Jens Kramer Mikkelsen

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Jens Kramer Mikkelsen (born in 1951) was the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen for the Social Democratic Party from 1989 to 2004.[1] He was a member of the local government of Copenhagen since 1989 until his resignation as lord mayor.

On June 7, 2004, Jens Kramer Mikkelsen announced that he wouldn't run for the municipal elections in 2005, but that he would continue in office until the end of his period on December 31, 2005.[2] However, on September 27, 2004 he announced that he would resign both from the city council and thus from office as of November 15 to become CEO of Ørestadsselskabet.[1] His successor until the elections as lord mayor was Lars Engberg.[3]

In the elections of 2001, Jens Kramer Mikkelsen got 27,417 personal votes.


  1. ^ a b "Jens Kramer Mikkelsen - Den Store Danske" (in Danish). Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Kramer genopstiller ikke". Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  3. ^ "Lars Engberg kan holde stolen varm". Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Egon Weidekamp
Lord Mayor of Copenhagen
1989 – 15 November 2004
Succeeded by
Lars Engberg