Maria Larsson

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Maria Larsson
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Governor of Örebro County
Assumed office
4 May 2015
Preceded byRose-Marie Frebran
Minister for Children and the Elderly
In office
5 October 2010 – 3 October 2014
Prime MinisterFredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byÅsa Regnér
Minister for the Elderly and Public Health
In office
6 October 2006 – 5 October 2010
Prime MinisterFredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded byMorgan Johansson
Succeeded byPosition 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 63)
Långasjö, Småland
Political partyChristian Democrats
Spouse(s)Gunnar Larsson

Ingrid Maria Larsson (born 20 January 1956 in Långasjö) is Swedish politician of the Christian Democrats who has been Governor of Örebo County since May 2015, appointed by the cabinet of Stefan Löfven. She previously served as Minister for Children and the Elderly from 2010 to 2014 and as 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]


She is a trained schoolteacher, and is married with three children. She was a Member of Parliament from 1998 to 2014 representing Jönköping County, and deputy chairman of the Christian Democrats from 2003 to 2015.


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Government offices
Preceded by
Morgan Johansson
Minister for the Elderly and Public Health
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
Position established
Minister for Children and the Elderly
Succeeded by
Åsa Regnér
Preceded by
Rose-Marie Frebran
Governor of Örebo County
Succeeded by