Lennart Daléus

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Lennart Daléus (born in Stockholm 25 June 1946) is a Swedish politician, who was the leader of the Swedish Centre Party from 1998 to 2001.[1]

Daléus was the leader of the Option 3 campaign for the 1980 referendum on nuclear power in Sweden.[2] Following his stint as Centre Party leader, he was the general secretary of Greenpeace Sweden and the CEO of Greenpeace Scandinavia from 2002 until August 2008.[2][3] In 2006 he disclosed that he was no longer a member of the Centre Party, as he did not believe that his work for Greenpeace was congruent with being active in a political party. He also criticised the party for its decreased interest in environmental issues.[4]


  1. ^ Geer, John Gray (2004). Public opinion and polling around the world: a historical encyclopedia. 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 740. ISBN 1-57607-911-2. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Greenpeace vd Lennart Daléus slutar". Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish). 2 May 2008. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Ekman, Ivar (14 February 2007). "Safety problems throw Sweden's nuclear energy program into question". The New York Times. New York, New York: The New York Times Company. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Daléus inte längre centerpartist" (in Swedish). Sveriges Television. 17 June 2006. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
Party political offices
Preceded by
Olof Johansson
Chairman of the Centre Party of Sweden
Succeeded by
Maud Olofsson