Stubb, Alexander (Cai-Göran Alexander Stubb), 1968–, Finnish political leader, prime minister of Finland (2014–15), b. Helsinki. A member of the center-right National Coalition party (NCP), he served in the European parliament (2004–8) and then became Finnish minister of foreign affairs (2008–11). Elected to the Finnish parliament for the first time in 2011, he then served as minister for European affairs and foreign trade (2011–14) before becoming prime minister. Stubb also was leader of the NCP (2014–16) and served as finance minister (2015–16).
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