Tellervo Koivisto

Finnish politician

Taimi Tellervo Koivisto, née Kankaanranta (born 2 January 1929) is a Finnish politician. She is the former First Lady of Finland from 1982 to 1994. Koivisto is the widow of the 9th President of Finland Mauno Koivisto and a former member of the Finnish parliament, representing the Social Democratic Party of Finland.

Tellervo Koivisto
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First Lady of Finland
In office
27 January 1982 – 1 March 1994
PresidentMauno Koivisto
Preceded bySylvi Kekkonen
Succeeded byEeva Ahtisaari
Personal details
Born (1929-01-02) January 2, 1929 (age 91)
Punkalaidun, Finland
Spouse(s)Mauno Koivisto (m. 1952–2017, his death)
Alma materTurku School of Economics
OccupationBachelor of Economics

On her 1999 autobiography Koivisto talked openly of her depression and school bullying.

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WorksEdit

  • Elämän siivellä: Päiväkirjan lehtiä, 1970.
  • Päiväkirjan uudet sivut, 1999.

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