Finnish Mythology

The Gods of Finland...

TAPIO

Finnish Nature God

Picture of the Finnish Nature God Tapio from our Finnish mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Finnish Forest God

Being in Finland he is probably evergreen rather than deciduous.

With a beard of lichen and eyebrows of moss, you’ll appreciate that he is made entirely of trees. Consequently he doesn’t get around very much. But he doesn’t need to as he can branch out far and wide and let knowledge whisper through his foliage.

The family tree includes his wife Mielikki, his son Nyyrikki, and his daughter Tuulikki. Not to mention Tellervo the maid.

Tapio Facts and Figures

Name: Tapio
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Nature
Area of expertise: Nature

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 826

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Article last revised on September 14, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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