• Anders Klarström - Sverigedemokraternas första partiledare

Convicted leader with a Nazi background

1990. Up until this point the party has only had spokepersons but in 1990 Anders Klarström from Gothenburg is elected party leader. He was active within the Nazi Nordic Reich Party in the 1980s. During his active time in the Nazi Party he was sentenced for a death threat against the entertainer and TV presenter Hagge Geigert. Anders Klarström leads The Sweden Democrats until 1995 when he is replaced by Mikael Jansson.

Photo: Party leader Anders Klarström at a press conference in 1990 with, among others Robert Vesterlund (right), from the Youth League, who three years later was apprehended by the police together with a group armed with a hand grenade.

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