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Persson, Goran

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.

1949 – Hans Göran Persson was born 20th of January in Vingåker in Södermanland, Sweden.

1972-1975 – Worked for the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League (SSU), and was a member of the national board.

          – Served as a city council politician at the small municipality of Katrineholm.

1979 – Elected Member of Parliament.

1985-1989 – Served as Municipal Commissioner (kommunalråd) of Katrineholm.

1989-1991 – Minister of Schools in the Ministry of Education.

1994 – Served as Swedish finance minister.

1996 – Chosen over Mona Sahlin, the Deputy Prime Minister, to lead the country after Carlsson retired.