President of Finland Kyuosti Kallio with Field Marshal Carl Gustav Emil Mannerheim at the railway station in Helsinki on December 19, 1940. Behind them in a dark suit is the President of the Republic of Ryti. On the left side of Mannerheim is the chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant-General Erik Heinrichs. Behind Kallio, his adjutant, Colonel Paasonen.
Kyusti Kallio resigned a few days ago due to poor health and is about to leave his home. Kallio’s right hand was paralyzed after a heart attack in August 1940. A few seconds after the photo was taken, Callio received a second heart attack and died.
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Date: December 19, 1940