Minister of Finance (Finland)

The Minister of Finance (Finnish: valtiovarainministeri, Swedish: finansminister) is one of the Finnish Government's ministers. The Minister of Finance is responsible for maintaining Finland's fiscal policies and oversees the Ministry of Finance.[1] The Marin Cabinet's incumbent Minister of Finance is Annika Saarikko.[2]

List of Ministers of FinanceEdit

Portrait Minister of Finance
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Prime Minister
Took office Left office Duration
1Arajärvi, JuhaniJuhani Arajärvi
(1867–1941)
27 November 191727 November 19181 year, 0 daysFinnishSvinhufvud, Pehr EvindPehr Evind Svinhufvud (NSP)
(27 November 1917 – 27 May 1918)
Juho Kusti Paasikivi (SP)
(27 May 1918 – 27 November 1918)
2Castrén, KaarloKaarlo Castrén
(1860–1938)
27 November 191817 April 1919141 daysNational ProgressiveIngman, LauriLauri Ingman (KOK)
3Ramsay, AugustAugust Ramsay
(1859–1943)
17 April 191915 September 1919151 daysSwedish People'sCastrén, KaarloKaarlo Castrén (ED)
4Lundson, JohannesJohannes Lundson
(1867–1939)
15 September 191915 March 1920182 daysNational ProgressiveVennola, JuhoJuho Vennola (ED)
5Wartiovaara, JonathanJonathan Wartiovaara
(1875–1937)
15 March 19209 April 19211 year, 25 daysNational CoalitionErich, RafaelRafael Erich (KOK)
6Ryti, RistoRisto Ryti
(1889–1956)
9 April 19212 June 19221 year, 54 daysNational ProgressiveVennola, JuhoJuho Vennola (ED)
7Gråsten, ErnstErnst Gråsten
(1865–1942)
2 June 192214 November 1922165 daysIndependentCajander, AimoAimo Cajander (Ind.)
(6)Ryti, RistoRisto Ryti
(1889–1956)
14 November 192218 January 19241 year, 65 daysNational ProgressiveKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
8Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
18 January 192431 May 1924134 daysIndependentCajander, AimoAimo Cajander (Ind.)
9Pulkkinen, YrjöYrjö Pulkkinen
(1875–1945)
31 May 192431 March 1925304 daysNational CoalitionIngman, LauriLauri Ingman (KOK)
(8)Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
31 March 192531 December 1925275 daysIndependentTulenheimo, AnttiAntti Tulenheimo (KOK)
10Järvinen, KyöstiKyösti Järvinen
(1869–1957)
31 December 192513 December 1926347 daysNational CoalitionKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
11Ryömä, HannesHannes Ryömä
(1878–1939)
13 December 192617 December 19271 year, 4 daysSocial DemocraticTanner, VäinöVäinö Tanner (SDP)
12Niukkanen, JuhoJuho Niukkanen
(1888–1954)
17 December 192722 December 19281 year, 5 daysAgrarianSunila, JuhoJuho Sunila (ML)
(8)Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
22 December 192816 August 1929237 daysIndependentMantere, OskariOskari Mantere (ED)
13Reinikka, TykoTyko Reinikka
(1887–1964)
16 August 19294 July 1930322 daysAgrarianKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
14Vennola, JuhoJuho Vennola
(1872–1938)
4 July 193021 March 1931260 daysNational ProgressiveSvinhufvud, Pehr EvindPehr Evind Svinhufvud (KOK)
(10)Järvinen, KyöstiKyösti Järvinen
(1869–1957)
21 March 193114 December 19321 year, 268 daysAgrarianSunila, JuhoJuho Sunila (ML)
(8)Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
14 December 19327 October 19363 years, 298 daysIndependentKivimäki, Toivo MikaelToivo Mikael Kivimäki (ED)
(12)Niukkanen, JuhoJuho Niukkanen
(1888–1954)
