Linda Korhonen

15 April 1920–16 December 2010 (Age 90)
Tampere, Häme, Finland

The Life of Linda

When Linda Korhonen was born on 15 April 1920, her father, Aleksander Korhonen, was 55 and her mother, Maria Matilda Malinen, was 36. She died on 16 December 2010, in Tampere, Häme, Finland, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Aleksander Korhonen
1864–1933
Maria Matilda Malinen
1883–1979
Ida Maria Korhonen
1910–1910
Elna Korhonen
1910–2010
Einar Korhonen
1912–2011
Hilda Korhonen
1914–2014
Jalo Ensio Korhonen
1920–1942
Linda Korhonen
1920–2010
Unto Aulis Korhonen
1922–2000

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Ida Maria Korhonen

    Female1910–1910Female

    Female1910–2010Female

    Male1912–2011Male

    Female1914–2014Female

    Jalo Ensio Korhonen

    Male1920–1942Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1939

Age 19

World War II. Outbreak of World War II. Finland declares its neutrality. In November the Soviet Union invades. The Winter War begins.
1940

Age 20

Finland forced to concede to Soviet Union. Treaty of Moscow gave 10% of Finnish territory to Soviet Union.
1944

Age 24

The Red Army invades. An armistice is signed in September. Finland concedes more land to the Soviet Union and agrees to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in war reparations.

Name Meaning

Finnish: from the descriptive nickname korho ‘deaf person’, + the common surname suffix -nen. The term was used to denote not only a deaf person but also someone who was elderly, aloof, clumsy, silly, or foolish.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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