Kalle Rahomaki
Kalle Rahomaki
Kalle Rahomaki in his centenarian years
Birth: 27 January 1911
Lammi, Finland
Death: 14 October 2017
Kauniainen, Finland
Age: 106 years, 260 days
Country: FinlandFIN
Centenarian

Kalle Rahomaki [Finnish: Kalle Rahomäki] (27 January 1911 – 14 October 2017) was a Finnish centenarian who has been the oldest living man in Finland since the death of Harry Holtti on 27 August 2016. He was also the oldest living veteran in Finland, having participated in the "Winter War" during the Second World War.

Biography

Kalle Rahomaki was born in Lammi, Finland, on 27 January 1911. He had nine siblings (two sisters and seven brothers), one of whom was his twin brother Viljo. His family had a small farm. His father died when he was 7 years old. He married a woman named Rauha in 1948 in the Church of Helsinki.

Kalle Rahomaki lived with his wife, 102-year-old Rauha Rahomaki, at Kauniala Hospital, Kauniainen, Finland.

Rahomaki died in Kauniainen, Finland, on 14 October 2017, at the age of 106 years, 355 days.

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Finland's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Frans StoltAlbin KarttunenMatti RuuskaTuomas AhoHeikki TeravainenJalmari KivenheimoAleksi LampenJuho Hanninen • Unidentified • Eemil KayhtyAntti Kamarainen • Efraim Uusi-Kauppila • Vaino Hanhijoki • Aarne Arvonen • Viljo Kekola • Jussi Leskinen • Vilho Maenpaa • Ragnar LindholmToivo Rantala • Harry Holtti • Kalle Rahomaki • Otto Auloste • Vaino Loisa Unidentified

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