Sanni Grahn-Laasonen

Sanni Grahn-Laasonen (born May 4, 1983) is a Finnish politician and a member of the National Coalition Party. She has been the Minister of Education and Culture since 29 May 2015.[1] She was the Minister of the Environment in Alexander Stubb's cabinet between 2014 and 2015.[2] Before her career in politics she has worked as a journalist in the Finnish afternoon newspaper Iltalehti.

Sanni Grahn-Laasonen
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Minister of Education and Science
In office
5 May 2017 – 6 June 2019
Prime MinisterJuha Sipilä
Preceded byherself (education and culture)
Succeeded byLi Andersson (education)
Annika Saarikko (science)
Minister of Education and Culture
In office
29 May 2015 – 5 May 2017
Prime MinisterJuha Sipilä
Preceded byKrista Kiuru (education)
Pia Viitanen (culture)
Succeeded byherself (education)
Sampo Terho (culture)
Minister of the Environment
In office
26 September 2014 – 29 May 2015
Prime MinisterAlexander Stubb
Preceded byVille Niinistö
Succeeded byKimmo Tiilikainen
Personal details
Born (1983-05-04) 4 May 1983 (age 38)
Forssa, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Political partyNational Coalition Party

Electoral historyEdit

Parliamentary electionsEdit

Year Constituency Votes Percentage Result
2011 Tavastia 5,866 2.89% Elected
2015 Tavastia 7,556 3.73% Elected

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sipilä's Government appointed". Finnish Government. 29 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Grahn-Laasonen named Minister of the Environment". Helsinki Times. 24 September 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Information Service". vaalit.fi. Ministry of Justice. Retrieved 3 July 2017.