10 December 2019 00:38
SANNA Marin was elected as Finland's Prime Minister on December 8 2019. The 34-year-old is now the world's youngest serving premier. 2 Sanna marin is now Finland's prime minister and is the yyoungest premier in the world Credit: EPA Who is Sanna Marin? Sanna Mirella Marin was born on November 16 1986 in Helsinki. The new Finnish premier grew up in a rented apartment with her single mum who was in a same-sex relationship.
Ms Marin told the Menaiset website in 2015 that as a child she felt "invisible" because she couldn't talk about her family. But she said her mum was always supportive and made her believe she could do anything she wanted. She eventually attended Tampere Univesity, and is the first person in her family to be a graduate. Ms Marin now lives with her partner Markus Räikkönen and they have a 22-month-old daughter. 2 Ms Marin takes a selfie for Instagram as she breastfeeds her baby Credit: Instagram Finnish report shave labeled her a "rainbow child". She is seen as a politician who will appeal to the younger generation, because of her candid use of Instagram. She once shared a photo of herself breastfeeding her baby on Instagram. She captioned the photo: "This week, the little one has mostly eaten, that is, without interruption. "It means that our family barely sleeps. One night I got to sleep while my baby and dad were staying with my mom for the night." In another post, she's seen having a large spoonful of ice cream. What is her background? Ms Marin is a Social Democrat MP for Finland, and has been sice 2015. After she graduated, she had a swift rise in Finnish politics, soon heading her city council of Tamper at the age of 27. In June she was elected the transport and communications minister. Despite her "rainbow" family background, she told the Finnish broadcaster YLE on Sunday: "I myself have never thought about my age or my gender, but rather about the issues for which I took on politics and about the reasons for which we were trusted in the elections". What changes is Sanna Marin likely to make? Marin will head a five-party, center-left coalition. All of her four coalition partners are led by women and three of them are in their early 30s. The new government, consisting of 12 female and 7 male ministers according to media reports, will be nominated on Tuesday. Marin, who has spoken about growing up in a disadvantaged family, is a left-winger within her party and a strong defender of Finland's generous welfare state She said on Sunday: "We have a lot of work ahead to rebuild trust. MOST READ WORLD NEWS VOLCANO HELL Brit women among 31 injured as 5 killed and 8 missing in NZ volcano disaster Exclusive HOLOCAUST horror I watched starving Nazi prisoners eat a child - then took my revenge CHILLING SCENES Disturbing vid shows boy, 3, playing on escalator before plunging to death BREATHE FRESH LIFE Former cannibal tribe COOK ancestors' remains daily to preserve them BATTERED Tourist left in pool of blood after slamming 'underage' women at Thai strip bar 'DRUNK' MANIAC 'Boozy' Brit nicked for 2-mile wrecking spree in a stolen COACH in Benidorm GUNNED DOWN Hired dancer shot in neck for taking a break from performing at wedding KILLER LOVE Woman so obsessed with lover she cut off his genitals to carry them 'forever' SOCIAL MANIA Juice Wrld once tweeted he'd FAKE his death when he became famous 'BURN IT WITH FIRE' Terrified woman finds huge spider the size of SAUCEPAN in her house "We have a joint government programme which glues the coalition together." Who are the other youngest serving leaders? Ms Marin will have a finance iniser two years younger than her, in what will be a new women-led coalition cabinet.