Josef Motzfeldt

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Josef Motzfeldt
Josef Motzfeldt (IA) Grönland 2009-01-16.jpg
Minister for Finance and Foreign Affairs
In office
President West Nordic Council
Member of Parliament of Greenland
Leader Inuit Community Party
Personal details
Born Josef Tuusi Motzfeldt
(1941-11-24) 24 November 1941 (age 75)
Igaliko, Qaqortoq, Greenland
Children Nukaaka Coster-Waldau
Occupation Politician

Josef Tuusi Motzfeldt[1][2] (born 24 November 1941 in Igaliko, Qaqortoq) is a Greenlandic politician of Inuit and German descent.[citation needed] He served as Minister for Finance and Foreign Affairs in the Greenland government of 2009–2013. During his political career, Motzfeldt had been president of the West Nordic Council, a member of the Parliament of Greenland, leader of the Inuit Ataqatigiit party and the Chairman of Parliament.[citation needed] His daughter is Nukaaka Coster-Waldau, a Greenlandic singer and actress.

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