Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Helle Thorning-Schmidt (Dens pronunciation: [ˈhɛlə ˈtoɐ̯neŋ ˈsmed]; born 14 December 1966)[1] is a Dens politeecian who haes been the Prime Meenister o Denmark syne 3 October 2011 an the Leader o the Social Democrats syne 12 Aprile 2005. She is the first woman tae hauld either post.

Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Danmarks statsminister Helle Thorning-Schmidt vid de nordiska statsministrarnas mote vid Nordiska Radets session i Kopenhamn (1).jpg
Prime Meenister o Denmark
In office
3 October 2011 – 28 Juin 2015
MonarchMargrethe II
DeputeMargrethe Vestager
Morten Østergaard
Precedit biLars Løkke Rasmussen
Succeedit biLars Løkke Rasmussen
Leader o the Opposeetion
In office
12 Aprile 2005 – 3 October 2011
Prime MeenisterAnders Fogh Rasmussen
Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Precedit biMogens Lykketoft
Succeedit biLars Løkke Rasmussen
Leader o the Social Democrats
In office
12 Aprile 2005 – 28 Juin 2015
DeputeFrank Jensen
Mogens Jensen
Precedit biMogens Lykketoft
Succeedit biMette Frederiksen
Personal details
Born (1966-12-14) 14 December 1966 (age 53)
Rødovre, Denmark
Poleetical pairtySocial Democrats
Spoose(s)Stephen Kinnock (1996–present)
Bairns2 dauchters
Alma materVarsity o Copenhagen
College o Europe
Signatur

Thorning-Schmidt served as a Member o the European Parliament for Denmark frae 1999 tae 2004 afore bein electit tae the Danish Parliament in 2005. She wis electit tae replace Mogens Lykketoft as Leader o the Social Democrats efter the 2005 parliamentary election, leadin her pairty through the 2007 parliamentary election, which wis wan bi the centre-richt alliance, an the 2011 parliamentary election, efter which she wis appyntit Prime Meenister bi Queen Margrethe II. Thorning-Schmidt haulds degrees in poleetical science frae the Varsity o Copenhagen an the College o Europe.[1]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Folketinget – Helle Thorning-Schmidt (S)". ft.dk. Retrieved 17 September 2011.

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