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Finnish artist, writer and thinker (1900-1997)wd:Q2832615
Aleksanteri Ahola-Valo (27 January 1900, Impilahti – 15 September 1997) was a Finnish artist, architect and thinker. Inventor of "AE-evohomology" life philosophy. He was a witness to the Russian Revolution.
At the age of 14 he wrote a play, Aikuiset ja lapset kasvatuksen pyörteissä.
Ahola-Valo studied at the Vitebsk Art and Graphic Studios in Belarus (1921–1922), and at the Odessa Art Institute in Ukraine (1923–1925).In 1925 he took part in the Battleship Potemkin silent film. In 1930 he designed "The temple of violence of mankind" in Minsk, Belarus. In 1939–1940 Ahola-Valo was imprisoned for political reasons in the Tammisaari prison camp in Finland. He was one of the last surviving cast members of Battleship Potemkin, if not the last.
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