The Liberal Party,

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Former Member of the Folketing, The Liberal Party

Former Prime Minister

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, born January 26th 1953 in Ginnerup (Norddjurs municipality), son of farmer Knud Rasmussen and Martha Rasmussen.


Parliamentary career
Political affairs spokesman 1992-1998. Member of the Finance Committee 1982-1987, vice-chairman 1994-1998. Vice-chairman of the Economic and Political Affairs Committee 1993-1998. Vice-chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee 1998-2001. Member of the management committee of the parliamentary group of the Liberal Party 1984-1987 and 1992-2001, chairman 1998-2001.


Affiliations
Founder and chairman of the Young Liberals at Viborg Cathedral School 1970-1972. National chairman of the Young Liberals 1974-1976. Member of the executive committee of the Danish Youth Council 1976-1978. Member of the central board of the Liberal Party 1973-1978 and again from 1984. Vice-chairman of the national organisation of the Liberal Party 1985-1998, chairman 1998-2009. Member of the council of representatives of 'Danmarks Nationalbank' 1996-2001, and of the board of directors of 'Danmarks Nationalbank' 1998-2001.


Publications
Author of, among other works, the books »Opgør med skattesystemet« (Showdown with the Tax System), 1979, »Kampen om boligen« (The Struggle for Housing), 1982, and »Fra Socialstat til Minimalstat« (From Social State to Minimal State), 1993.


The biography is no longer updated from April 22nd 2009.

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