Finland

Holiday Type:Federal Holiday

Where It is Observed:Finland

Finland

2020
Sunday
6
December

r169301 December 6, 2020 r169381 Finland Independence Day

Finnish Independence Day marks the independence of Finland and its nation-state birthday. The country became independent in 1917 following 108 years as an autonomous Grand Duchy in the Russian Empire. In World War One, the Finnish had to defend themselves from the Russian Empire and eventually won independence, with approval from Lenin’s Revolutionary Russia.

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