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Latin educator

Tuomo Antero Pekkanen, Finnish Latin educator. Officer Chevalier of the Order of the Service of Republic of Italy, 1971, Chevalier of the Order of the White Rose of Finland, 1991. Fellow Academy Tiberina, Finnish Academy of Sciences, Academia Latinitati Fovendae (vice president since 1998).

Background

Pekkanen, Tuomo Antero was born on July 16, 1934 in Saari, Finland. Son of Matti and Aino Maria (Rantonen) Pekkanen.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Helsinki University, Finland, 1968.

Career

Assistant Roman literature Helsinki University, 1962-1969. Director Institute Romanum Finland, Rome, 1969-1972. Subordinate professor Roman literature Helsinki, 1973.

Professor Latin Jyväskylä University (Finland), 1975-1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: Kalevala Latina, 1986.

Membership

Fellow Academy Tiberina, Finnish Academy of Sciences, Academia Latinitati Fovendae (vice president since 1998).

Connections

Married Inna Anna-Lea Lahdenpera, February 1, 1959 (divorced 1976). Children: Sirkku, Matti, Marja. Married Virpi Leena Seppälä, December 17, 1976.

1 child, Mikko.

father:
Matti Pekkanen

mother:
Aino Maria (Rantonen) Pekkanen

spouses:
Inna Anna-Lea Lahdenpera

Virpi Leena Seppälä

children:
Matti Pekkanen

Sirkku Pekkanen

Mikko Pekkanen

Marja Pekkanen