Fredrik Reinfeldt

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Fredrik Reinfeldt

Chairman of the liberal conservative Moderate Party since 2003 add

Category: Business

Born in 1965.

Countries: Sweden (46%), United States (22%), Europe (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Lars Leijonborg, Christian Democrats (Sweden), World War II

Linked to: Moderate Party, Riksdag, Sweden Democrats, Stockholm University

 

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Fredrik Reinfeldt was born in 1965 add something


1969

The Reinfeldt family was living in Bromsten when Fredrik's younger brothers, Magnus and Henrik, were born in 1969 and 1973 add something


1976

In 1976, the family moved into a single-family home in Täby in northeastern Stockholm County add something


1983

A native of Stockholm County, Reinfeldt joined the Moderate Youth League in 1983, and by 1992 had risen to the rank of chairman, a position he held until 1995 add something


1991

He has been a Member of Parliament since 1991, representing his home constituency add something

 

In the Swedish general election of 1991, the Moderate Party and its allies had considerable success, leading to the formation of a centre-right coalition government under Moderate Party leader and Prime Minister Carl Bildt add something

 

The 1991 government was the first centre-right government in Sweden since 1982 add something


1992

From 1992 to 1995, Reinfeldt was the chairman of the Moderate Youth League add something

 

Ulf Kristersson - When he stood for re-election the second time in 1992, he was opposed by Fredrik Reinfeldt, who is now the leader of the Moderate Party


1993

In 1993, he wrote the book "Det sovande folket" , in which he criticized the Swedish welfare state and argued for the introduction of a neoliberalist society add something


1994

Following the 1994 defeat of the Moderate-led coalition government, Reinfeldt adopted a critical stance against the party leadership under Carl Bildt, which resulted in isolation within the party add something

 

Following the defeat of the Bildt government in the Swedish general election of 1994, Reinfeldt publicly criticized the Moderate Party leader, whom he believed had gotten too much dominance in the party add something


1995

During the period 1995 to 1997, Reinfeldt was chairman of the Democrat Youth Community of Europe add something

 

In 1995, Reinfeldt co-authored the book "Nostalgitrippen" , which described several persons in the Moderate Party leadership, including Gunnar Hökmark and Bo Lundgren, as "Carl Bildt-lookalikes add something


1999

After this, Reinfeldt toned down his criticism, but was ostracized within the Moderate Party and not given any important posts until after the change of leadership when Lundgren succeeded Bildt in 1999 add something

 

However, following a change of leadership in 1999 and a bad result in the 2002 election, Reinfeldt gradually gained influence within the Moderate Party add something


2000

During the 2000 United States presidential election, Reinfeldt visited the United States to support the campaign of George W. Bush add something


2001

From 2001 to 2002, Reinfeldt was chairman of the justice committee of the Swedish parliament add something


2002

After the 2002 election, Reinfeldt was elected as leader of the Moderate Party parliamentary group, spokesman for economic policy and vice chairman of the parliament's finance committee add something

 

The Moderates gathered 26,1 percent of the votes, a new record for the party which in the 2002 election had only managed to gather 15,2 percent of the votes add something

 

Sven Otto Littorin - In 2002 he was appointed party secretary by Bo Lundgren and later became a part of Fredrik Reinfeldt's team


2003

On 25 October 2003, he was unanimously elected as the new leader of the Moderate Party add something

 

Reinfeldt was elected party leader on 25 October 2003, succeeding Bo Lundgren add something

 

Moderate Party - Former head of the Moderate Youth Fredrik Reinfeldt was elected as the new party leader in 2003


2004

Prior to the 2004 United States presidential election, Reinfeldt again expressed his support for Bush add something

 

In an interview with the newspaper "Stockholm City" on 8 March 2004, Reinfeldt said that he preferred Bush over the Democratic Party contender John Kerry, and in a poll conducted by the newspaper "Svenska Dagbladet" in April 2004, Reinfeldt like a large majority of his party favoured Bush over Kerry add something


2006

Approval ratings for Reinfeldt as a person remained overall good but fluctuating through most of the period 2006-2010, but did not always seem to translate into support for the cabinet add something

 

During the 2006 election, it was brought to attention that Reinfeldt's paternal great-grandfather, John Reinfeldt, was the illegitimate son of Emma Dorotea "Reinfeld", a maid from Eckau in present-day Latvia, and John Hood, an African American circus director from New York add something

 

During the run-up for the 2006 Swedish general election, Reinfeldt was subjected to a smear campaign add something

 

In a study by Sifo, a Swedish polling institute, Reinfeldt was the "most admired man in Sweden" in 2006 add something

 

This is his first visit to the United States since becoming Prime Minister in 2006 add something

 

Following the general election held on 17 September 2006, Reinfeldt was elected Prime Minister by the new parliament on 6 October add something

 

Following the general election on 17 September 2006, the Alliance for Sweden won a majority of the votes after the first count, defeating the Social Democrat Party add something

 

On 4 October 2006, the new Speaker of the Parliament, Per Westerberg, nominated Reinfeldt to be prime minister add something

 

Christian Democrats (Sweden) - As a member of the winning side in the Swedish general election, 2006, the Alliance for Sweden, the Christian Democrats got three minister posts in the Cabinet of Fredrik Reinfeldt

 

Maud Olofsson - Following its victory in the elections in 2006, this alliance was able to form a new government under Fredrik Reinfeldt

 

Beatrice Ask - Following the 2006 election, after which Fredrik Reinfeldt became Prime Minister, Ask was appointed Minister for Justice in the new cabinet

