Anna Maria Corazza Bildt
|Anna Maria Corazza Bildt|
|Member of the European Parliament
7 June 2009
( 5 years, 172 days)
|Born||Anna Maria Corazza
10 March 1963
|Political party||Moderate Party|
|Spouse(s)||Carl Bildt (1998–present)|
|Children||Gustaf Bildt (b. 2004)|
|Alma mater||University of San Diego
In 1998, she married Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden (1991-1994), former leader of the Swedish Moderate Party (1986-1999) and former Foreign Minister (2006-2014). The two met in the Balkans where she had been working for the United Nations during the Yugoslav wars and he served as the first High Representative in Bosnia. They now have one child together.
Corazza Bildt successfully ran for MEP in the 2009 elections. She received 14.3% of Moderate personal votes. This was only surpassed by party top name Gunnar Hökmark (15.2%). She successfully ran for re-election in the 2014 elections. She received 16.37% of Moderate personal votes, putting down top name Gunnar Hökmark (12.08%)
She is vice chair of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection, and a member of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality.
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