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Karin Söder
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
8 October 1976 – 18 October 1978
Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin
Preceded by Sven Andersson
Succeeded by Hans Blix
Minister for Health and Social Affairs
In office
12 October 1979 – 8 October 1982
Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin
Preceded by Gabriel Romanus
Succeeded by Sten Andersson
Personal details
Born Karin Ann-Marie Söder
(1928-06-22)22 June 1928
Kil, Värmland
Died 19 December 2015(2015-12-19) (aged 87)
Political party Centre Party
Occupation Teacher

Karin Ann-Marie Söder (30 November 1928 – 19 December 2015) was a Swedish Centre Party politician. She was a member of the Swedish cabinet between 1976-1978 and again in 1979. She was the first female leader of a major political party in Sweden. She also was of the first female foreign ministers in the world. She also worked successful for Systembolaget not being opened on Saturdays.


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