Lars Lokke Rasmussen

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Birthday
15, 1964
Birthplace
Denmark
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Denmark

About

From 2009 until 2011, this Venstre (Danish conservative-leaning liberal party) politician held office as Prime Minister of Denmark. Previously, he had served as Minister of Finance and Minister of the Interior and Health.

Before Fame

After earning his law degree from the University of Copenhagen, he worked briefly as a consultant. In 1994, he began his political career as a member of the Folketinget (the Danish parliament).

Trivia

He was widely criticized for his statements and actions at the United Nations Climate Change Conference of late 2009 (held in Copenhagen).

Family Life

A native of Vejle, Denmark, he was born to Lise Lokke and Jeppe Rasmussen. His marriage to Solrun Lokke Rasmussen resulted in three children.

Associated With

In 2011, Helle Thorning-Schmidt succeeded Rasmussen as Prime Minister of Denmark.