|Governor of Stockholm County|
|Preceded by||Lennart Sandgren|
|Succeeded by||Mats Hellström|
|Leader of the Moderate Party|
25 October 1981 – 23 August 1986
|Preceded by||Gösta Bohman|
|Succeeded by||Carl Bildt|
|Minister of Communications (Transport)|
12 October 1979 – 5 May 1981
|Preceded by||Anitha Bondestam|
|Succeeded by||Claes Elmstedt|
|Mayor of Stockholm|
|Preceded by||John-Olof Persson|
|Succeeded by||John-Olof Persson|
|Born||4 October 1941|
|Political party||Moderate Party|
Ulf Adelsohn (born 4 October 1941) is a
Reinfeldt cabineton its railway deregulation policies.
Adelsohn studied law at
Candidate of Law degree in 1968. He was the chairman of the Confederation of Swedish Conservative and Liberal Students, opposed the occupation of the Student Union Building in Stockholm in 1968 and was a co-founder of Borgerliga Studenter – Opposition '68later in the same year.
Adelsohn became the chairman of the
Governor of Stockholm County from 1992 to 2001. Adelsohn was party leader of the Moderate Party from 1981 to 1986, the second largest party (after the dominant Social Democrats) and was thus the leader of the main opposition party in the 1985 election.
From 2001 to 2011 was he chairman of the board for
City Councilagain, declaring himself to be a candidate for Speaker of the Council. His candidacy was however withdrawn before the elections in 2006.
Adelsohn was born in
Polish Jewsand his mother was of Swedish descent. On the side of his mother, he is a descendant (great-great-great-great-grandson) of
Gustav III who was convicted for regicideand executed.
He is married to
Reinfeldt cabinet, and has two children, Erik and Ebba. An avid supporter of Djurgårdens IF, he was at one point chairman of the club's ice hockey department.
- ^ Ulf Adelsohn (M). "Ulf Adelsohn (M)". Riksdagen.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-03-16.
- ^ Malin Eijde: Ulf Adelsohn är glad över att vara svensk Folkbladet.se, 4 October 2011
- ^ Kungl. Vitterhets, historie och antikvitets akademiens ĺrsbok. 2009-04-06. Retrieved 2017-03-16.
- ^ "Historia – 1970–1979". difhockey.se (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 17 December 2010.
- Media related to Ulf Adelsohnat Wikimedia Commons