Minister for Employment
8 October 1982 – 19 October 1987
|Prime Minister||Olof Palme |
|Preceded by||Ingemar Eliasson|
|Succeeded by||Ingela Thalén|
|Minister for Immigration and for Gender Equality |
Deputy Minister for Employment
3 November 1973 – 8 October 1976
|Prime Minister||Olof Palme|
|Preceded by||Camilla Odhnoff|
|Succeeded by||Eva Winther (1978)|
Anna Margareta Maria Lejon
30 June 1939
|Political party||Social Democrats|
|Spouse||Leif Backéus (1975–)|
|Domestic partner||Anders Leion (1964–1970)|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
Anna-Greta Leijon (born Anna Margareta Maria Lejon, 30 June 1939) is a Swedish former social democratic politician. She held various ministerial posts one of which was the minister for justice although she does not have any degree in law.
Early life and career
Leijon was born on 30 June 1939 in
Following the 1975
She became the president of International Labour Organization in 1984 and she has been chairman of Social Science Research Council (Socialvetenskapliga forskningsrådet).
After her time as politician Anna-Greta Leijon had several public assignments, including as chairman of the Sveriges Television (SVT) from 1995 to 2005. In 1995, she succeeded Hans Alfredson as head of Skansen open-air museum in Stockholm, an assignment that she held until 31 August 2005, when she was replaced by John Brattmyhr. Leijon was chairman of Moderna Museet from 1999 to 2008.
From 1964 to 1970, she was partner of Anders Leion (born 1939). In 1975, she married electrical engineer Leif Backéus (born 1934). She is the mother of Britta Lejon, the former Minister for Democratic Issues in Sweden. Anna-Greta Leijon, her former partner Anders Leion and the daughter Britta Lejon all spell their surnames differently.
- Leijon, Anna-Greta (1991). Alla rosor ska inte tuktas! [Not All Roses Must Be Pruned!] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Tiden. ISBN 91-550-3788-7.
- ISBN 91-87676-31-1.
- ^ "Anna-Greta Leijon". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 9 May 2010.
- ^ ISBN 91-1-914072-X.
- ^ Hansson, Kristofer (23 December 2007). "Ebbe Carlsson-affären" [Ebbe Carlsson affair] (MP3). P3 Dokumentär (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio P3. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
- ISBN 9780521464079.
- ^ Johnsson, Fredrik (29 April 2012). "Operation Leo" (MP3). P3 Dokumentär (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio P3. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
- ^ Gyllenberg, Eva-Karin (29 July 2007). "Leijon på Skansen snart ett minne blott" [Leijon at Skansen soon just a memory]. Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 May 2009.
- ^ Crofts, Maria (7 October 1998). "Nya ministern – visst är hon lik sin mamma" [The new minister - doesn't she looks like her mother]. Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 May 2009.