|Prime Minister of Sweden|
14 October 1969 – 8 October 1976
8 October 1982 – 28 February 1986
|Preceded by||Tage Erlander
|Succeeded by||Thorbjörn Fälldin
|Born||30 January 1927
|Died||28 February 1986
|Political party||Social Democratic|
|Spouse(s)||Lisbet Palme (née Beck-Friis)|
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Olof Palme (30 January 1927 – 28 February 1986) was a Swedish politician. He was the leader of the Social Democratic Party from 1969-1986 until his death and Prime Minister of Sweden from 1969-1976 and 1982-1986.
He was shot to death in Stockholm after going to the cinema on 28 February 1986. The killer has never been identified, and the gun has never been found. His murder is still a mystery for Swedish police, even though people have been arrested in connection with it.
References[change | change source]
- "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Olofpalme.org Official page of the Olof Palme Archives with various documents.
- Selected Speeches by Olof Palme - Speeches on Africa in English.
- Olof Palme's visit to Cuba - Speech by Fidel Castro on the Swedish-Cuban friendship, 1975.