Gudrun Schyman

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Birthday
9, 1948
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
9, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

After leading the Swedish Left Party during the 1990s and early 2000s, Schyman formed her own political party, the Feminist Initiative. From 1988 until 2006, she represented the Stockholm County constituency in the Swedish Parliament.

Before Fame

Before beginning her political career, she completed her studies at the Socialhogskolan i Stockholm.

Trivia

In the early 2000s, she stirred controversy by delivering a speech in which she compared the treatment of women in Sweden to that of Afghani women by the Taliban.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Taby, Stockholm County, Sweden.

Associated With

She and fellow Swedish politician Nyamko Sabuni both fought for gender equality in their native country.