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KAARLO BERGBOM (2 October 1843, Viipuri – 17 January 1906) was a Finnish theatre director. He was the founder of the Finnish National Theatre , the first Finnish language theatre company. Though he wrote very little as a playwright, he was responsible for introducing a number of important Finnish dramatists, particularly Minna Canth , and Finnish translations of William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
and other foreign writers. Bergbom also founded the magazine Kirjallinen Kuukausilehti.

He was the brother of senator Ossian Wuorenheimo and Emilie Bergbom . He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki.

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* ^ "Hietaniemen hautausmaa – merkittäviä vainajia" (PDF). Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä. Retrieved 2016-08-26.