7 October 193612 March 1937156 daysAgrarianKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
15Tanner, VäinöVäinö Tanner
(1881–1966)
12 March 19371 December 19392 years, 264 daysSocial DemocraticCajander, AimoAimo Cajander (ED)
16Pekkala, MaunoMauno Pekkala
(1890–1952)
1 December 193922 May 19422 years, 172 daysSocial DemocraticRyti, RistoRisto Ryti (ED)
(1 December 1939 – 19 December 1940)
Johan Wilhelm Rangell (ED)
(3 January 1941 – 22 May 1942)
(15)Tanner, VäinöVäinö Tanner
(1881–1966)
22 May 19428 August 19442 years, 78 daysSocial DemocraticRangell, Johan WilhelmJohan Wilhelm Rangell (ED)
(22 May 1942 – 5 March 1943)
Edwin Linkomies (KOK)
(5 March 1943 – 8 August 1944)
17Hiltunen, OnniOnni Hiltunen
(1895–1971)
8 August 194417 November 1944101 daysSocial DemocraticHackzell, AnttiAntti Hackzell (KOK)
(8 August 1944 – 21 September 1944)
Urho Castrén (KOK)
(21 September 1944 – 17 November 1944)
18Helo, JohanJohan Helo
(1889–1966)
17 November 194417 April 1945151 daysPeople's DemocraticPaasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi (KOK)
19Tuomioja, SakariSakari Tuomioja
(1911–1964)
17 April 194517 July 194591 daysNational ProgressivePaasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi (KOK)
20Törngren, RalfRalf Törngren
(1899–1961)
17 July 194529 July 19483 years, 12 daysSwedish People'sPaasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi (KOK)
(17 July 1945 – 9 March 1946)
Mauno Pekkala (SKDL)
(9 March 1946 – 29 July 1948)
(17)Hiltunen, OnniOnni Hiltunen
(1895–1971)
29 July 194817 March 19501 year, 231 daysSocial DemocraticFagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm (SDP)
21Sukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen
(1906–1995)
17 March 195017 January 1951306 daysAgrarianKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
(17)Hiltunen, OnniOnni Hiltunen
(1895–1971)
17 January 195120 September 1951246 daysSocial DemocraticKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
22Rantala, ViljoViljo Rantala
(1892–1980)
20 September 19519 July 19531 year, 292 daysSocial DemocraticKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
(12)Niukkanen, JuhoJuho Niukkanen
(1888–1954)
9 July 195317 November 1953131 daysAgrarianKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
23Junnila, TuureTuure Junnila
(1910–1999)
17 November 19535 May 1954169 daysNational CoalitionTuomioja, SakariSakari Tuomioja (Ind.)
(21)Sukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen
(1906–1995)
5 May 195420 October 1954168 daysAgrarianTörngren, RalfRalf Törngren (RKP)
24Tervo, PennaPenna Tervo
(1901–1956)
20 October 195426 February 19561 year, 129 daysSocial DemocraticKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
25Simonen, AarreAarre Simonen
(1913–1977)
3 March 195627 May 19571 year, 85 daysSocial DemocraticFagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm (SDP)
26Meinander, NilsNils Meinander
(1910–1985)
27 May 19572 July 195736 daysSwedish People'sSukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen (ML)
27Miettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen
(1907–2002)
2 July 195729 November 1957150 daysAgrarianSukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen (ML)
28Hietanen, LauriLauri Hietanen
(1902–1971)
29 November 195726 April 1958148 daysIndependentFieandt, Rainer vonRainer von Fieandt (Ind.)
29Nurmela, IlmoIlmo Nurmela
(1903–1974)
