The Danish Social Democratic Party (Socialdemokratiet) was founded in 18711. The party first won two seats in the lower house of the Danish parliament in 1884 and has been represented without interruption ever since. The party retained a close working relationship with the trade unions, receiving financial contributions until the early 2000s. Cross-representation existed at the leadership level until 19952.


Prime Minister Trade Union Party Leader Liberal Party Minority Government 
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