Otto Manninen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Otto Manninen

Finnish writer

Date of Birth: 13-Aug-1872

Place of Birth: Kangasniemi, Eastern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency, Finland

Date of Death: 06-Apr-1950

Profession: writer, poet, translator, author

Nationality: Finland

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Otto Manninen

  • Otto Manninen (13 August 1872, Kangasniemi – 6 April 1950, Helsinki) was a Finnish writer, poet, and a celebrated translator of world classics into Finnish language.
  • Along with Eino Leino in the early 20th century, he is considered as a pioneer of Finnish poetry.
  • Manninen translated the works of Homer, Sophocles, Euripides, Heine, Ibsen, Petofi and Runeberg into Finnish.

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