Ingvar Carlsson

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Ingvar Carlsson
Ingvar Carlsson på Idrottsgalan 2013.jpg
29th Prime Minister of Sweden
In office
13 March 1986 – 4 October 1991
(5 years, 205 days)
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
DeputySvante Lundkvist (1986)
Kjell-Olof Feldt (1986–1990)
Lena Hjelm-Wallén (1990)
Odd Engström (1990–1991)
Preceded byOlof Palme
Succeeded byCarl Bildt
In office
7 October 1994 – 22 March 1996
(1 year, 167 days)
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
DeputyMona Sahlin (1994–1995)
Lena Hjelm-Wallén (1995–1996)
Preceded byCarl Bildt
Succeeded byGöran Persson
Leader of the Opposition
In office
4 October 1991 – 7 October 1994
(3 years, 3 days)
Prime MinisterCarl Bildt
Preceded byCarl Bildt
Succeeded byCarl Bildt
Leader of the
Swedish Social Democratic Party
In office
13 March 1986 – 22 March 1996
(10 years, 9 days)
Preceded byOlof Palme
Succeeded byGöran Persson
Personal details
Born (1934-11-09) 9 November 1934 (age 84)
Borås, Älvsborg County, Sweden
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Ingrid Carlsson
ResidenceTyresö, Södermanland County, Sweden
Alma materLund University,
Northwestern University
ProfessionBusiness economist
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Ingvar Carlsson (born 9 November 1934 in Borås, Västra Götaland County (then Älvsborg County), Sweden), is a Swedish politician, former Prime Minister of Sweden (March 1986–October 1991; October 1994–March 1996) and leader of the Social Democratic Party (March 1986–March 1996).[1] He became Prime Minister in 1986 when Olof Palme was assassinated.

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  1. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.

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