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Bjorn Von Sydow

Bjorn Von Sydow, federal official. Military service Enkoping and Stockholm.

Background

  • Sydow, Bjorn Von was born on November 26, 1945.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Stockholm University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Linkoping University, 1978.

    Career

    • Professor political science University Stockholm, 1978—1983. Secretary to former Prime Minister Tage Erlander, 1970-1974. Municipal councilor Solna, 1978—1996.

      Member SDP Program Commission, 1987—2001. Member Parliament, since 1994. Minister trade, industry and commerce, 1996.

      Minister defense, 1997—2002. Speaker Parliament, Sweden, 2002—2006. Visiting professor United States.

      Researcher in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party

    Membership

    Military service Enkoping and Stockholm.

    Connections

    • Married; four children.
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    Born November 26, 1945
    (age 71)
    • 1969
      Stockholm University
    • 1978
      Linköping University
    • 1970 - 1974
      secretary, to former Prime Minister Tage Erlander
    • 1978 - 1983
      Professor, political science University Stockholm
    • 1978 - 1996
      municipal councilor Solna
    • 1987 - 2001
      member, SDP Program Commission
    • 1994
      member, Parliament
    • 1996
      minister trade
    • 1997 - 2002
      minister defense
    • 2002 - 2006
      speaker Parliament
      Sweden
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