Alf Svensson

Alf Robert Olof Svensson (born 1 October 1938) is a Swedish politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2014.[1] Svensson was the leader of the Christian Democrats in Sweden between 1973 and 3 April 2004.[1] He was a Member of Parliament from 1985 to 1988, and again from 1991 until his election to the European Parliament in 2009.[1] Between 1991 and 1994 he was Minister for Development Cooperation in the liberal-conservative Cabinet led by Prime Minister Carl Bildt.[1]

Alf Svensson
Member of European Parliament
In office
14 July 2009  1 July 2014
Chairman of the Christian Democrats
In office
1973–2004
Preceded byBirger Ekstedt
Succeeded byGöran Hägglund
Minister for Development Cooperation
In office
1991–1994
Preceded byLena Hjelm-Wallén
Personal details
Born (1938-10-01) 1 October 1938 (age 83)
Tidan, Västergötland, Sweden
Political partyChristian Democrats
OccupationAdjunkt