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Runebergintorttu’s story

Today in Finland is a very special day. It is Runeberginpäivä, the day of Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877), the national poet of Finland.
Probably his major work was The tales of Ensign Stål, first published in 1848, in Swedish.

This collection of quite patriotic poems tells about the war of Finland,…