Jyrki Katainen

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Jyrki Katainen
42nd Prime Minister of Finland
In office
22 June 2011 – 24 June 2014
President Tarja Halonen
Sauli Niinistö
Deputy Jutta Urpilainen
Preceded by Mari Kiviniemi
Succeeded by Alexander Stubb
Deputy Prime Minister of Finland
In office
19 April 2007 – 22 June 2011
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen
Mari Kiviniemi
Preceded by Eero Heinäluoma
Succeeded by Jutta Urpilainen
Minister of Finance
In office
19 April 2007 – 22 June 2011
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen
Mari Kiviniemi
Preceded by Eero Heinäluoma
Succeeded by Jutta Urpilainen
Personal details
Born 14 October 1971 (1971-10-14) (age 42)
Siilinjärvi, Finland
Political party National Coalition Party
Spouse(s) Mervi Katainen
Alma mater University of Tampere
Religion Lutheran
Signature
Military service
Service/branch Finnish Army
Years of service 1989–1990
Rank Senior 1st Lieutenant

Jyrki Tapani Katainen (born 14 October 1971) is a Finnish politician. He was the Prime Minister of Finland from June 2011[1][2] to June 2014. He is also the chairman of the National Coalition Party.

References[change | change source]

  1. Zetterberg, Seppo et al., ed. (2003) (in Finnish). Suomen historian pikkujättiläinen [A Small Giant of the Finnish History]. Helsinki: Werner Söderström Publishing Ltd..
  2. "Katainen villitsi kokoomusväen" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat (Sanoma News). 17 April 2011.

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