Eva Kjer Hansen

Eva Kjer Hansen (born 26 August 1964 in Aabenraa) is a Danish politician, who is a member of the Folketing for the Venstre political party. She has held many ministerial positions, the latest being as minister of Fisheries, Gender Equality and Nordic Cooperation from 2 May 2018 to 27 June 2019. Hansen has been a member of parliament since the 1990 Danish general election.

Eva Kjer Hansen
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Member of the Folketing
Assumed office
12 December 1990
ConstituencySouth Jutland (from 2007)
Vejle (1990-2007)
Minister of Fisheries, Equality and Nordic Cooperation
In office
2 May 2018 – 27 June 2019
Prime MinisterLars Løkke Rasmussen
Minister of the Environment and Food
In office
28 June 2015 – 29 February 2016
Prime MinisterLars Løkke Rasmussen
Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
In office
12 September 2007 – 23 February 2010
Prime MinisterAnders Fogh Rasmussen
Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Minister of Social Affairs and Equality
In office
2 August 2004 – 12 September 2007
Prime MinisterAnders Fogh Rasmussen
Personal details
Born (1964-08-22) 22 August 1964 (age 58)
Aabenraa, Denmark
Political partyVenstre

Political careerEdit

She was the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries as member of the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen II, III and the Lars Løkke Rasmussen I Cabinet from 12 September 2007 until 23 February 2010, and she was Minister of Social Affairs and Minister for Women's Rights from 2 August 2004 to 12 September 2007, as member of the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen I and II. As part of the Lars Løkke Rasmussen II Cabinet she was Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries from 28 June 2015 until 29 February 2016. She was Minister for Gender Equality, Fisheries and Nordic Cooperation from 2 May 2018 to 27 June 2019. After the 2019 election Venstre became the opposition to the new Social Democrats government, and Hansen lost her position as minister.[1]

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eva Kjer Hansen". Ft.dk. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Social Affairs and Gender Equality
2004 – 2007
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark
2007 – 2010
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister for the Environment
2015 – 2016
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister for Food
2015 – 2016
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister for Fisheries
2018 – 2019
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister for Gender Equality and Nordic Cooperation
2018 – 2019
Succeeded by