Dec 9, 2019

Finland will soon have the world's youngest prime minister

Sanna Marin of Finland's Social Democrates

Photo: Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/AFP via Getty Images

Finland's Social Democratic Party on Sunday nominated Sanna Marin as prime minister. Marin, 34, will become the world's youngest prime minister and Finland's third female leader after being sworn in later this week, the New York Times reports.

The big picture: Marin will lead a coalition government consisting of five parties, four of which are led by women. Of the five women in top Cabinet positions, four are under 35.

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