A Runeberg Tart (Runebergintorttu in finnish)

A Runeberg Tart (Runebergintorttu in Finnish)

Now here’s a question you are unlikely to be able to answer unless you are Finnish. Runeberg was born in Jakobstad, in what is now Finland, but then was part of Sweden, on 5th February 1804, and is held to be the national poet of Finland. Many of his poems deal with the difficulties of life in rural Finland at the time. He died on 6th May 1877 in Porvoo, Finland (then a Grand Duchy of Russia).

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