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)
Monarch Carl XVI Gustaf
Deputy Svante Lundkvist (1986)
Kjell-Olof Feldt (1986–1990)
Lena Hjelm-Wallén (1990)
Odd Engström (1990–1991)
Preceded by Olof Palme
Succeeded by Carl Bildt
In office
7 October 1994 – 22 March 1996
(1 year, 167 days)
Monarch Carl XVI Gustaf
Deputy Mona Sahlin (1994–1995)
Lena Hjelm-Wallén (1995–1996)
Preceded by Carl Bildt
Succeeded by Göran Persson
Leader of the Opposition
In office
4 October 1991 – 7 October 1994
(3 years, 3 days)
Prime Minister Carl Bildt
Preceded by Carl Bildt
Succeeded by Carl Bildt
Leader of the
Swedish Social Democratic Party
In office
13 March 1986 – 22 March 1996
(10 years, 9 days)
Preceded by Olof Palme
Succeeded by Göran Persson
Personal details
Born (1934-11-09) 9 November 1934 (age 83)
Borås, Älvsborg County, Sweden
Political party Social Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Ingrid Carlsson
Residence Tyresö, Södermanland County, Sweden
Alma mater Lund University,
Northwestern University
Profession Business economist
Religion Lutheran/Church of Sweden
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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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