Maria Wetterstrand

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Maria Wetterstrand
Member of the Swedish Parliament
for Stockholm County
In office
Spokesperson of the Green Party
In office
12 May 2002 – 21 May 2011
Serving with Peter Eriksson
Preceded by Lotta Hedström
Matz Hammarström
Succeeded by Åsa Romson
Gustav Fridolin
Personal details
Born (1973-10-02) 2 October 1973 (age 46)
Eskilstuna, Sweden
Political party Green Party
Spouse(s) Ville Niinistö
(2004-2012; divorced)
Children Elias (b. 2004)
Linnea (b. 2007)
Alma mater Gothenburg University

Ingrid Maria Wetterstrand (born 2 October 1973 in Eskilstuna, Södermanland) is a Swedish politician. She was one of the spokespersons of the Green Party alongside Peter Eriksson between 2002 and 2011. Between 2001 and 2011 she was a member of the Riksdag.

Wetterstrand has a master's degree in biology from the University of Gothenburg.

Wetterstrand was married to Ville Niinistö, a Finnish politician representing the Green League, between 3 July 2004 and 7 June 2012. They have two children, born in November 2004 and in 2007.[1][2]


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  2. "Nu går paret skilda vägar | Nyheter | Aftonbladet". 2012-06-07. Retrieved 2012-09-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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