Finland Prime Minister, Sanna Marin and her husband, Markus Raikkonen, on Wednesday went their separate ways after three years of their union.
Their joint divorce was revealed by them on Instagram as they said in separate Instagram stories. “We are grateful for the 19 years together and our beloved daughter. We will remain best friends.”
Marin and her Social Democratic Party lost Finland’s election for parliament last month, trailing the right-wing National Coalition Party as well as the nationalist Finns Party.
Marin and Raikkonen, married in 2020 both have a 5-year-old daughter.
Marin who until recently worked at a venture capital firm, was in office dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
“We have lived our youth together, entered adulthood together and grown into parents for our dear daughter together,” Marin wrote on Instagram after her August 2020 wedding to Raikkonen.
Marin, considered by fans around the globe as a millennial role model for progressive new leaders, even as voters at home opted for a new government was 37-year-old and the world’s youngest prime minister when she took office in 2019.