Lauri Ingman was Professor of Practical Theology at Helsinki University from 1916 to 1930 . In 1930 he succeeded Gustaf Johansson as Archbishop of Finland with his seat in Turku (Åbo). As such, was instrumental in drafting the Church Law for Finland and in the catechism work.
In his political offices, Ingman was an important representative of the conservative National Collection Party . In the 1920s he served as education minister in four governments. From November 1918 to April 1919 and from May 1924 to March 1925 he was Prime Minister of Finland . In the years 1907-1919 and 1922-1929 he was also a member of parliament.
- Ralph Tuchtenhagen : Lauri Ingman. In: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL). Volume 15, Bautz, Herzberg 1999, ISBN 3-88309-077-8 , Sp. 735-738.
Archbishop of Turku
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Ingman, Lars Johannes (maiden name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Finnish theologian and politician, member of the Reichstag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 30, 1868|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Teuva|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 25, 1934|
|Place of death||Turku|