Olof Palme

Olof Palme

Born: January 30, 1927

Died: February 28, 1986

Nationality: Swedish

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Sven Olof Joachim Palme was a Swedish politician. A longtime protégé of Prime Minister Tage Erlander, Palme led the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1969 to his assassination, and was a two-term Prime Minister of Sweden, heading a Privy Council Government from 1969 to 1976 and a cabinet government from 1982 until his death.