ⓘ National Progressive Party (Finland)

                                     

ⓘ National Progressive Party (Finland)

The National Progressive Party was a liberal political party in Finland from 1918 to 1951. The party was founded 8 December 1918, after the Finnish Civil War, by the republican majority of the Young Finnish Party and the republican minority of the Finnish Party

Famous members of the party included Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg and Risto Ryti, the first and fifth Presidents of Finland, and Sakari Tuomioja.

The National Progressive Party finished its existence in early 1951, as most of its active members had joined the Peoples Party of Finland. A minority group including Sakari Tuomioja founded the Liberal League.