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Thor Pedersen

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Monarch  Margrethe II
Name  Thor Pedersen
Succeeded by  Mogens Lykketoft
Political party  Venstre
Party  Venstre
Preceded by  Pia Gjellerup
Preceded by  Christian Mejdahl
Role  Danish Politician

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Born  14 June 1945 (age 70) Gentofte, Denmark (1945-06-14)
Alma mater  University of Copenhagen
Religion  Lutheran/Church of Denmark

Education  University of Copenhagen

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Thor Pedersen (born 14 June 1945) is a Danish politician representing the Liberal party, Venstre. He was Finance Minister from 27 November 2001 to 23 November 2007 as part of the Cabinets of Anders Fogh Rasmussen I and II. He was a Member of Parliament (Folketinget) from 1985 to 2011 and served as Speaker from 28 November 2007 until 15 September 2011.


He was Minister of Housing from 12 March 1986 to 9 September 1987, Minister of the Interior from 10 September 1987 to 25 January 1993, Minister of Nordic Coorporation from 3 June 1988 to 18 November 1992 and Minister of Economic Affairs from 19 November 1992 to 25 January 1993.

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He was a member of Helsinge Municipal Council from 1974 to 1986, where he was also mayor from 1978 to 1986.


Matriculated in mathematics, Frederiksborg State Upper Secondary School, 1964

Sergeant in the Royal Danish Life Guards, 1964–1966

Master of Science in Economics, University of Copenhagen, 1978

Other work

Thor Pedersen has worked extensively in private business, both in investment companies and as a board member of several Danish companies.


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