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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

115 Years of Women Being Members of Parliament in Finland

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

On this day 115 years ago, on May 23, 1907, the Finnish Parliament met as a unicameral assembly for the first time, following an election earlier that same year. The election was made possible by the Parliament Act of the Grand Duchy of Finland (Landtdagsordning FFS 26/1906), which guaranteed the universal and equal right to …