Nov. 27, 2021

Sweden’s first ever female Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson resigned hours after she was appointed on November 24, 2021.


  • Social Democrat Andersson had formed a coalition government with the Green party, which decided to quit the coalition after Andersson presented her government’s budget, forcing her to resign as the Prime Minister.

  • Magdalena Andersson is the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Sweden. Andersson, 54, began her political career as a political adviser to then prime minister Göran Persson in 1996 and then as Director of Planning.