Per Albin Hansson

Swedish politician, Prime Minister of Sweden between 1932–1936 and 1936–1946

Per Albin Hansson (born 28 October 1885 in Kulladal, died 6 October 1946 in Stockholm) was a Swedish politician. He was a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party and promoted policy of welfare state. He was the Prime Minister of Sweden from 24 September 1932 to 6 October 1946, except for a short period in mid-1936.[1]

Per Albin Hansson
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23rd Prime Minister of Sweden
In office
24 September 1932 – 19 June 1936
(3 years, 269 days)
MonarchGustaf V
Preceded byFelix Hamrin
Succeeded byAxel Pehrsson-Bramstorp
In office
28 September 1936 – 6 October 1946
(10 years, 8 days)
MonarchGustaf V
Preceded byAxel Pehrsson-Bramstorp
Succeeded byÖsten Undén (acting)
Minister for Defence
Ministers for War between 10 March - 30 June 1920
In office
10 March 1920 – 27 October 1920
Prime MinisterHjalmar Branting
Preceded byErik Nilsson
Succeeded byCarl Gustaf Hammarskjöld
In office
13 October 1921 – 19 April 1923
Prime MinisterHjalmar Branting
Preceded byOtto Lybeck
Succeeded byCarl Malmroth
In office
18 October 1924 – 7 June 1926
Prime MinisterHjalmar Branting, Rickard Sandler
Preceded byCarl Malmroth
Succeeded byGustav Rosén
Personal details
Born(1885-10-28)28 October 1885
Malmö, Sweden
Died6 October 1946(1946-10-06) (aged 60)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political partySocial Democrats
Spouse(s)Elisabeth Fryckberg
CabinetCabinet of Per Albin Hansson I, II, III, IIII

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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