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news.com.au 24 Nov, 2021 23:15 am

Sweden’s first female PM Magdalena Andersson resigns hours after being voted in

Sweden’s first female PM Magdalena Andersson resigns hours after being voted in
Magdalena Andersson made history on Wednesday when she became Sweden’s first ever female Prime Minister.

Magdalena Andersson became Sweden’s first female Prime Minister on Wednesday – but within 12 hours, she had dramatically resigned.Magdalena Andersson made history on Wednesday when she became Sweden’s first ever female Prime Minister.Magdalena Andersson received a standing ovation from colleagues when she became Sweden’s first female prime minister on Wednesday.Denmark’s current prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, became the second woman to hold the office in June 2019.

Gro Harlem Brundtland became Norway’s first female prime minister in 1981, while Anneli Tuulikki Jäätteenmäki served as the first female Prime Minister of Finland in 2003.The Social Democrat’s win, based on a vote among MPs, was formally announced on Wednesday to a standing ovation from colleagues.

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