Per Edvin Sköld

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Per Edvin Sköld

Per Edvin Sköld (25 May 1891 – 13 September 1972) was a Swedish Social Democratic politician. As a Minister for Agriculture during the 1930s crisis, Minister for Trade, Minister for Defence during the war and Minister for Finance he was known as the Social Democratic Party's trouble-shooter.[1]

Sköld is the father of Margareta Biörnstad, Nils Sköld and Per Sköld.[2]

In popular culture[edit]

In the Swedish television movie, Four Days that shook Sweden – The Midsummer Crisis 1941, from 1988, he is played by Swedish actor Carl Billquist.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jonasson, Gustaf (2003–2006). "Per Edvin Sköld". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 32. Stockholm: National Archives of Sweden. p. 524. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  2. ^ *Davidsson, Åke, ed. (1968). Vem är vem, Norrland supplement register (2 ed.). Stockholm: Bokförlaget vem är vem AB. pp. 371+522.
  3. ^ "Fyra dagar som skakade Sverige". www.oppetarkiv.se. Sveriges Television. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
Political offices
Preceded by
Janne Nilsson
Swedish Minister for Defence
1938–1945
Succeeded by
Allan Vougt
Preceded by
David Hall
Minister for Finance
1949–1955
Succeeded by
Gunnar Sträng