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 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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