Sanna Marin

Finnish politician and the 46th Prime Minister of Finland

Sanna Mirella Marin (born 16 November 1985) is a Finnish politician. Marin is the Prime Minister of Finland since 10 December 2019. She is a member of the Social Democrat. She has been member of the Parliament of Finland since 2015. She was the Minister of Transport and Communications from 6 June 2019 through December 2019.[1]

Sanna Marin
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Prime Minister of Finland
Assumed office
10 December 2019
PresidentSauli Niinistö
Preceded byAntti Rinne
Minister of Transport and Communications
In office
6 June 2019 – 10 December 2019
Prime MinisterAntti Rinne
Preceded byAnu Vehviläinen
Personal details
Born
Sanna Mirella Marin

(1985-11-16) 16 November 1985 (age 34)
Helsinki, Finland
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Markus Räikkönen
Children1
EducationUniversity of Tampere

After Antti Rinne left his position as prime minister, Social Democratic Party of Finland selected Marin as its candidate for new prime minister 8 December 2019.[2][3] She became the world's youngest currently-serving prime minister, Finland's youngest-ever prime minister and Finland's third female prime minister on 10 December 2019.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sanna Marin Parliament of Finland (in Finnish). Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  2. SDP on valinnut: Sanna Marinista tulee Suomen seuraava pääministeri – suora lähetys menossa, Yle seuraa hetki hetkeltä Yle 8.12.2019
  3. Finland's Social Democrats name Marin to be youngest ever prime minister Reuters 8.12.2019
  4. "Finland anoints Sanna Marin, 34, as world's youngest-serving prime minister". The Guardian. 9 December 2019. Retrieved 9 December 2019.