Lauri Nurminen
Birth: 9 September 1906
Death: 20 February 2009
Age: 102 years, 164 days
Country: FinlandFIN

Lauri Nurminen (9 September 1906 – 20 February 2009) was the last known White Guard, and the last known surviving veteran from the Finnish Civil War.


Lauri Nurminen served in the White Guard in the Finnish Civil War just after the war broke out in 1918, when he was 11 years old.

He died on 20 February 2009, at the age of 102 years 164 days. Aarne Arvonen was believed to be the last Finnish Civil War veteran at his death until Nurminen was found and verified as a veteran in 2010, nearly one year after his death. At death, he was the last Finnish Civil War veteran of the conflict.


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