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Persson, Goran (also Goeran Persson)

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Politician


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.




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