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Eino Uusitalo
Prime Minister of Finland
In office
May 26, 1979 – February 18, 1982
Preceded by Johannes Virolainen
Succeeded by Ahti Pekkala
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Born December 1, 1924 (1924-12-01) (age 96)
Soini, Finland

Eino Uusitalo (born 1 December 1924, in Soini) is a Finnish politician from the Centre Party. Uusitalo studied to be an agronomist. He was a member of the parliament from 1955 to 1983 from the list of Centre Party. He was also Deputy Prime Minister.

Uusitalo is remembered mostly because of his proposition to declare 19 September as a second independence day of Finland. That date is the day of Moscow Armistice 1944. Uusitalo was fighting in the Continuation War 1942-1944 in Metsäpirtti, Karelian Isthmus.

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