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Anna Maria Corazza Bildt

 

Anna Maria Corazza Bildt

Anna Maria Corazza Bildt
Member of the European Parliament
for Sweden
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 June 2009
(5 years, 250 days)
Personal details
Born Anna Maria Corazza
(1963-03-10) 10 March 1963
Rome, Italy
Political party Moderate Party
Spouse(s) Carl Bildt (1998–present)
Children Gustaf Bildt (b. 2004)
Alma mater University of San Diego
Columbia University
Profession Entrepreneur, diplomat

Anna Maria Corazza Bildt (born 1963 in Rome) is an Italian-Swedish politician of the Moderate Party.

In 1998, she married Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden (1991-1994), former leader of the Swedish Moderate Party (1986-1999) and former Foreign Minister (2006-2014). The two met in the Balkans where she had been working for the United Nations during the Yugoslav wars and he served as the first High Representative in Bosnia. They now have one child together.

Corazza Bildt successfully ran for MEP in the 2009 elections. She received 14.3% of Moderate personal votes. This was only surpassed by party top name Gunnar Hökmark (15.2%).[1] She successfully ran for re-election in the 2014 elections. She received 16.37% of Moderate personal votes, putting down top name Gunnar Hökmark (12.08%)[2]

She is vice chair of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection, and a member of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality.

References

  1. ^ Election results
  2. ^ Election results 2014


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