Minister for Nordic Cooperation (Denmark)

The Minister for Nordic Cooperation (Danish: Minister for Nordisk Samarbejde; prev. Minister for Nordic Affairs (Danish: Minister for Nordiske Anliggender) is a cabinet minister within the Danish Government appointed by the Prime Minister of Denmark.

Minister for Nordic Cooperation
Minister for Nordisk Samarbejde
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Incumbent
Mogens Jensen

since 27 June 2019
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Member ofDanish Government
AppointerThe Prime Minister
Formation1957
First holderBertel Dahlgaard
WebsiteOfficial website

The minister is responsible for issues regarding Nordic affairs, trade and development. The current Minister for Nordic Cooperation is Mogens Jensen, appointed on 27 June 2019.

List of ministersEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office Duration
Minister for Nordic Affairs
(Minister for nordiske anliggender)
1Bertel Dahlgaard
(1887–1972)
28 May 195718 November 19603 years, 174 daysSocial LiberalsHansen II
2Tyge Dahlgaard [da]
(1921–1985)
21 September 19661 October 19671 year, 10 daysSocial DemocratsKrag II
3Poul Nyboe Andersen [da]
(1913–2004)
2 February 196811 October 19713 years, 251 daysVenstreBaunsgaard
4Ivar Nørgaard
(1922–2011)
11 October 197119 December 19732 years, 69 daysSocial DemocratsKrag III
Jørgensen I
(4)Ivar Nørgaard
(1922–2011)
29 January 197526 February 19772 years, 28 daysSocial DemocratsJørgensen II
5Lise Østergaard
(1924–1996)
28 Februar 198030 December 19811 year, 305 daysSocial DemocratsJørgensen II
6Christian Christensen [da]
(1925–1988)
10 September 198210 September 19875 years, 0 daysChristian DemocratsSchlüter I
Minister for Nordic Cooperation
(Minister for nordiske samarbejde)
7Lars P. Gammelgaard [da]
(1945–1994)
10 September 19873 June 1988267 daysConservativeSchlüter II
8Thor Pedersen
(born 1945)
3 June 198818 December 19902 years, 198 daysVenstreSchlüter III
9Knud Enggaard
(born 1929)
18 December 199025 January 19932 years, 38 daysVenstreSchlüter IV
10Flemming Kofod-Svendsen
(born 1944)
25 January 199327 September 19941 year, 245 daysChristian DemocratsP.N. Rasmussen I
11Marianne Jelved
(born 1943)
27 September 199427 November 20017 years, 61 daysSocial LiberalsP.N. Rasmussen IIIIIIV
12Bendt Bendtsen
(born 1954)
27 November 200118 June 2002203 daysConservativeA.F. Rasmussen I
13Flemming Hansen
(born 1939)
18 June 200218 February 20052 years, 245 daysConservativeA.F. Rasmussen I
14Connie Hedegaard
(born 1960)
18 February 200523 November 20072 years, 278 daysConservativeA.F. Rasmussen II
15Bertel Haarder
(born 1944)
23 November 200723 February 20102 years, 92 daysVenstreA.F. Rasmussen IIIII
L.L. Rasmussen I
16Karen Ellemann
(born 1969)
23 February 20103 October 20111 year, 222 daysVenstreL.L. Rasmussen I
17Manu Sareen
(born 1952)
3 October 20113 February 20142 years, 123 daysSocial LiberalsThorning-Schmidt I
18Carsten Hansen
(born 1957)
3 February 201428 June 20151 year, 145 daysSocial DemocratsThorning-Schmidt II
19Carl Holst
(born 1970)
28 June 201530 September 201594 daysVenstreL.L. Rasmussen II
20Peter Christensen
(born 1975)
30 September 201528 November 20161 year, 59 daysVenstreL.L. Rasmussen II
(16)Karen Ellemann
(born 1969)
28 November 20162 May 20181 year, 155 daysVenstreL.L. Rasmussen IIIII
21Eva Kjer Hansen
(born 1964)
2 May 201827 June 20191 year, 56 daysVenstreL.L. Rasmussen III
22Mogens Jensen
(born 1963)
27 June 2019Incumbent1 year, 39 daysSocial DemocratsFrederiksen

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