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Iiro Ilkka Kajanto

educator , Latin classicist

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.

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