Anker Jørgensen

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Anker Jørgensen
Prime Minister of Denmark
In office
5 October 1972 – 19 December 1973
MonarchMargrethe II
Preceded byJens Otto Krag
Succeeded byPoul Hartling
In office
13 February 1975 – 10 September 1982
MonarchMargrethe II
Preceded byPoul Hartling
Succeeded byPoul Schlüter
Personal details
Born(1922-07-13)13 July 1922
Copenhagen, Denmark
Died20 March 2016(2016-03-20) (aged 93)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Political partySocial Democrats
Spouse(s)Ingrid Pedersen

Anker Henrik Jørgensen (13 July 1922 – 20 March 2016) was a Danish politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Denmark from 1972 to 1973, then again from 1975 to 1982. He was also the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Jørgensen was born on 13 July 1922 in Copenhagen.[1] He died in Copenhagen at the age of 93.[2]

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