Cajsa Wahllund

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Catharina "Cajsa" Wahllund (1 May 1771, Värmland, Sweden – 13 July 1843 Helsinki),[1] was a Swedish-born Finnish restaurateur.

Wahllund moved from Sweden to Finland in 1810. She was the successful owner of a popular inn and restaurant in Åbo (1812–1819) and Helsinki (1819–1843) in Finland. She has been regarded as having introduced restaurants to Finland. She was a successful and popular businesswoman, and was especially popular among students: her restaurant became a known center of students.

Legacy

The Kaisaniemi Park and metro station were named after her.[2]

References

  1. ^ Template:Kansallisbiografia
  2. ^ Suomen kansallisbiografia (National Biography of Finland)
  • kansallisbiografia Suomen kansallisbiografia (National Biography of Finland)


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