Karin Söder

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Karin Söder
Karin Söder 2012 02.jpg
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
8 October 1976 – 18 October 1978
Prime MinisterThorbjörn Fälldin
Preceded bySven Andersson
Succeeded byHans Blix
Minister for Health and Social Affairs
In office
12 October 1979 – 8 October 1982
Prime MinisterThorbjörn Fälldin
Preceded byGabriel Romanus
Succeeded bySten Andersson
Personal details
Born
Karin Ann-Marie Söder

(1928-06-22)22 June 1928
Kil, Värmland
Died19 December 2015(2015-12-19) (aged 87)
Political partyCentre Party
OccupationTeacher

Karin Ann-Marie Söder (30 November 1928 – 19 December 2015) was a Swedish Centre Party politician. She was a member of the Swedish cabinet between 1976-1978 and again in 1979.[1] She was the first female leader of a major political party in Sweden. She also was of the first female foreign ministers in the world. She also worked successful for Systembolaget not being opened on Saturdays.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Karin Söder". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 9 May 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Karin Söder at Wikimedia Commons

Party political offices
Preceded by
Thorbjörn Fälldin
Chairman of the Centre Party of Sweden
1985—1987
Succeeded by
Olof Johansson
Political offices
Preceded by
Sven Andersson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
1976–1978
Succeeded by
Hans Blix
Preceded by
Gabriel Romanus
Minister for Health and Social Affairs
1979–1982
Succeeded by
Sten Andersson