Reino Oittinen

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Reino Oittinen in 1969.

Reino Henrik Oittinen (26 July 1912, Helsinki – 1 March 1978) was a Finnish politician from the Social Democratic Party.

In the 1930s Oittinen participated in the municipal politics in Tampere. He was chosen as Finnish Minister of Education on four occasions: 1948–1950, 1951–1953, 1957–1958 and 1966–1968. Oittinen was also Deputy Prime Minister in three cabinets, those of 1957–1958, 1963–1964 and 1966–1968.[1] He also served as the director general of National Board of General Education from 1950 to 1972.

Oittinen received the honorary title of Minister in 1971.


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