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Finland picks the youngest-ever Prime Minister

Finland picks the youngest-ever Prime Minister

Finland's Social Democrats, who lead a five-party coalition government, have picked 34-year-old Minister of Transport and Communications Sanna Marin to become the country's youngest-ever prime minister next week, taking over after the resignation of Antti Rinne.

Key Points:

  • She will now be the youngest head of government in the country’s history.
  • While the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is 39, Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk is 35, while North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un is reportedly 35.
  • According to the Guinness World Records, Malaysia's Mahathir bin Mohamad, now 94, is the oldest sitting prime minister.

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