Maria Wetterstrand

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.

Maria Wetterstrand
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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 byLotta Hedström
Matz Hammarström
Succeeded byÅsa Romson
Gustav Fridolin
Personal details
Born (1973-10-02) 2 October 1973 (age 47)
Eskilstuna, Sweden
Political partyGreen Party
(m. 2004; div. 2012)
Alma materGothenburg University

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: a son, Elias, who was born in November 2004, and a daughter, Linnea, born 2007.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Grattis... Maria Wetterstrand". 2004-07-05. Retrieved 2012-11-27.
  2. ^ "Nu går paret skilda vägar | Nyheter | Aftonbladet". 2012-06-07. Retrieved 2012-09-28.

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