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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

former Prime Minister of Denmark and NATO secretary general

Anders Fogh Rasmussen (Danish pronunciation: [ɑnɐs ˈfɔwˀ ˈʁɑsmusn̩] (About this soundlisten); born 26 January 1953) is a Danish politician. He was the 24th Prime Minister of Denmark from November 2001 to April 2009 and the 12th Secretary General of NATO from August 2009 to October 2014.[1]

Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the Nordic Council Session in Helsinki 2008-10-28.jpg
12th Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
In office
1 August 2009 – 1 October 2014
Preceded byJaap de Hoop Scheffer
Succeeded byJens Stoltenberg
24th Prime Minister of Denmark
In office
27 November 2001 – 5 April 2009
MonarchMargrethe II
DeputyBendt Bendtsen
Lene Espersen
Preceded byPoul Nyrup Rasmussen
Succeeded byLars Løkke Rasmussen
Leader of Venstre
In office
18 March 1998 – 17 May 2009
Preceded byUffe Ellemann-Jensen
Succeeded byLars Løkke Rasmussen
Minister of Economic Affairs
In office
18 December 1990 – 19 November 1992
Prime MinisterPoul Schlüter
Preceded byNiels Helveg Petersen
Succeeded byThor Pedersen
Minister of Tax
In office
10 September 1987 – 19 November 1992
Prime MinisterPoul Schlüter
Preceded byIsi Foighel
Succeeded byPeter Brixtofte
Member of the Folketing
In office
1 July 1978 – 20 April 2009
ConstituencyZealand Greater
Personal details
Born
Anders Fogh Rasmussen

(1953-01-26) 26 January 1953 (age 66)
Ginnerup, Denmark
NationalityDanish
Political partyVenstre
Spouse(s)Anne-Mette Rasmussen (1978–present)
Children3
ParentsKnud Rasmussen
Martha Rasmussen
Alma materAarhus University

Rasmussen is now CEO of Rasmussen Global[2] and a Senior Advisor at The Boston Consulting Group's Copenhagen office.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Anders Fogh Rasmussen".
  2. "The firm - Rasmussen Global Consultancy". Rasmussen Global.
  3. "Anders Fogh Rasmussen gets a new job – The Post". cphpost.dk.