Selma Witans

4 September 1898–11 March 1961 (Age 62)
Töjby, Vaasa, Finland

The Life of Selma

Selma Witans was born on 4 September 1898, in Töjby, Vaasa, Finland. She married Sigfrid Lindén. She died on 11 March 1961, at the age of 62.

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Sigfrid Lindén
Selma Witans

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World Events (3)


Age 1

February Manifesto reduces Finland's autonomy. Finland lost much autonomy. russification of Finland policy initiated. censorship and conscription introduced. civil disobedience began.

Age 9

Finland became first European country to give women right to vote.

Age 19

The Russian Revolution allows Finland to declare its independence.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the medieval personal name Winant .

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

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