Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

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The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters (Finnish Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia; Latin Academia Scientiarum Fennica) is a Finnish learned society. It was founded in 1908 as a Finnish-language counterpart of the Swedish-language Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, which had existed since 1838.


Nordenskiöld N.G. Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae. 1842. T. 1. P. XIII.

The academy has a total of 328 seats for Finnish members. When a member of the academy turns 65 years, his seat is free for selection of a new member, but he remains a full member until death. The seats are divided into two sections

Section of Science[edit]

189 seats

Section of the Humanities[edit]

139 seats

See also[edit]

Category:Members of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

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Coordinates: 60°10′11″N 24°57′25″E / 60.16972°N 24.95694°E / 60.16972; 24.95694