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The first Presidential election in the Republic of Finland

Content description: The election of the first President of the Republic of Finland at the Parliament in Helsinki 25.7.1919. The Secretary of the Parliament is reading out the results. The President of the Supreme administrative Court, Professor Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg has been elected the first President of Finland. Representatives of foreign States are sitting on the right in the compartment of th…