Maarit Feldt-Ranta

Finnish politician
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Maarit Kristiina Feldt-Ranta (26 April 1968 – 27 November 2019) was a Finnish politician. She represented the Social Democratic Party of Finland. She had represented the electoral district of Uusimaa in the Parliament of Finland from March 2007 through April 2019.[1] In 2017, she was elected as the vice-chair of the party.[2] Feldt-Ranta was born in Karis, Finland.

In January 2019, Feldt-Ranta announced her retirement because she was re-diagnosed with stomach cancer.[3] In May, she stopped treatment.[4] She died six months later on 27 November from the disease at the age of 51.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Maarit Feldt-Ranta". Parliament of Finland. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  2. "SDP:n varapuheenjohtajiksi kukitettiin Marin, Feldt-Ranta ja Skinnari". Yle. 4 February 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. "Maarit Feldt-Ranta luopuu eduskuntavaalien ehdokkuudestaan – syöpä uusiutui". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). 24 January 2019. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  4. "HS Kuukausiliite: Maarit Feldt-Rannan syöpähoidot lopetettu – elinaikaa kuukausia". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). 4 May 2019. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  5. "Entinen kansanedustaja Maarit Feldt-Ranta on kuollut 51-vuotiaana". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). 2019-11-28. Retrieved 2019-11-28.