Fredrik Reinfeldt

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Birthday
4, 1965
Birthplace
Osterhaninge, Sweden
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Osterhaninge, Sweden

About

This Moderate Party politician and former President of the European Council took office in 2006 as Prime Minister of Sweden. Elected to a second term in 2010, he continued to deal with the aftermath of his country's 2008 and 2009 financial crisis.

Before Fame

In his late teens, he became a member of Sweden's Moderate Youth League. Later, he served in the Swedish military and earned a degree in economics and business from Stockholm University.

Trivia

In 2007, he met with then-United States President George W. Bush to discuss free trade and climate change; several years later, he met with President Barack Obama.

Family Life

He and his two brothers grew up in Stockholm and London. His twenty-year marriage to fellow Moderate Party politician Filippa Holmberg resulted in three children: Ebba, Eric, and Gustaf.

Associated With

Often compared to British Prime Minister and Conservative Party member David Cameron, he successfully changed his country's perception of the Moderate Party from a conservative entity to a truly middle-ground organization.