|President of the Nordic Council|
1 January 1994 – 1 October 1994
|Preceded by||Jan P. Syse|
|Succeeded by||Per Olaf Håkansson|
|Minister for Foreign Affairs|
17 October 1985 – 4 October 1991
|Prime Minister||Olof Palme |
|Preceded by||Lennart Bodström|
|Succeeded by||Margaretha af Ugglas|
|Minister for Health and Social Affairs|
8 October 1982 – 17 October 1985
|Prime Minister||Olof Palme|
|Preceded by||Karin Söder|
|Succeeded by||Gertrud Sigurdsen|
|Secretary for the Social Democrats|
1962 – 8 October 1982
|Leader||Tage Erlander |
|Preceded by||Sven Aspling|
|Succeeded by||Bo Toresson|
Sten Sture Andersson
20 April 1923
|Political party||Social Democrats|
|Spouse(s)||Britta Holberg (m. 1974) |
Eivor Atling (1950–1970; her death)
Sten Sture Andersson (20 April 1923 – 16 September 2006) was a
Minister for Foreign Affairs 1985–1991 and as President of the Nordic Councilin 1994.
He worked closely with
Palestinian independence. In November 2010 he was posthumously awarded the Star of Jerusalem, the highest Palestinian order, by Mahmoud Abbas.
He was awarded the Illis quorum in 1995.
Andersson died suddenly from a heart attack on 16 September 2006 in Stockholm.
- Minister for Foreign Affairs(1985-1991)
- Minister for Social Affairs (1982-1985)
- Member of the Riksdag(1966-1994)
- Member of the executive committee of the Social Democrat Party(1962-1993)
- Secretary of the Social Democrat Party (1962-1982)
- ^ Andersson awarded Star of Jerusalem Archived 2010-11-03 at the Wayback Machine, dn.se; accessed 16 June 2015.(in Swedish)
- ^ "Regeringens belöningsmedaljer och regeringens utmärkelse: Professors namn". Regeringskansliet (in Swedish). January 2006. Archived from the original on 2021-11-02. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
- ^ Triches, Robert. "Sten Andersson död". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Aftonbladet Nya Medier. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2006.
- Media related to Sten Anderssonat Wikimedia Commons