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He was the Prime Minister of Sweden for many hours

He was the Prime Minister of Sweden for many hours

“There is a constitutional procedure that a coalition must leave the government when a party leaves,” he said. – I do not want to lead a government that questions the legitimacy.

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Magdalena Anderson in Swedish traditional dress on the opening day of the parliamentary session

The 54-year-old Social Democrat leader is from Uppsala. He is a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics, where he worked for many years. In 1995, Anderson studied at Harvard UniversityJoin the Swedish government a year later.

Until 1998, he was the Political Adviser in the Office of Prime Minister Goren Person, and later the Planning Director in that office (1998-2004) and Secretary of State in the Ministry of Finance (2004-2006). From 2007 to 2009 he served in the Parliamentary Section of the Social Democrats, and until 2012 he was the Director of the Swedish Tax Agency (ScottWerket). In 2012, he became spokesman for the Swedish Social Democratic Workers’ Party for economic policy.

Since 2014, he has been the Finance Minister. In November 2021, he became the new leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Workers’ Party, replacing Prime Minister Stephen Lofven at the ceremony. In the same month, after the resignation of the Prime Minister, Rickstock received the task of forming a new government. On November 24, Rickstock approved his candidacy for president – In the absence of at least 175 votes against. Sweden’s new Prime Minister However, he resigned a few hours later, The Greens left the government after the right-wing opposition voted for its own budget.

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Magdalena Anderson has a husband (Richard Freiberg is a professor of economics) and two children. He lives with his family in Naka, near Stockholm. Magdalena and her husband like to spend time outside; They often go hiking, canoeing and mountaineering. The economist’s interest is in swimming, and Anderson was Sweden’s junior champion in the field.

Before Magdalena Anderson became head of the Swedish government, Sweden was the only Nordic country without a female prime minister.