Nils G. Åsling

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Nils G. Åsling
Finance Committee
In office
1974 – 8 October 1976
Preceded bySven Ekström
Succeeded byBjörn Molin
Member of the Riksdag
In office
Personal details
Born(1927-12-15)15 December 1927
Alsen, Sweden
Died12 August 2017(2017-08-12) (aged 89)
Political partyCentre Party

Nils Gunnar Åsling (15 December 1927 – 12 August 2017) was a Swedish politician in the

Minister for Industry from 1976 to 1978, before returning to the post from 1979 to 1982, and as member of the Swedish parliament from 1969 to 1988.[1]


Åsling was born in

Svenskt Stål AB by the government takeover of a number of loss-making steel companies. The government involvement in several industries received criticism for being very costly, with long-lasting subsidies to shipmaker Svenska Varv
an often cited example.

After a change of government following the

Föreningsbanken) from 1983 to 1992.[2]
He continued serving as a member of the Riksdag until 1988.

His son Per Åsling has also served on the Riksdag. Nils Åsling died in Stockholm at the age of 89 on 12 August 2017.[2]


  1. ^ a b Vem är det: Svensk biografisk handbok 2001 [Who is that: Swedish biographical handbook 2001] (in Swedish). 2001. p. 1261. Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  2. ^ a b c "Förre ministern Nils G Åsling död". Expressen (in Swedish). 12 August 2017. Archived from the original on 12 August 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2017 – via Aftonbladet. Alt URL