Alvar Aalto

1898 Born at Kuortane on 3 February
1916 Matriculation from Jyväskylä Classical Lyceum
1921 Diploma of architecture at the Institute of Technology, Helsinki
1923-27 Private architectural office in Jyväskylä (from 1924 in collaboration with Aino Aalto)
1924 Married to architect Aino Marsio (1894-1949)
1927-33 Private architectural office in Turku
1933- Private architectural office in Helsinki
1943-58 Chairman of the Association of Finnish Architects SAFA (Honorary Member since 1958)
1946-48 Professor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology M.I.T. (Cambridge, USA)
1952 Married to architect Elissa Mäkiniemi
1955- Member of the Finnish Academy (Emeritus Member since 1968)
1963-68 President of the Finnish Academy
1976 Died in Helsinki on May 11th

Alvar Aalto