Country article in printed Atlas

1640 Foundation of the Kungliga Akademin i Åbo (Royal Academy of Turku)
1809 Finland annexed to Russia as a Grand Duchy
1812 Helsinki becomes the new capital of Finland
1828 Transfer of the old academy from Turku to Helsinki, and its renaming as the Suomen Keisarillinen Aleksanterin Yliopisto (Imperial Alexander University in Finland). Reorganization and creation of new chairs in history
1831 Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura (Finnish Literary Society)
1835 Kalevala, the national epic, is published
1863 The Language Decree: Finnish becomes an official language besides Swedish
1875 Suomen Historiallinen Seura (Finnish Historical Society)
1893 Kansallismuseo (National Museum of Finland) in Helsinki
1903 Historiallinen Aikakauskirja (HAIK, Historical Journal)
1917 Finland’s independence
1919 University again renamed the Helsingin Yliopisto (University of Helsinki)
1937 Finnish becomes the official language of the University of Helsinki
1947–48 The Suomen Akatemia (Academy of Finland) founded
1970 The Academy of Finland reorganized



(References are included up to 2009)

Haapala, P., & Kaarninen, M. (2010). Finland. In L. Raphael & I. Porciani (Eds.), Atlas of European Historiography. The Making of a Profession 1800-2005 (pp. 74–77). Palgrave.

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