Veikko Vennamo

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Veikko Emil Aleksander Vennamo (11 June 1913 - 12 June 1997) was a Finnish politician. He was a member of the Parliament of Finland from 1945 to 1958, 1959 to 1962 and 1966 to 1987. He also served as leader of the Small Peasants' Party of Finland from 1959 to 1966 and leader of the Finnish Rural Party from 1966 to 1978.

Quotes[edit]

  • We are oppressed and oppressed but one day we will rise.[1]
  • There is even racial hatred against us.[1]
  • Even though Finland is one of the richest countries in the world, the people is largely poor and low-income.[1]
  • The people does know![1]

References[edit]

  1. a b c d Parkkinen, Laura: ”Kyllä kansa tietää” – Veikko Vennamon poliittinen retoriikka Kielikello. 2005. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
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