Stefan Löfven

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Stefan Löfven

Stefan Löfven (cropped).jpg
Löfven in 2017
Prime Minister of Sweden
In office
3 October 2014 – 30 November 2021
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
DeputyMargot Wallström
Morgan Johansson
Åsa Romson
Isabella Lövin
Per Bolund
Preceded byFredrik Reinfeldt
Succeeded byMagdalena Andersson
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
In office
27 January 2012 – 4 November 2021
Secretary-GeneralCarin Jämtin
Lena Rådström Baastad
Preceded byHåkan Juholt
Succeeded byMagdalena Andersson
Leader of the Opposition
In office
27 January 2012 – 3 October 2014
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
Prime MinisterFredrik Reinfeldt
DeputyCarina Moberg
Mikael Damberg
Preceded byHåkan Juholt
Succeeded byFredrik Reinfeldt
Member of the Riksdag
for Västernorrland County
In office
14 September 2014 – 16 November 2021
Preceded byAgneta Lundberg
Succeeded byAnna-Belle Strömberg
Personal details
Born
Kjell Stefan Löfvén

(1957-07-21) 21 July 1957 (age 64)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political partySocial Democrats
Spouse(s)
Ulla Löfvén (m. 2003)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance Sweden
Branch/serviceCoat of arms of the Swedish Air Force Swedish Air Force
Years of service1976–1977
RankPrivate

Kjell Stefan Löfven (born 21 July 1957) was the Prime Minister of Sweden from 2014 until 2021.[1] He was a leader of a Swedish trade union from 2006 to 2012. And he has been the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party since 2012.[2] On 14 September 2014, he lead his party in the 2014 Swedish general election to become Sweden's new Prime Minister. Löfven was elected Prime Minister and took office in October 2014.

On 22 August 2021, Löfven announced that he would retire as Leader of the Social Democrats at the November party congress, and would resign as Prime Minister upon the election of his successor.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography Stefan Löfven". Archived from the original on 23 June 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  2. "Löfven promises jobs to 50,000 young Swedes". The Local. 29 August 2014.
  3. "Live: Statsminister Stefan Löfven avgår i höst". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 2021-08-22. Retrieved 2021-08-22.