Anneli Jäätteenmäki

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Anneli Jäätteenmäki

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39th Prime Minister of Finland
In office
17 April 2003 – 24 June 2003
PresidentTarja Halonen
DeputyAntti Kalliomäki
Preceded byPaavo Lipponen
Succeeded byMatti Vanhanen
Minister of Justice[1]
In office
1 May 1994 – 13 April 1995
Prime MinisterEsko Aho
Preceded byHannele Pokka
Succeeded bySauli Niinistö
Personal details
Anneli Tuulikki Jäätteenmäki

(1955-02-11) 11 February 1955 (age 67)
Lapua, Finland
Political partyCentre Party
Spouse(s)Jorma Melleri
Alma materUniversity of Helsinki

Anneli Tuulikki Jäätteenmäki (born 11 February 1955) is a Finnish politician. She was the first female Prime Minister of Finland from 17 April 2003 to 24 June 2003.[2] From 2004 to 2019, she was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Finland. She was the chairwoman of the Centre Party of Finland from 18 June 2000 to 5 October 2003. In 2003, Jäätteenmäki was the Speaker of the Parliament of Finland.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Council of State – Ministers of Justice". Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. "Ministerikortisto". Valtioneuvosto. Archived from the original on 3 May 2009.; Skard, Torild (2014) "Finland's three national leaders" in Women of power – Half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide, Bristol: Policy Press, ISBN 978-1-44731-578-0