Helle Thorning-Schmidt

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Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Prime Meenister o Denmark
Incumbent
Assumed office
3 October 2011
Monarch Margrethe II
Deputy Margrethe Vestager
Precedit bi Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Leader o the Social Democrats
Incumbent
Assumed office
12 Aprile 2005
Deputy Frank Jensen / Mogens Jensen
Precedit bi Mogens Lykketoft
Member o the Danish Parliament
Incumbent
Assumed office
8 February 2005
Member o the European Parliament
for Denmark
In office
10 Juin 1999 – 13 Julie 2004
Personal details
Born 14 December 1966 (1966-12-14) (age 47)
Rødovre, Denmark
Poleetical pairty Social Democrats
Spoose(s) Stephen Kinnock (1996–present)
Childer 2 dauchters
Alma mater Varsity o Copenhagen
College o Europe
Signatur

Helle Thorning-Schmidt (Danish pronunciation: [ˈhɛlə ˈtoɐ̯neŋ ˈsmed]; born 14 December 1966)[1] is a Dens politeecian who haes been the Prime Meenister o Denmark syne 3 October 2011 an the Leader o the Social Democrats syne 12 Aprile 2005. She is the first woman tae hauld either post.

Thorning-Schmidt served as a Member o the European Parliament for Denmark frae 1999 tae 2004 afore bein electit tae the Danish Parliament in 2005. She wis electit tae replace Mogens Lykketoft as Leader o the Social Democrats efter the 2005 parliamentary election, leadin her pairty through the 2007 parliamentary election, which wis wan bi the centre-richt alliance, an the 2011 parliamentary election, efter which she wis appyntit Prime Meenister bi Queen Margrethe II. Thorning-Schmidt haulds degrees in poleetical science frae the Varsity o Copenhagen an the College o Europe.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Folketinget – Helle Thorning-Schmidt (S)". ft.dk. Retrieved 17 September 2011. 

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