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
Personal details
Born2 July 1891
Died28 July 1976 (aged 85)
Political partySocial Democrat


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