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Alf Svensson

Personal data
Date of birth1 October 1938(age 78)
Place of birthTidan, Västergötland, Sweden
Political partyChristian Democrats in Sweden
OccupationAdjunkt
ReligionChurch of Sweden 
Member of European Parliament
Assumed office2009
Chairman of the Christian Democrats
1971-2004
In office1971 - 2004
Succeeded byGöran Hägglund
Preceded byBirger Ekstedt
Minister for Development Cooperation
In office1991 - 1994
Preceded byLena Hjelm-Wallén

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Alf Robert Olof Svensson (born 1 October 1938) is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament from 2009. Alf was the leader of the Christian Democrats in Sweden between 1973 and 3 April 2004. He was a Member of Parliament from 1985 to 1988 and again from 1991 until his election to the European Parliament in 2009. Between 1991 and 1994 he was Minister for Development Cooperation in the liberal-conservative Cabinet led by Prime Minister Carl Bildt.


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