Magdalena Andersson

Prime Minister of Sweden, Swedish politician and economist

Eva Magdalena Andersson (born 23 January 1967) is a Swedish politician for the Social Democratic Party.[1]

Magdalena Andersson
Magdalena Andersson in 2022 (cropped).jpg
Andersson in 2022
Prime Minister of Sweden
Assumed office
30 November 2021
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
DeputyMorgan Johansson
Preceded byStefan Löfven
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
Assumed office
4 November 2021
Secretary GeneralTobias Baudin
Preceded byStefan Löfven
Minister for Finance
In office
3 October 2014 – 30 November 2021
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byAnders Borg
Succeeded byMikael Damberg
Member of the Riksdag
Assumed office
29 September 2014
ConstituencyStockholm County
Personal details
Eva Magdalena Andersson

(1967-01-23) 23 January 1967 (age 55)
Uppsala, Sweden
Political partySocial Democrats
Richard Friberg (m. 1997)
EducationStockholm School of Economics

In November 2021, she was appointed First Secretary of the Swedish Social Democratic Workers' Party, making her the second woman to lead the party. On 24 November 2021, the Swedish Parliament elected her as Prime Minister of Sweden. She assumed office on 30 November 2021.[2] In May 2022, Andersson started the process for Sweden to join NATO.[3]


  1. Sweden’s Finance Chief Nominated to Become First Female PM Bloomberg. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  2. "Sweden votes in Magdalena Andersson as first female PM". BBC News. 2021-11-24. Retrieved 2021-11-24.
  3. "Sweden to join Nato: 'We are leaving one era and entering another"". The Local. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 17 May 2022.