Today’s date: Hooray x 10 for Helle

The Copenhagen Post
April 12th, 2015

This article is more than 8 years old.

Saluting a decade of Gucci decadence

Elegance in politics (photo: Magnus Fröderberg)

On this day a decade ago in 2005, Helle Thorning-Schmidt was elected the head of the Socialdemokraterne party. Thorning-Schmidt – who later became, and remains, Denmark’s prime minister – won the party leadership election with 53 percent of the vote ahead of current Copenhagen mayor Frank Jensen.


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