Margrethe Vestager

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Margrethe Vestager
Margrethe Vestager, ekonomi- och inrikesminister Danmark. Nordiska radets session i Kopenhamn 2011 (1).jpg
Deputy Prime Minister of Denmark
Incumbent
Assumed office
3 October 2011
Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Preceded by Lars Barfoed
Minister for Economic and Interior Affairs
Incumbent
Assumed office
3 October 2011
Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Preceded by Brian Mikkelsen
(Minister for Economy)
Bertel Haarder
(Minister for Interior)
Minister for Education and Church Affairs
In office
23 March 1998 – 27 November 2001
Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Member of Parliament
Incumbent
Assumed office
20 November 2001
Personal details
Born (1968-04-13) 13 April 1968 (age 46)
Glostrup, Denmark
Political party Radikale Venstre

Margrethe Vestager (born 13 April 1968 in Glostrup) is a Danish politician representing the Danish Social Liberal Party (Radikale Venstre). She has been a Member of Parliament (the Folketing) since 20 November 2001. On 15 June 2007 she was appointed parliamentary group leader of her party, replacing Marianne Jelved.[1] On October 3, 2011, she became Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economic and Interior Affairs under the government of Helle Thorning-Schmidt.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vestager, Margrethe. The Folketing.
Political offices
Preceded by
Ole Vig Jensen
Church Minister of Denmark
23 March 1998 – 21 December 2000
Succeeded by
Johannes Lebech
Preceded by
Ole Vig Jensen
Education Minister of Denmark
23 March 1998 – 27 November 2001
Succeeded by
Ulla Tørnæs
Preceded by
Brian Mikkelsen (Minister for Economy)
Bertel Haarder (Minister for Interior)
Minister for Economic and Interior Affairs
3 October 2011 –
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Grethe Erichsen
Chairman of the Danish Social Liberal Party
1993–1997
Succeeded by
Johannes Lebech
Preceded by
Marianne Jelved
Parliamentary group leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party
15 June 2007 – 5 October 2011
Succeeded by
Marianne Jelved