Karin Kock-Lindberg

Swedish politician and economist

Karin Kock-Lindberg, née Kock, born 2 July 1891, dead 28 July 1976, was a Swedish social democrat politician and professor of economics. In 1947 she became the first woman to hold a Ministerial position in Sweden.[1] She also became the first female professor of national economy in Sweden.[1] She was known as Karin Kock-Lindberg after marrying lawyer Hugo Lindberg in 1936.

Karin Kock-Lindberg
Tage Erlander & Karin Kock 1947.jpg
Karin Kock-Lindberg and Tage Erlander
Minister of Public Housekeeping
In office
1948–1949
Personal details
Born2 July 1891
Died28 July 1976 (aged 85)
Political partySocial Democrat

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Karin Kock". Kvinnor i arbete (in Swedish). Gothenburg University. Retrieved 21 November 2011.