Kristensen Cabinet

The Cabinet of Kristensen was the government of Denmark from November 7, 1945, to November 13, 1947. The minority cabinet was, except for the foreign minister, fully composed of members of Venstre, led by Knud Kristensen. It was formed after the October 1945 elections, the first since the end of the Second World War.

Kristensen
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43rd Cabinet of Denmark
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Prime Minister Kristensen
Date formed7 November 1945 (1945-11-07)
Date dissolved13 November 1947 (1947-11-13)
People and organisations
Head of stateChristian X
Frederick IX
Head of governmentKnud Kristensen
No. of ministers14
Total no. of members17
Member partyVenstre
Status in legislatureSingle-party minority
History
Election(s)1945
Outgoing election1947
PredecessorBuhl II
SuccessorHedtoft I

List of ministersEdit

The cabinet consisted of:[1]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime MinisterKnud Kristensen7 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Minister of Foreign AffairsGustav Rasmussen7 November 194513 November 1947 Nonpartisan
Minister for FinanceThorkil Kristensen7 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Minister of the InteriorEjnar Kjær7 November 194518 June 1947 Venstre
N. Arnth-Jensen30 June 194713 November 1947 Venstre
Minister of JusticeA. L. H. Elmquist7 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for Ecclesiastical AffairsMads Hartling (act.)7 November 194512 November 1945 Venstre
Carl Hermansen12 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Minister of DefenceHarald Petersen7 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for Labor and Social AffairsSøren P. Larsen7 November 194524 April 1947 Venstre
Jens Sønderup24 April 194713 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for EducationMads Hartling7 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for Public WorksN. Elgaard7 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for Commerce, Industry, and SeafaringJens Villemoes7 November 19456 September 1947 Venstre
Axel Kristensen6 September 194713 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for Public UtilitiesAxel Kristensen24 April 194713 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for Special AffairsPer Federspiel24 April 194713 November 1947 Venstre
Minister for Agriculture
and Minister for Fishery
Erik Eriksen7 November 194513 November 1947 Venstre
Preceded by
Cabinet of Denmark
1945-1947
Succeeded by

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Regeringen Knud Kristensen". stm.dk (in Danish). Statsministeriet. Retrieved 2 July 2019.