|Died||24 July 2019 82) (aged|
|Occupation||psychiatrist, author, poet, jazz musician, politician|
Claes-Johan Rudolf Andersson (30 May 1937 – 24 July 2019) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish psychiatrist, author, poet, jazz musician, politician and member of the Finnish Parliament, representing the Left Alliance and the Finnish People's Democratic League. He was a member of the Finnish Parliament from 1987 to 1999 and from 2007 to 2008, and served as the Minister of Culture in the Lipponen I Cabinet.
The European United Left/Nordic Green Left is a political group in the European Parliament established in 1995, and composed of left-wing to far-left members.
Waterloo is the second studio album by the Swedish pop group ABBA, and the first released internationally. It was originally released in Sweden on 4 March 1974 through Polar Music. The album's title track won ABBA the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest and became a global hit, launching the group's career.
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The Left Alliance is a left-wing political party in Finland.
The Centre Party of Finland is a centrist, liberal, agrarian political party in Finland.
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