Maria Borelius

Politician + Entrepreneur + General
Born Jul 6, 1960
Age 54
Hometown Täby
Political Party Moderate Party
Alma Mater New York Universi...

Maria Sigrid Astrid Borelius is a Swedish journalist, entrepreneur and former politician. Following the 2006 Swedish general election she was elected a Member of Parliament for the Moderate Party, and on 6 October 2006 she was presented as Minister for Foreign Trade in Fredrik Reinfeldt's new centre-right cabinet.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on July 6, 1960.


1984 24 Years Old Maria Borelius was born in Täby in Stockholm County. She is a trained biologist, earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Lund University in 1984 and a Master of Science degree in journalism from New York University in 1986.
1989 29 Years Old Borelius started a career as a television journalist as one of four presenters on the television program Trekvart in 1989. … Read More


1998 38 Years Old In 1998 she started the e-learning television channel "K-World" with business partner Annie Wegelius. … Read More


2005 45 Years Old Borelius joined the Moderate Party and became a candidate for the Riksdag in 2005.
Following the 2006 general election on September 17, 2006, Borelius was elected to represent Stockholm County (seat 282) in the Swedish parliament.
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