Claes Andersson

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Claes Andersson
Claes Andersson (vanst) Finland.jpg
Claes Andersson
Born(1937-05-30)30 May 1937
Died24 July 2019(2019-07-24) (aged 82)
Helsinki, Finland
Occupationpsychiatrist, author, poet, jazz musician, politician

Claes-Johan Rudolf Andersson (30 May 1937 – 24 July 2019) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish psychiatrist, author, poet, jazz musician, politician and member of the Finnish Parliament, representing the Left Alliance and the Finnish People's Democratic League. He was a member of the Finnish Parliament from 1987 to 1999 and from 2007 to 2008, and served as the Minister of Culture in the Lipponen I Cabinet.[1]

Claes Andersson presenting himself in the Gothenburg Book Fair in 2012 with (English subtitles)


  1. ^ Nikula, Sanna; Häyrinen, Raiko (24 July 2019). "Kirjailija ja kulttuurivaikuttaja Claes Andersson on kuollut" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 24 July 2019.

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