Palme II Cabinet
The second cabinet of Olof Palme (Swedish: Regeringen Palme II) was the cabinet and Government of Sweden from 8 October 1982 until his assassination on 28 February 1986. The cabinet stayed in office as a caretaker government until 12 March 1986.
|Palme's Second Cabinet|
46th Cabinet of Sweden
|Date formed||8 October 1982|
|Date dissolved||12 March 1986|
|People and organisations|
|Head of state||Carl XVI Gustaf|
|Head of government||Olof Palme|
|Member party||Social Democrats|
|Status in legislature||Single-party minority government|
|Opposition party||Moderate Party|
|Opposition leader||Ulf Adelsohn|
|Election(s)||1982 general election|
1985 general election
|Outgoing formation||Assassination of Olof Palme|
|Predecessor||Thorbjörn Fälldin's Third Cabinet|
|Successor||Ingvar Carlsson's First Cabinet|
The cabinet was a single-party minority government consisting of the Social Democrats. The cabinet was led by Prime Minister Olof Palme who had led his party to victory in the 1982 general election. Olof Palme had previously been Prime Minister from October 1969 until defeat in the 1976 general election.
The cabinet resigned on 12 March 1986 as Olof Palme had been assassinated on 28 February 1986. From 28 February to 12 March 1986 the cabinet was led by Deputy Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson whose first cabinet succeeded on 12 March 1986.
Thorbjörn Fälldin's Third Cabinet
| Cabinet of Sweden
Ingvar Carlsson's First Cabinet