Frans Eemil Sillanpaa
- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 1/4 - Investigating / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 3
One of the most famous Finnish writers and in 1939 became the first Finnish writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
The son of a peasant farmer, Sillanpää began studying natural science but in 1913 returned to the country, married, and began to write. His first short stories were published in journals in 1915. From 1924 to 1927 he worked for a publishing company in Porvoo. A new creative period followed in the early 1930s, when he wrote several of his best works.
He died 3 June 1964.