Stefan Löfven

Swedish Prime Minister

Kjell Stefan Löfven (born 21 July 1957) is the Prime Minister of Sweden.[1] He was a leader of Swedish trade union from 2006 to 2012. And he has been the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party since 2012.[2] On 14 September 2014. he lead his party in the 2014 Swedish general election to become Sweden's new Prime Minister. Löfven was elected Prime Minister and took office in October 2014.

Stefan Löfven
Stefan Löfven efter slutdebatten i SVT 2014 (cropped).jpg
33rd Prime Minister of Sweden
Assumed office
3 October 2014
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
DeputyÅsa Romson
Preceded byFredrik Reinfeldt
Leader of the Opposition
In office
27 January 2012 – 3 October 2014
Preceded byHåkan Juholt
Succeeded byFredrik Reinfeldt
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
Assumed office
27 January 2012
Preceded byHåkan Juholt
Chairperson of IF Metall
In office
1 January 2006 – 27 January 2012
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAnders Ferbe
Personal details
Kjell Stefan Löfven

(1957-07-21) 21 July 1957 (age 63)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Ulla Löfvén (2003-present)
ResidenceSager House
Alma materUmeå University

Löfven lost a vote of no-confidence on September 25, 2018, and is currently the acting Prime Minister while a new government (which may be led by Löfven himself) is being formed.[3]


  1. "Biography Stefan Löfven". Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  2. "Löfven promises jobs to 50,000 young Swedes". 29 August 2014.
  3. "Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven voted out by parliament". The Local. 25 September 2018. Retrieved 25 September 2018.