Niilo Yli-Vainio

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Niilo Yli-Vainio
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Born(1920-02-23)February 23, 1920
Died16 November 1981(1981-11-16) (aged 61)
OccupationPreacher, Author, Evangelist
Known forJesus Christ, Faith healing, Bible
SpouseLinnea (1940–)
ChildrenAino, Leevi, Ruut, Antti, Eeva

Niilo Antti Johannes Yli-Vainio (February 23, 1920 in Alahärmä – November 16, 1981 in Spain) was a Finnish Charismatic leader. Several alleged healing miracles and other spiritual experiences took place at his revival meetings. As a result, thousands of Finns converted to Pentecostalism.[1]

Niilo Yli-Vainio, who started preaching after having recovered from a heart condition during the 1950s, rose to fame during the late 1970s.


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  • Media related to Niilo Yli-Vainio at Wikimedia Commons Benjamin Ranta: Article "Stepping Stones - God's Warrior Niilo Yli-Vainio, The Great Finnish Revivalist. Published 4.3.2009, pages B 21-22, 34-35. ISSUU Strange Fire - The Voice Christian Magazine Volume V Issue 3.