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Mats Johansson

Swedish politician

Mats Erik Johansson (26 December 1951 – 24 June 2017) was a Swedish journalist and politician. He was a member of the Moderate Party and served as a member of the Riksdag from 2006 to 2014. He was also a delegate in the Foreign Affairs Committee, The War Delegation.

Mats Johansson
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Member of the Swedish Riksdag
for Stockholm Municipality
In office
Personal details
Born(1951-12-26)26 December 1951
Sundsvall, Sweden
Died24 June 2017(2017-06-24) (aged 65)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political partyModerate Party
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden

Johansson was a Delegate to The Parliamentary Assembly of The Council of Europe (PACE), Standing Rapporteur on Media Freedom, PACE, Member of the Board of The Public Service Companies Owner Foundation, and Chairman and founder of Stockholm Free World Forum, a foreign policy think-tank. Johansson was an editor for Svenska Dagbladet and Svensk Tidskrift.[1]

Johansson died on 24 June 2017 in Stockholm at the age of 65.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mats Johansson död "en förlust för samhällsdebatten"". Svenska Dagbladet. 2017-06-25.