Former Foreign Minister, Labor Party Leader
He takes over for Laugesen and becomes one of the founding members of Birgitte's Moderate-Labor-Green coalition government. Bjørn is often conflicted about where his loyalties lie, whether with the PM or the Labor Party. He learns the hard way that he should have stuck with Birgitte from day one when his own party members kick him to the curbPortrayed by: Flemming Sørensen
Prime Minister, Moderate Party Leader. He doesn't harbor any ill feelings toward Birgitte after she tells him he's not cut out for the prime ministry. The least manipulative cabinet member manages to support Birgitte and still appease his Labor Party. Much to Birgitte's disappointment, this goes downhill when his party mercilessly gangs up against him.
Express Editor-in-Chief, former Labor Party Leader. Bjørn is voted party leader when Laugesen is forced to resign from office. The two remain friends even after the scandal that brings Laugesen to his knees.
Former Finance Minister (Moderate Party). Although he gets along with the Finance Minister, Bjørn tries to get him fired to benefit his own party, upon Pernille's insistence.
Deceased former Foreign Minister, Justice Minister, Labor Party Leader. His co-Deputy Leader despises him when he becomes party leader. Bjørn doesn't sense the resentment until Troels masterminds his downfall with one fell swoop.
Finance Minister, Equality Minister, Labor Party Deputy Leader. The slimy politician coxes Bjørn into bumping Bent out of office then does the same to him.
Temporary acting PM, Defense Minister, Labor Party Leader. He finds himself asking, "Et tu, Hans Christian?" when his last remaining ally in the party sticks a knife in his back.
This internationally acclaimed Danish political drama tells the story of charismatic politician Birgitte Nyborg who unexpectedly becomes Denmark’s first female prime minister.