Maria Larsson

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This article is about the Swedish politician; for the 2008 Swedish film, see Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick.
Maria Larsson
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Minister for Children and the Elderly
In office
5 October 2010 – 3 October 2014
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Åsa Regnér
Minister for the Elderly and Public Health
In office
6 October 2006 – 5 October 2010
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Morgan Johansson
Succeeded by Position abolished
Member of the Swedish Riksdag
for Jönköping County
In office
5 October 1998 – 29 September 2014
Personal details
Born (1956-01-20) 20 January 1956 (age 58)
Långasjö, Småland
Political party Christian Democrats
Spouse(s) Gunnar Larsson
Children 3
Profession Teacher
Religion Christianity

Ingrid Maria Larsson (born 20 January 1956 in Långasjö) is Swedish politician who was been Minister for Children and the Elderly from 2010 to 2014 and Minister for the Elderly and Public Health from 2006 to 2010.[1] A member of the Christian Democrats, she was an MP of the Swedish Riksdag from 1998 to 2014.

Following the 2014 election defeat and her defeat from the Riksdag, Larsson announced that she will leave politics and step down as deputy party leader in 2015.[2]

Career[edit]

She is a trained schoolteacher, and is married with three children. She has been a Member of Parliament since 1998 representing Jönköping County, and deputy chairman of the Christian Democrat Party since 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maria Larsson (kd) - folkhälsominister (Swedish), TV4, 6 October 2006.
  2. ^ Larsson: "My political career will soon end."

External links[edit]


Preceded by
Morgan Johansson
Minister for the Elderly and Public Health
2006—2010
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
Position established
Minister for Children and the Elderly
2010—2014
Succeeded by
Åsa Regnér