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Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the Nordic Council Session in Helsinki 2008-10-28.jpg
12th Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
In office
1 August 2009 – 1 October 2014
Preceded by Jaap de Hoop Scheffer
Succeeded by Jens Stoltenberg
24th Prime Minister of Denmark
In office
27 November 2001 – 5 April 2009
Monarch Margrethe II
Deputy Bendt Bendtsen
Lene Espersen
Preceded by Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Succeeded by Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Leader of Venstre
In office
18 March 1998 – 17 May 2009
Preceded by Uffe Ellemann-Jensen
Succeeded by Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Minister of Economic Affairs
In office
18 December 1990 – 19 November 1992
Prime Minister Poul Schlüter
Preceded by Niels Helveg Petersen
Succeeded by Thor Pedersen
Minister of Tax
In office
10 September 1987 – 19 November 1992
Prime Minister Poul Schlüter
Preceded by Isi Foighel
Succeeded by Peter Brixtofte
Member of the Folketing
In office
1 July 1978 – 20 April 2009
Constituency Zealand Greater
Personal details
Born
Anders Fogh Rasmussen

26 January 1953 (1953-01-26) (age 67)
Ginnerup, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Political party Venstre
Spouse(s) Anne-Mette Rasmussen (1978–present)
Children 3
Parents Knud Rasmussen
Martha Rasmussen
Alma mater Aarhus University

Anders Fogh Rasmussen (Danish pronunciation: [ɑnɐs ˈfɔwˀ ˈʁɑsmusn̩] ( listen); born 26 January 1953) is a Danish politician. He was the 24th Prime Minister of Denmark from November 2001 to April 2009 and the 12th Secretary General of NATO from August 2009 to October 2014.

Rasmussen is now CEO of Rasmussen Global and a Senior Advisor at The Boston Consulting Group's Copenhagen office.



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