Ville Ritola

Ville Ritola bio

Birth Name: Ville Ritola

Occupation: Runner

Place Of Birth: Finland

Date Of Birth: January 18, 1896

Date Of Death: April 24, 1982

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Finnish

Ville Ritola was born on the 18th of January, 1896. He was best known for being a Runner. Finnish long distance runner who won five Olympic gold medals, four of which came during the 1924 Olympics.

Ville Ritola was born in Finland. He emigrated from Finland to the United States at the age of 17. He won a total of six medals at the 1924 Olympics, four being gold.

Ville Ritola was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ville Ritola was born in 1890s.

Ville Ritola is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Ville’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ville Ritola’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ville Ritola’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ville Ritola kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ville Ritola was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ville Ritola
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Ville Ritola was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ville Ritola was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Ville Ritola had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Ville Ritola’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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