Jenni Haukio

Birth Name: Jenni Elina Haukio

Place of Birth: Pori, Finland

Date of Birth: 7 April, 1977

Ethnicity: Finnish

Jenni Haukio is a Finnish poet. She has been First Lady of Finland, as the wife of politician Sauli Niinistö, who has been President of Finland, from 1 March, 2012 to 1 March, 2024.

She is the daughter of Ritva (Tuominen) and Teuvo Aulis Haukio. Jenni and Sauli have a son.

Jenni’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandfather, Johan Gustaf Isakinpoika.

Jenni’s paternal grandfather was Toivo Aulis Oskari Haukio (the son of Väinö Oskar Helin and Anna Alina Ramstedt). Toivo was born in Lempäälä. Väinö was the son of Kustaa Oskar Helin and Amanda Rikberg. Anna was the daughter of Johannes "Juho" Ramstedt and Anna Susanna Simonsdotter Lindblom.

Jenni’s paternal grandmother was Kirsti Ines Mäki (the daughter of Emil Johannes Kallenpoika Mäkinen, later Mäki, and of Lempi Maria Rosengren). Kirsti was born in Pori, Satakunta. Emil was the son of Karl Juhonpoika Mäkinen and Hilma Sofia Gröndal. Lempi was the daughter of Isak Ferdinand Rosengren and Maria Kristiina Johansdotter Suniva.

Jenni’s maternal grandfather was Einari Kustaa Tuominen (the son of Kustaa Tuominen and Zaida Pauliina Fröberg). Einari was born in Vihti, Uusimaa. Kustaa was the son of Sipi "Sigrid" Tuominen and Emma Kallent Niemelä. Zaida was the son of Johan Fröberg and Justina Vilhelmina Enqvist.

Jenni’s maternal grandmother was Maila Mirjami Kurppa (the daughter of Mikko Kurppa and Loviisa Amalia Valkonen). Maila was born in Uusikirkko, Viipurin lääni. Mikko was the son of Ville Matinpoika Kurppa and Helena Israelintytär Killström. Loviisa was the daughter of Gabriel Gabrielinpoika Valkonen and Katri Tuomaantytär Toivonen.

Jenni’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Valpuri Iivonen.

Source: Genealogy of Jenni Haukio –

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