Filippa Reinfeldt

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Filippa Reinfeldt
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Health Service Commissioner of Stockholm County
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Preceded by Inger Ros
Spouse of the Prime Minister of Sweden
In office
6 October 2006 – 20 February 2013
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Anitra Steen
Succeeded by Vacant
Personal details
Born Filippa Désirée Amanda Cay Holmberg
(1967-06-14) June 14, 1967 (age 47)
Stockholm
Political party Moderate Party
Spouse(s) Fredrik Reinfeldt
(1992-2013; divorced)
Children Gustav Reinfeldt, Erik Reinfeldt and Ebba Reinfeldt.

Filippa Désirée Amanda Cay Reinfeldt (born Holmberg 14 June 1967 in Stockholm) is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She has served as Health Service Commissioner of Stockholm County since 2006, with responsible for health care, social affairs and hospitals in Stockholm County. She was previously Mayor of Täby Municipality from 2005 to 2006.

She was married to incumbent Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt from 1992 until their divorcement in 2013. They have three children together.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Reinfeldt was Municipal Commissioner (Swedish: kommunalråd) of Täby, Uppland, from 2002 and Mayor and Chairperson (Mayor) of the Täby Municipal Executive from 2005 until 2006.[3][4] Reinfeldt was appointed to several posts (förtroendevald) in the Stockholm City Council from 1991 to 1994 and councillor in the Stockholm County Council from 1994.[citation needed]

Filippa Reinfeldt's position as a politician was used by the Swedish Social Democratic Party to criticise Fredrik Reinfeldt during the 2006 Swedish general election.[5] Following the 2006 general election Filippa Reinfeldt was re-elected as a Mayor in Täby with the Moderate Party alone gaining over 50% of the votes in the Täby municipal election. She resigned shortly afterwards in order to become County Commissioner of Health Services in the administration of Chris Heister.

Personal life[edit]

Filippa Reinfeldt met her future husband Fredrik Reinfeldt in 1989 when the two presided at the Moderate Youth League. They married in 1992 in Skeppsholmskyrkan and later moved to Täby.[6] On 7 March 2012 the couple announced their separation.[7] On 11 July 2012 the couple signed their divorce application (customarily pending for six months).[8] On 20 February 2013 they signed the last papers that finalised their divorce.[9] They have three children.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fredrik and Filippa finalise their divorce.
  2. ^ "This is the couple"
  3. ^ Förtroendevalda i kommunfullmäktige 2003-2006 (Swedish)
  4. ^ Nytt kommunalråd i Täby, Sveriges Radio, 18 January 2005 (Swedish)
  5. ^ S kritiserar Filippa Reinfeldt, Dagens Nyheter, August 24, 2006 (Swedish)
  6. ^ "One day it was just us"
  7. ^ "Reinfeldts announce their separation". Ekot. Sveriges Radio. 2012-03-07.  (Swedish)
  8. ^ "Reinfeldts signs divorce application". News. Expressen. 11 July 2012.  (Swedish)
  9. ^ Fredrik and Filippa finalise their divorce.
  10. ^ "This is the couple"

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Preceded by
Stefan Klåvus
Mayor of Täby
2005—2006
Succeeded by
Leif Gripestam
Preceded by
Inger Ros
Health Service Commissioner of Stockholm County
2006—
Succeeded by
incumbent