, Helsinki, 1976-1993, vice chairman, president, 1976-1993. Chairman delegation Finn. Cooperative Pellervo, Helsinki, 1979-2000.

Vice chairman administrative council Central Union Cooperative Banks, Helsinki, 1985-1993. Active International Policy Council on Agriculture and Trade, Washington, 1988-1994. Chairman administrative council Raisio Group, 1987-1996, chairman board directors 1997-2000.


Married Maija Rihko, November 14, 1964. Children: Antti, Erkki, Ilkka.

Urho Haavisto

Alli Haavisto

Maija Rihko

Antti Haavisto

Erkki Haavisto

Ilkka Haavisto