Jaakko Ilkka Statue

Ilmajoki, Finland

Jaakko Ilkka (1545-1597) was a Finnish yeoman and trader. He is remembered for leading the Cudgel War, a peasant uprising in the kingdom of Sweden against exploitation by nobility and military. At its end, and the peasants' defeat on January 1–2, 1597, Ilkka escaped, but was soon recaptured and executed for his part in the fighting. Jaakko Ilkka was executed in Kyrönjoki and his body was brought near Ilmajoki church to slate and people to see. According to other story Ilkka was executed in the place where Ilkka Statue was erected in 1924.

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Founded: 1924
Category: Statues in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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