Hjalmar Branting

Hjalmar Branting

Born: November 23, 1860

Died: February 24, 1925

Nationality: Swedish

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: Karl Hjalmar Branting was a Swedish politician. He was the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, and Prime Minister during three separate periods. When Branting came to power in 1920, he was the first Social Democratic Prime Minister of Sweden.