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Hadar H. Cars

Member of the Riksdag

Hadar CARS, Swedish Member of the Riksdag. Grand Cross of the Order of the Mexican Eagle; Officer of the Polish Order of Merit.


CARS, Hadar was born on June 14, 1933 in Stockholm, Sweden. Parents: Brig. General Cars and Hadar Cars.


Stockholm University, Bachelor of Arts and Master of Political Science. 1959; Post-graduate Studies, Columbia University, New York, USA. 1961-1962, Geneva and Paris, 1963. Spoken languages: English, French, German.


Chairman. Swedish Liberal Students Association, 1960-1961. Deputy Chairman, Swedish Liberal Youth, 1963-1964. Councillor, City Council of Stockholm and member, City Board of Directors, 196676.

Cabinet Minister of Trade, 1978-1979. Chairman, Government Committee on Information to Promote Trade, 1979-1980. Chairman, Government Committee on the Use of Electricity, 1980.

Chairman, Government Committee on Energy Prices and Tariffs, 1980-1981. Chairman, conference of West European Parliamentarians on sanctions against South Africa, The Hague, 1982. Chairman, International Council, Swedish Liberal Party, since 1983.

Member. Standing Committee on Industry, Trade and Energy, 1980-1982, 1985-1991, Dep, Chairman, 1988-1991. Alternative Member, Foreign Affairs Committee, 1985-1988, since 1991. Member, European Free Trade Association Parliamentary Committee, since 1985.

Member of Parliament, 1980-1982, since 1985. Chairman, EEA Committee, since 1992. Captain, Royal Svea Life Guards, res.

Assistant Secretary, Swedish UNESCO Council, 1958-1959. Assistant, Institute of Political Science, Stockholm University, 1958-1961, 196263 and lecturer, 1964-1967. Project Administrator, Political Research Institute, 1967-1968.

Deputy Secretary General, Swedish National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce, 1969-1970, Secretary General, 1971-1976, Director, 1977-1978. Secretary, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, 1969-1971, Deputy Managing Director, Head of the Departments of Economic Policy and Foreign Trade, 1971-1978. Chairman, Swedish Fund for the Substitution of Oil, 1981-1983.

Commissioned by the government to present a programme concerning Swedish export of energy technology and energy products, 1983-1984. Commissioned by the government to study and present a programme concerning Radio Sweden International, 1985-1986.


  • Other Work

    • Author of some hundred articles and co-editor/contributor to six books.




  • Other Interests

    European integration, trade and development, human rights.


Married Jane Casten Carlberg. Children: Hadar, Greger, Christine.

Jane Casten Carlberg

Hadar Cars

Greger Cars

Christine Cars