Finland: Presiding Officers of the Legislative Body: 1917-1919

The Eduskunta (Diet) began to exercise sovereign authority de facto by passing a resolution on appointment of a Council of Regency (27 Oct/9 Nov 1917), which was not implemented; the Eduskunta assumed sovereign authority de iure 2/15 Nov 1917 and continued to exercise some authority pertaining to a head of state until 18 May 1918.
Suomen eduskunnan puhemies = Talman i Finlands lantdag | Speaker of the Diet of Finland
23 Mar/5 Apr 1917 - 23 Mar/5 Apr 1917 Axel Johan Lille (president by age)
23 Mar/5 Apr 1917 - 20 Jul/2 Aug 1917 Kullervo Akilles Manner
20 Jul/2 Aug 1917 - 20 Oct/2 Nov 1917 dissolution period
20 Oct/2 Nov 1917 - 20 Oct/2 Nov 1917 vapaaherra (= friherre) Rabbe Axel Wrede af Elimä (president by age)
20 Oct/2 Nov 1917 - 10 Aug 1918 Otto Johannes Lundson
10 Aug 1918 - 27 Sep 1918 dissolution period
27 Sep 1918 - 27 Sep 1918 Fredrik Waldemar Bergroth (president by age)
27 Sep 1918 - 10 Oct 1918 Lauri Johannes Ingman
10 Oct 1918 - 6 Nov 1918 dissolution period
6 Nov 1918 - 6 Nov 1918 vapaaherra (= friherre) Rabbe Axel Wrede af Elimä (president by age) (x)
6 Nov 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 Ernst Fredrik Nevanlinna [1]
Suomen eduskunnan ensimmäinen varapuhemies = Förste vice talman i Finlands lantdag | First Vice Speaker of the Diet of Finland (ex officio)
11 Nov 1918 - 13 Nov 1918 Santeri Alkio [2]
Suomen eduskunnan puhemies = Talman i Finlands lantdag | Speaker of the Diet of Finland
13 Nov 1918 - 29 Nov 1918 Lauri Johannes Ingman (x)
Suomen eduskunnan ensimmäinen varapuhemies = Förste vice talman i Finlands lantdag | First Vice Speaker of the Diet of Finland (ex officio)
29 Nov 1918 - 29 Nov 1918 Santeri Alkio (x)
Suomen eduskunnan puhemies = Talman i Finlands lantdag | Speaker of the Diet of Finland
29 Nov 1918 - 28 Feb 1919 Paavo Eemil Virkkunen [3]

[1] Original name: Ernst Fredrik Neovius.
[2] Original name: Aleksander Filander.
[3] Original name: Paavo Emil Snellman.
Last updated on: 10 May 2017 09:32:15