Olof Palme facts for kids
|Prime Minister of Sweden|
14 October 1969 – 8 October 1976
8 October 1982 – 28 February 1986
|Preceded by||Tage Erlander
|Succeeded by||Thorbjörn Fälldin
|Born||30 January 1927
|Died||28 February 1986
|Political party||Social Democratic|
|Spouse(s)||Lisbet Palme (née Beck-Friis)|
Olof Palme (30 January 1927 – 28 February 1986) was a Swedish politician. He was the leader of the Social Democratic Party from 1969-1986 until his death and Prime Minister of Sweden from 1969-1976 and 1982-1986.
He was killed in Stockholm after going to the cinema on 28 February 1986. The killer has never been identified, and the gun has never been found. His murder is still a mystery for Swedish police, even though people have been arrested in connection with it.
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Olof Palme marching against the Vietnam War with the North Vietnam ambassador in Stockholm, 1968
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