Laila Freivalds

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Laila Freivalds

Laila Ligita Freivalds (born 22 June 1942) is a Swedish Social Democratic politician and who served as Minister for Justice from 1988 to 1991 and again from 1994 to 2000, as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2006 and as Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden briefly in 2004. Freivalds was born in Riga, Latvia, during World War II, and escaped to Sweden with her family. She graduated with a Candidate of Law (juris kandidat) from Uppsala University in 1970, after which she served in the Swedish Court System until 1976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laila Freivalds has received more than 29,100 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 12,360th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Laila Freivalds ranks 12,258 out of 14,801Before her are Artatama I, Harry Reid, Heiko Maas, Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah, Motiur Rahman Nizami, and John Julius Norwich. After her are George W. Romney, Theodosius, Timoleón Jiménez, Tom Clarke, Publius Sempronius Tuditanus, and Bill Bradley.

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Among people born in 1942, Laila Freivalds ranks 380Before her are Kenneth Lay, Horst Wolter, Roshan Seth, Bob Hayes, Rita Tushingham, and Paul-Eerik Rummo. After her are Diana Yorgova, Jeetendra, Svetlana Gannushkina, Ramiro de León Carpio, Edwin Starr, and Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Laila Freivalds ranks 99 out of 161Before her are Marija Naumova (1973), Andris Bērziņš (1951), Elīna Garanča (1976), Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov (1948), Andris Piebalgs (1957), and Aleksandr Kaleri (1956). After her are Dainis Kūla (1959), Piotr Ugrumov (1961), Indulis Emsis (1952), Gunnar Birkerts (1925), Afanasijs Kuzmins (1947), and Māris Verpakovskis (1979).


Among politicians born in Latvia, Laila Freivalds ranks 30Before her are Anatolijs Gorbunovs (1942), Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics (1887), Māris Kučinskis (1961), Helmuts Balderis (1952), Andris Bērziņš (1951), and Andris Piebalgs (1957). After her are Indulis Emsis (1952), Aigars Kalvītis (1966), Alexei Kudrin (1960), Māris Gailis (1951), Solvita Āboltiņa (1963), and Inese Vaidere (1952).

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