Anna Maria Corazza Bildt

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Anna Maria Corazza Bildt
Anna Maria Corazza Bildt,Sweden-MIP-Europaparlament-by-Leila-Paul-4.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
for Sweden
Assumed office
7 June 2009
(6 years, 171 days)
Personal details
Born Anna Maria Corazza
(1963-03-10) 10 March 1963 (age 52)
Rome, Italy
Political party Moderate Party
Spouse(s) Carl Bildt (1998–present)
Children Gustaf Bildt (b. 2004)
Alma mater University of San Diego
Columbia University
Profession Entrepreneur, diplomat

Baroness Anna Maria Corazza Bildt (born 1963 in Rome) is an Italian-Swedish politician of the Moderate Party.

In 1998, she married friherre 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%).[1] 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%)[2]

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.

In 2015, news media reported that Corazza Bildt was included in a Russian blacklist of prominent people from the European Union who are not allowed to enter the country.[3][4]