Jyrki Katainen

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Jyrki Katainen
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42nd Prime Minister of Finland
In office
22 June 2011 – 24 June 2014
PresidentTarja Halonen
Sauli Niinistö
DeputyJutta Urpilainen
Preceded byMari Kiviniemi
Succeeded byAlexander Stubb
Deputy Prime Minister of Finland
In office
19 April 2007 – 22 June 2011
Prime MinisterMatti Vanhanen
Mari Kiviniemi
Preceded byEero Heinäluoma
Succeeded byJutta Urpilainen
Minister of Finance
In office
19 April 2007 – 22 June 2011
Prime MinisterMatti Vanhanen
Mari Kiviniemi
Preceded byEero Heinäluoma
Succeeded byJutta Urpilainen
Personal details
Born (1971-10-14) 14 October 1971 (age 48)
Siilinjärvi, Finland
Political partyNational Coalition Party
Spouse(s)Mervi Katainen
Alma materUniversity of Tampere
Signature
Military service
Branch/serviceFinnish Army
Years of service1989–1990
RankSenior 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., eds. (2003). Suomen historian pikkujättiläinen [A Small Giant of the Finnish History] (in Finnish). Helsinki: Werner Söderström Publishing Ltd. Explicit use of et al. in: |editor= (help)
  2. "Katainen villitsi kokoomusväen". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). Sanoma News. 17 April 2011.

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