Young Finns

Young Finns

 

the members of an opposition nationalist movement that existed in the Grand Duchy of Finland from the late 1880’s until 1918.

In opposing the religious and conservative program of the Finnish Party, or Old Finns, the Young Finns adopted liberal-bourgeois views on social, political, and cultural questions. Such prominent cultural figures of late 19th-century Finland as the writers M. Canth and J. Aho, the artists A. Gallen-Kallela and P. Halonen, the Jarnefelt brothers, and the composer J. Sibelius belonged to the Young Finns.

In 1902 the Young Finns, together with the Swedish People’s Party, founded the Constitutionalist Party; K. Ju. Stahlberg, P. Svinhufvud, Ju. Castren, and E. Setala were among the political figures who joined the new party. From 1907 to 1917 the Young Finns held between 23 and 27 seats in the Diet. In 1918 a split occurred in the movement. The liberal wing, headed by Ståhlberg, founded the republican National Progressive Party in December 1918, while a minority of the Young Finns joined the monarchist National Coalition Party.

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PARIS--Low physical activity in childhood and adolescence was independently associated with later development of schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychotic disorders in the large, prospective, population-based Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns cohort study, Jarmo Hietala, MD, PhD, reported at the annual congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
To close this gap multiepigen will expand the well-characterized cardiovascular risk in young finns study (yfs) to the parents and offspring of the original yfs participants.
Young Finns have extensive freedom to design their own curriculum while Poles are examined at 13 but the information is not used for selection purposes.
This study analyzed 2,148 subjects from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, aged 3-18 years at baseline.
The ongoing Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study is one of the largest follow-up studies tracking cardiovascular risk from childhood to adulthood.
The study looked at 3,776 children, aged between three and 18, part of two studies from Finland (Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study)and Australia (Childhood Determinants of Adult Health study).
The consortium was created to analyze the data pooled from four cohorts--the Bogalusa Heart Study and the Muscatine Study in the United States, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health study in Australia, and the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study in Finland--in which subjects underwent a baseline assessment of CV risk factors at ages 3-18 years and a follow-up assessment a mean of 23 years later.
(3) In terms of the world youth festival, however, young Finns were by no means 'marginal'.
Fraser and Tolstoy discussed Russian censorship in Finland and the negative attitude of young Finns towards compulsory military service.
(1) was based on data from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, an ongoing epidemiologic survey of Finnish males and females first examined in childhood (age 3-18 years) in 1980.
vi), The roots of this project go back to 1964, when three young Finns decided to study the undeciphered Indus script with the help of a computer.
"Have we been blind?" he asked, talking about the number of young Finns who, he said, had struggled to adjust to society.

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