Trunborg, Anders was born on June 9, 1934 in Stockholm.
Organizing secretary Social Democratic Party, Stockholm, 1958, transferred to party executive, 1960, information secretary & then international secretary, assistant party sec, 1967—1968. Under-secretary State Ministry of Defense, 1969—1974, Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1974—1976. Permanent representative to United Nations, 1977—1983.
Chairman United Nations Trust Fund South Africa, 1977—1982, United Nations Study Group Nuclear Weapons, 1979—1982. Vice-chairman United Nations Commission Decolonisation, 1978—1979. Minister of Defense, since 1983.