Stefan Löfven

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Stefan Löfven
Stefan Löfven efter slutdebatten i SVT 2014 (cropped).jpg
33rd Prime Minister of Sweden
Assumed office
3 October 2014
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
DeputyMargot Wallström
Morgan Johansson
Åsa Romson
Isabella Lövin
Per Bolund
Preceded byFredrik Reinfeldt
Leader of the Opposition
In office
27 January 2012 – 3 October 2014
Preceded byHåkan Juholt
Succeeded byFredrik Reinfeldt
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
Assumed office
27 January 2012
Preceded byHåkan Juholt
Chairperson of IF Metall
In office
1 January 2006 – 27 January 2012
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAnders Ferbe
Personal details
Kjell Stefan Löfven

(1957-07-21) 21 July 1957 (age 64)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Ulla Löfvén (2003-present)
ResidenceSager House
Alma materUmeå University

Kjell Stefan Löfven (born 21 July 1957) is the Prime Minister of Sweden.[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.