Photos of Helle Thorning-Schmidt [SLIDESHOW]

Jake Harris Contributor
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While other politicians were mourning the death of one of the greatest leaders of the modern era Tuesday, President Obama was snapping selfies with Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the prime minister of Denmark.

Thorning-Schmidt is the first female Danish prime minister, and she has certainly embraced that role since being elected in 2011. For those of you who may not know who she is, here’s a slideshow to get you acquainted.