Antti Rinne

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Antti Rinne
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Deputy Prime Minister of Finland
In office
6 June 2014 – 29 May 2015
Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen
Alexander Stubb
Preceded by Jutta Urpilainen
Succeeded by Timo Soini
Minister of Finance[1]
In office
6 June 2014 – 29 May 2015
Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen
Alexander Stubb
Preceded by Jutta Urpilainen
Succeeded by Alexander Stubb
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
Assumed office
9 May 2014
Preceded by Jutta Urpilainen
Personal details
Born (1962-11-03) 3 November 1962 (age 55)
Helsinki, Finland
Political party Social Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Heta Ravolainen-Rinne
Alma mater University of Helsinki

Antti Juhani Rinne (born 3 November 1962) is a Finnish politician. He has been the chairman of the Social Democratic Party since 9 May 2014. He was the Minister of Finance of Finland between 6 June 2014 and 29 May 2015.[2]

Rinne has been the leader of several unions. He led ERTO from 2002 to 2005, the Union of Salaried Employees from 2005 to 2010, and Pro from 2010 to 2014.

Rinne holds a Candidate of Law from the University of Helsinki.[3] He was elected chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP) on 9 May 2014, defeating Jutta Urpilainen.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council of State - Ministers of Finance". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Antti Rinne". Eduskunta. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Kuka on Antti Rinne?". Yle. 9 May 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Rinne defeats Jutta Urpilainen in leadership election
Party political offices
Preceded by
Jutta Urpilainen
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
2014–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Jutta Urpilainen
Deputy Prime Minister of Finland
2014–2015
Succeeded by
Timo Soini
Minister of Finance
2014–2015
Succeeded by
Alexander Stubb