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Sten ANDERSSON Edit Profile

diplomat , politician , Member of the Riksdag , President of the Nordic Council

Sten Andersson, Swedish minister for foreign affairs Chairman club branch Social Democratic Youth League, 1982-1985, chairman district international committee, The Olof Palme Memorial Fund for International Understanding and Common Security, since 1986, Peace Forum of Swedish Labour Movement, since 1986.

Background

ANDERSSON, Sten was born on April 20, 1923 in Stockholm, Sweden. Parents: John Andersson and Terèse Andersson (née Lind).

Education

General Cert, of Education, 1944. University Studies, 1945-1950.

Career

Club Chairman Young Social Democrats, 1945-1948. Town councilor, Stockholm, 1951-1962. Ombudsman, Stockholm Labour District, 1953-1958, secretary 1958-1962, then Party Secretary, 1963-1982.

Member SAP Election Board, 1959-1962 and Election Drafting Committee, 1960-1962, member Board and Executive Committee, since 1964. Member of Parliament, since 1966. Member Constitution Committee, 196682, Bank Committee, 1966, Foreign Affairs Committee, 1967-1982.

Member Party Support Research Unit, 1971-1972. Board member Stockholm Stock Exchange, 1974-1977. Chairman, Stockholm Labour District, since 1975.

Member War Delegation, since 1982. Cabinet Minister and Minister of Social Affairs, 1982-1985. Former Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Post office worker, 1940-1945. Teacher at Workers’ Education Federation and travel guide, 1945-1953.

Membership

Chairman club branch Social Democratic Youth League, 1982-1985, chairman district international committee, The Olof Palme Memorial Fund for International Understanding and Common Security, since 1986, Peace Forum of Swedish Labour Movement, since 1986.

Connections

Married Britta A.; 5 children.

spouse:
Britta A.