 

Jan Bjorklund - In the 2006 election Björklund was elected as a Member of Parliament, and shortly thereafter appointed as Minister for Schools in the new centre-right cabinet led by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt

 

Bjorn von Sydow - However, when Göran Persson asked for his resignation after the lost 2006 election, the parliamentary situation was very clear, so already on 19 September 2006 Sydow could formally ask Fredrik Reinfeldt to begin the formation of a new government to take office after the new Riksdag has assembled to approve it

 

Tobias Billstrom - Billström was appointed as Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy on 6 October 2006 in the centre-right cabinet led by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt

 

Cecilia Malmstrom - Following the 2006 Swedish elections which saw the victory of the centre-right coalition of Fredrik Reinfeldt, Malmström returned to Sweden to take up the job of Minister for European Affairs in Reinfeldt's cabinet on 6 October 2006

 

Cecilia Malmstrom - Following the 2006 Swedish elections which saw the victory of the centre-right coalition of Fredrik Reinfeldt, Malmström returned to Sweden to take up the job of Minister for European Affairs in Reinfeldt's cabinet on 6 October 2006

 

Lars Leijonborg - On 6 October 2006 Lars Leijonborg was made Minister for Education and Research in the Cabinet of Fredrik Reinfeldt


2007

Reinfeldt visited Washington, D.C. on 15 May 2007, meeting with President Bush add something


2009

He was President of the European Council in 2009 add something

 

Reinfeldt was responsible in this role to put EU's efforts to get into a binding agreement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in 2009 but this did not succeed add something

 

His father Bruno Reinfeldt was formerly involved in local politics for the Moderate Party in Täby, but left all his political posts in February 2009 after having been arrested and later convicted for drink driving add something

 

Reinfeldt became President of the European Council on 1 July 2009, as Sweden took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from the Czech Republic add something

 

He visited President Barack Obama at first the White House and in the Metropolitan Museum of Art on 23 September 2009 add something

 

Reinfeldt was President of the European Council from 1 July to 1 December 2009 add something

 

The signing of the Treaty of Lisbon was Reinfeldt's role as President of the Council, which occurred on 13 December 2009 add something

 

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden - On 24 February 2009, rumours that wedding plans were imminent became particularly intense preceding an information council between the King and Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt

 

Lars Leijonborg - He announced on the 11 June 2009 that he would be leaving the Cabinet of Fredrik Reinfeldt as soon as a successor was appointed


2010

After the 2010 election Reinfeldt's government was reduced to a minority government but becoming the first centre-right government since before World War II to be re-elected, making Reinfeldt the first Moderate politician elected to two consecutive terms as Prime Minister add something

 

In 2010, the crisis was over and when Sweden which proved to overcome the crisis better than other developed countries, this could be highlighted by the government as a force in run-up to 2010 general election add something

 

Reinfeldt's popularity waned amid the financial crisis but when Swedens economy emerged as one of the best in Europe it brought a resurgence of support, resulting in his re-election in 2010 add something

 

In the 2010 general election held on 19 September 2010 the Alliance for Sweden were reduced to a minority government, but becoming the first centre-right government to re-elected since before World War II add something

 

Tobias Billstrom - In addition to his Migration portfolio, Billström was appointed temporary Minister for Employment by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, following Sven Otto Littorin's immediate resignation on 7 July 2010


2011

Saab went into bankruptcy in December 2011 but the bankruptcy estate was purchased by the National Electric Vehicle Sweden in May 2012 add something


2012

On 7 March 2012 it became known that the couple had separated add something

 

Minister for Defence Sten Tolgfors resigned on 29 March 2012 as a result of his activity in the Saudi Affair add something

 

On 11 July 2012 the couple signed their divorcement papers add something


2013

On 20 February 2013 they signed the last papers which conducted their divorce add something

 

Gunilla Carlsson - As the Swedish Riksdag convened after the summer on 17 September 2013, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt announced that Carlsson had submitted her resignation and he had accepted the resignation earlier that morning


2014

Reinfeldt and his centre-right coalition lost the 2014 election and he announced that he would step down from leading the party in 2015 add something

 

Reinfeldt and his centre-right coalition lost the 2014 election and he announced that he would step down from leading the party in 2015 add something

 

Reinfeldt announced his resignation as both PM and party leader after suffering defeat at the 2014 general election add something

 

Reinfeldt's party lost the September 2014 parliamentary election, and Stefan Löfven became prime minister designate add something

 

Christian Democrats (Sweden) - The Christian Democrats were a minor party in the centre-right Alliance coalition government led by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt until his resignation in 2014

 

Anna Kinberg Batra - On 9 December 2014, the Moderate Party's nomination committee nominated Anna Kinberg Batra to succeed Fredrik Reinfeldt as party leader


2015

On 23 February 2015, Reinfeldt confirmed that he was now in a relationship with Roberta Alenius add something

 

On 1 September 2015 he launched his autobiography, titled "Halfway", where he reflects over his 25 years in Swedish and international politics add something

 

On 11 December 2015, Reinfeldt was nominated to become the next chairman of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative add something


2016

He will be formally appointed in February 2016 add something

 

Business - On 15 March 2016 it was announced that Reinfeldt had been hired by Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a senior adviser for its business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa add something


2017

On 14 January 2017, Alenius confirmed they were expecting Reinfeldts fourth and her first child add something

 

On 2 May 2017, Alenius gave birth to Reinfeldts fourth child and second daughter add something