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Sweden confirms Magdalena Andersson as first female PM

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 24, 2021 5:11 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021
The Swedish parliament on Wednesday elected Magdalena Andersson as Sweden's new Prime Minister, the first female Prime Minister in Swedish history.

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Magdalena Andersson is scheduled to take office after a meeting with King Carl XVI Gustaf on Friday, giving her less than 10 months to prepare for Sweden's 2022 general election.

Magdalena Andersson becomes Sweden's first female prime minister

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Gender-equal Sweden has never before had a woman as Prime Minister. Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland have all seen women lead their governments.

-PTC News

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