This is Magdalena Andersson, Sweden’s first female prime minister, as of today. She succeeds Stefan Löfven both as prime minister of Sweden and party leader for the Social Democrats. Magdalena Andersson is preceded by 33 men on the prime minister’s post.
Sweden’s first female prime minister, Magdalena Andersson, has resigned hours after taking up the post. Andersson’s party suffered a budget defeat in parliament and its coalition partner left the two-party minority government.
Hours after being tapped as Sweden’s first female prime minister, Magdalena Andersson resigns after budget defeat.
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Daniel Platt Just a clarification for all non-swedes: it’s standard for a swedish prime minister to resign if a part of the ruling coalition leaves.
Mikko Kuisma Real life Borgen going on in Sweden: The Greens leave the government and new PM Magdalena Andersson also quits as an outcome. Her reign lasted for seven hours.