Jaakko Hallama

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Jaakko Hallama
Foreign Minister of Finland
In office
18 December 1963 – 12 September 1964
Preceded by Veli Merikoski
Succeeded by Ahti Karjalainen
Personal details
Born 28 March 1917
Died 11 February 1996(1996-02-11) (aged 78)
Occupation diplomat

Jaakko Eino Untamo Hallama (28 March 1917 in Kuopio – 11 February 1996)[1] was a former Finnish Foreign Ministry official, who was the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the politically neutral cabinet of Reino Lehto.

Hallama served as the ambassador to the Soviet Union and Mongolia (1967–1970 and 1974–1996), Denmark (1970–1974) and Afghanistan (1975–1982).

His wife, Anita Hallama, was known for her longstanding relationship with President Urho Kekkonen.


  1. ^ "Ministerikortisto". Valtioneuvosto (Finnish Government). Retrieved 2010-10-30. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Veli Merikoski
Foreign Minister of Finland
Succeeded by
Ahti Karjalainen