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Tage Erlander

1901 - 1985

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Tage Fritjof Erlander (Swedish: [ˈtɑ̂ːgɛ ɛˈɭǎnːdɛr] ; 13 June 1901 – 21 June 1985) was a Swedish politician and statesman who served as the 25th prime minister of Sweden and leader of the Social Democratic Party from 1946 to 1969. Previously, he served as minister of education from 1945 to 1946, and was a member of the Riksdag from 1932 to 1973. During his premiership, Sweden developed into one of the world's most advanced welfare states, with the "Swedish Model" at the peak of its acclaim and notoriety. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tage Erlander has received more than 353,960 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Tage Erlander is the 4,396th most popular politician (down from 4,380th in 2019), the 177th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 184th in 2019) and the 60th most popular Swedish Politician.

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Among politicians, Tage Erlander ranks 4,396 out of 15,577Before him are Émile Lahoud, Leontios, Philipp Bouhler, Dardanus, Vicente Guerrero, and Rudolf Brandt. After him are Jia Xu, Theobald II, Count of Champagne, Charles Alexandre de Calonne, Prayut Chan-o-cha, Drusus Caesar, and Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen.

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Among people born in 1901, Tage Erlander ranks 65Before him are Erhard Heiden, Princess Sophie of Hohenberg, Luis Monti, Milada Horáková, Vasili Kuznetsov, and Rudolf Slánský. After him are Hans Kammler, Stefan Wyszyński, Vincent du Vigneaud, Rudolf Caracciola, Raimundo Orsi, and Mildred Harris. Among people deceased in 1985, Tage Erlander ranks 36Before him are Robert Graves, George Pólya, Kyu Sakamoto, Donald O. Hebb, Macfarlane Burnet, and The Singing Nun. After him are Méret Oppenheim, Tjalling Koopmans, André Kertész, Ernst Öpik, Emílio Garrastazu Médici, and Alexander Pokryshkin.

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Among people born in Sweden, Tage Erlander ranks 177 out of 1,612Before him are Inger Nilsson (1959), Hans Rosling (1948), Ingvar Carlsson (1934), Gunnar Asplund (1885), Sten Sture the Younger (1493), and John I of Sweden (1201). After him are Oscar Montelius (1843), Britt Ekland (1942), Knut Wicksell (1851), PewDiePie (1989), Franz Berwald (1796), and Markus Persson (1979).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Tage Erlander ranks 60Before him are Eric XII of Sweden (1339), Inge the Younger (1100), Toomas Hendrik Ilves (1953), Ingvar Carlsson (1934), Sten Sture the Younger (1493), and John I of Sweden (1201). After him are Princess Sophie of Sweden (1801), Per Albin Hansson (1885), Birger, King of Sweden (1280), Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke (1865), Sigvard Bernadotte (1907), and Carl Bildt (1949).