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Katri Briitta Ilona Kulmuni (born 4 September 1987 in Tornio) is a Finnish politician and the current leader of the Centre Party of Finland.[1]

Katri Kulmuni
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35th Deputy Prime Minister of Finland
Assumed office
12 September 2019
Prime MinisterAntti Rinne
Preceded byMika Lintilä
Minister of Economic Affairs
Assumed office
6 June 2019
Prime MinisterAntti Rinne
Preceded byMika Lintilä
Personal details
Born (1987-09-04) 4 September 1987 (age 32)
Tornio, Finland
Political partyCentre Party

Kulmuni graduated as Master of Social Science from the University of Lapland in 2018.[2] She was elected first time to the Parliament of Finland in 2015 and again in 2019.[3] After the 2019 elections she was named as the Minister of Economic Affairs at the cabinet of Antti Rinne.

On 7 September 2019, Kulmuni defeated Antti Kaikkonen in the leadership election of the Centre Party.[4] On 12 September 2019 she succeeded Mika Lintilä as the Deputy Prime Minister of Finland.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Katri Kulmuni on keskustan uusi puheenjohtaja: "Nyt alkaa työt, keskusta ei voi olla 10 prosentin puolue" – Yle seurasi Kouvolan puoluekokousta". Yle Uutiset (in Finnish). Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  2. ^ Kulmuni, Katri (2018). "Maankaappaukset ja taistelu ruuasta: "Osta maata, sitä ei enää valmisteta."" (in Finnish). Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "Katri Kulmuni". www.eduskunta.fi. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Keskustan uudeksi puheenjohtajaksi valittiin Katri Kulmuni". Yle. 7 September 2019. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Katri Kulmunista pääministerin ensimmäinen sijainen". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 12 September 2019.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Juha Sipilä
Leader of the Centre Party
2019–present
Incumbent