Beeing a part of the Social Democrat’s party Magdalena Andersson has been politically active since 1996.
In November 2021 Magdalena Andersson was appointed Prime Minister of Sweden.
Replacing the former Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, she becomes the first female Prime Minister of Sweden. And thereby historical.
It wasn’t the first time Magalena was elected to a high post: 2020 she was elected chair of the highest advisory body of the International Monetary Fund (IMC).. She’s the first woman on this post.
Andersson was born in 1967 in the city of Uppsala. Little did she know then that she would become historical as Sweden’s first female Prime Minister.
During the years, starting 1987, Andersson has been a regular student at serveral higher education institutions.
In 1995 Magdalena attended Harvard University, and a year earlier the Institute for advanced studies in Vienna. From before Magdalena also has a Bachelor’s degree in economics.
Between 2014 and 2021 Magdalena Andersson held the post as Minister of Finance in the Swedish Parliament.
She’s also worked as economic spokesperson for the Social Democrat’s party, and as advisor for the party chairman.
© Petra Roman, freelance writer.