Suomenkieliset Tieto-Sanomat

The front page of the newspaper Suomenkieliset Tieto-Sanomat from 1776. Text written in Fraktur lettering.

Suomenkieliset Tieto-Sanomat was the first Finnish-language newspaper to be published in Finland. It was published twice a month in 1775–1776, with a total of 23 issues. The editor was Antti Lizelius, the vicar of Mynämäki, a village in Southwest Finland.

The newspaper was secular and covered topics such as agriculture, and general news; both domestic and foreign events, even though reporting from abroad was not as fast as it is today.


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