|Years of service 1918 - 1953|
Rank General officer
|Name Aarne Sihvo|
Commands held Chief of Defence
|Born 22 November 1889Virolahti, Viipuri Province, Grand Duchy of Finland (1889-11-22) |
Battles/wars Finnish Civil WarWinter WarContinuation War
Awards Order of Lacplesis, 2nd class (Latvian)
Died June 12, 1963, Helsinki, Finland
Battles and wars Finnish Civil War, Winter War, Continuation War
Similar People Paavo Talvela, Kurt Martti Wallenius, Vihtori Kosola, Leon Trotsky
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Aarne Sihvo (22 November 1889 – 12 June 1963) was a Finnish general. He was a member of the Parliament of Finland from 1919 to 1920, representing the National Progressive Party. He was the Chief of Defence of the Finnish Defence Forces 1926–1933 and 1946–1953. Sihvo was a recipient of the Latvian military Order of Lāčplēsis, 2nd class.
Sihvo was born in Virolahti and died, aged 73, in Helsinki. He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki.
ReferencesAarne Sihvo Wikipedia
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