Deputy Prime Minister of Finland

The Deputy Prime Minister of Finland (Finnish: Suomen pääministerin sijainen, Swedish: Finlands statsministers ställföreträdare, lit. Finland's Prime Minister's Substitute), officially titled the Minister deputising for the Prime Minister,[1] is a member of the Finnish Government who becomes the acting Prime Minister if the Prime Minister becomes unable to discharge his or her duties. The Deputy Prime Minister is appointed by the Government and traditionally comes from the second largest party of a coalition government. In recent years[when?] he/she has usually been the Minister of Finance as well.[citation needed] The current Deputy Prime Minister of Finland is Katri Kulmuni.[2]

Deputy Prime Minister of Finland
Suomen pääministerin sijainen
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Incumbent
Katri Kulmuni

since 12 September 2019
AppointerFinnish Government
Inaugural holderJohannes Virolainen
Formation1957

List of Deputy Prime Ministers of FinlandEdit

No Name Image Term Portfolio Party
1 Johannes Virolainen   1957 Minister of Education Agrarian League
2 Nils Meinander   1957 Minister of Finance Swedish People's Party
3 Esa Kaitila   1957 Minister of Trade and Industry Liberal People's Party
4 Aarre Simonen   1957 Minister without Portfolio Social Democratic Party
1

(2)

Johannes Virolainen   1957 Minister for Foreign Affairs Agrarian League
5 Reino Oittinen   1957–1958 Minister of Education Technical minister
6 Tyyne Leivo-Larsson   1958 Minister without Portfolio Technical minister
1

(3)

Johannes Virolainen   1958 Minister for Foreign Affairs Agrarian League
7 Onni Hiltunen   1958–1959 Minister of Trade and Industry Social Democratic Party
8 Ralf Törngren   1959–1961 Minister for Foreign Affairs Swedish People's Party
9 Eemil Luukka   1961 Minister of the Interior Agrarian League
10 Kauno Kleemola   1961 Minister of Transportation Agrarian League
9

(2)

Eemil Luukka   1961–1962 Minister of the Interior Agrarian League
1

(4)

Johannes Virolainen   1962–1963 Minister of Agriculture Agrarian League
11 Aarne Nuorvala   1963–1964 Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Technical minister
5

(2)

Reino Oittinen   1964 Minister of Education Technical minister
12 Ahti Karjalainen   1964–1966 Minister for Foreign Affairs Agrarian League/Centre Party
5

(3)

Reino Oittinen   1966–1968 Minister of Education Social Democratic Party
1

(4)

Johannes Virolainen   1968–1970 Minister of Education Centre Party
13 Päiviö Hetemäki   1970 Minister of Finance Technical minister
14 Veikko Helle   1970–1971 Minister of Labour Social Democratic Party
13

(2)

Päiviö Hetemäki   1971–1972 Minister of Finance Technical minister
15 Mauno Koivisto   1972 Governor of the Bank of Finland Social Democratic Party
12

(2)

Ahti Karjalainen   1972–1975 Minister for Foreign Affairs Centre Party
16 Olavi Mattila   1975 Minister for Foreign Affairs Technical minister
17 Kalevi Sorsa   1975–1976 Minister for Foreign Affairs Social Democratic Party
12

(3)

Ahti Karjalainen   1976–1977 Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Centre Party
1

(5)

Johannes Virolainen   1977–1979 Minister of Agriculture Centre Party
18 Eino Uusitalo   1979–1982 Minister of the Interior Centre Party
19 Ahti Pekkala   1982–1983 Minister of Finance Centre Party
20 Paavo Väyrynen   1983–1987 Minister for Foreign Affairs Centre Party
17

(2)

Kalevi Sorsa   1987–1989 Minister for Foreign Affairs Social Democratic Party
21 Pertti Paasio   1989–1991 Minister for Foreign Affairs Social Democratic Party
22 Ilkka Kanerva   1991 Minister of Labour National Coalition Party
23 Pertti Salolainen   1991–1995 Minister for Foreign Trade National Coalition Party
24 Sauli Niinistö   1995–2001 Minister of Justice 1995-1996
Minister of Finance 1996-2001
National Coalition Party
25 Ville Itälä   2001–2003 Minister of the Interior National Coalition Party
26 Antti Kalliomäki   2003–2005 Minister of Finance Social Democratic Party
27 Eero Heinäluoma   2005–2007 Minister of Finance Social Democratic Party
28 Jyrki Katainen   2007–2011 Minister of Finance National Coalition Party
30 Jutta Urpilainen   2011–2014 Minister of Finance Social Democratic Party
31 Antti Rinne   2014–2015 Minister of Finance Social Democratic Party
32 Timo Soini   2015–2017 Minister for Foreign Affairs Finns Party/Blue Reform
33 Petteri Orpo   2017–2019 Minister of Finance National Coalition Party
34 Mika Lintilä   2019 Minister of Finance Centre Party
35 Katri Kulmuni   2019–incumbent Minister of Economic Affairs 2019
Minister of Finance 2019-
Centre Party

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Minister of Finance". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  2. ^ "Katri Kulmunista pääministerin ensimmäinen sijainen". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2019-09-12.