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How Finland was born

In February 1808, a war broke out between Russia and Sweden . Known as the Finnish War, it was fought until September 1809 and Russia won. Finland, which had been an eastern province of Sweden for over 600 years, was then annexed to Russia. Even though Finland was incorporated into the Russian Empire, it was given an autonomous status. Emperor Alexander I announced that Finland had been…