26 April 195829 August 1958125 daysIndependentKuuskoski, ReinoReino Kuuskoski (Ind.)
30Hetemäki, PäiviöPäiviö Hetemäki
(1913–1980)
29 August 195813 January 1959137 daysNational CoalitionFagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm (SDP)
31Sarjala, WiljamWiljam Sarjala
(1901–1977)
13 January 195913 April 19623 years, 90 daysAgrarianSukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen (ML)
(13 January 1959 – 14 July 1961)
Martti Miettunen (ML)
(14 July 1961 – 13 April 1962)
32Karttunen, Osmo P.Osmo P. Karttunen
(1922–1985)
13 April 196213 December 19631 year, 244 daysNational CoalitionKarjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen (ML)
33Jussila, MaunoMauno Jussila
(1908–1988)
13 December 196318 December 19635 daysAgrarianKarjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen (ML)
34Rekola, EskoEsko Rekola
(1919–2014)
18 December 196312 September 1964269 daysIndependentLehto, Reino RagnarReino Ragnar Lehto (Ind.)
35Kaitila, EsaEsa Kaitila
(1909–1975)
12 September 196427 May 19661 year, 257 daysPeople's
(1951 – 1965)
Liberals
(1965 – 1966)
Virolainen, JohannesJohannes Virolainen (KESK)
36Koivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto
(1923–2017)
27 May 196631 December 19671 year, 218 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio, RafaelRafael Paasio (SDP)
37Raunio, EinoEino Raunio
(1909–1979)
1 January 196814 May 19702 years, 133 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio, RafaelRafael Paasio (SDP)
(1 January 1968 – 22 March 1968)
Mauno Koivisto (SDP)
(22 March 1968 – 14 May 1970)
(30)Hetemäki, PäiviöPäiviö Hetemäki
(1913–1980)
14 May 197015 July 197062 daysIndependentAura, TeuvoTeuvo Aura (Ind.)
38Tallgren, Carl OlofCarl Olof Tallgren
(born 1927)
15 July 197029 October 19711 year, 106 daysSwedish People'sKarjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen (KESK)
(30)Hetemäki, PäiviöPäiviö Hetemäki
(1913–1980)
29 October 197123 February 1972117 daysIndependentAura, TeuvoTeuvo Aura (Ind.)
(36)Koivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto
(1923–2017)
23 February 19724 September 1972194 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio, RafaelRafael Paasio (SDP)
39Virolainen, JohannesJohannes Virolainen
(1914–2000)
4 September 197213 June 19752 years, 282 daysCentreSorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa (SDP)
40Tuominen, HeikkiHeikki Tuominen
(1920–2010)
13 June 197530 November 1975170 daysIndependentLiinamaa, KeijoKeijo Liinamaa (Ind.)
41Paavela, PaulPaul Paavela
(1931–1980)
30 November 197529 September 1976304 daysSocial DemocraticMiettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen (KESK)
(34)Rekola, EskoEsko Rekola
(1919–2014)
29 September 197615 May 1977228 daysIndependentMiettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen (KESK)
(41)Paavela, PaulPaul Paavela
(1931–1980)
15 May 197726 May 19792 years, 11 daysSocial DemocraticSorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa (SDP)
42Pekkala, AhtiAhti Pekkala
(1924–2014)
26 May 197931 January 19866 years, 250 daysCentreKoivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto (SDP)
(26 May 1979 – 26 January 1982)
Kalevi Sorsa (SDP)
(26 January 1982 – 31 January 1986)
43Ollila, EskoEsko Ollila
(1940–2018)
1 February 198630 April 19871 year, 88 daysCentreSorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa (SDP)
44Liikanen, ErkkiErkki Liikanen
(born 1950)
30 April 198728 February 19902 years, 304 daysSocial DemocraticHolkeri, HarriHarri Holkeri (KOK)
45Louekoski, MattiMatti Louekoski
(born 1941)
1 March 199026 April 19911 year, 56 daysSocial DemocraticHolkeri, HarriHarri Holkeri (KOK)
46Viinanen, IiroIiro Viinanen
(born 1944)
26 April 19912 February 19964 years, 282 daysNational CoalitionAho, EskoEsko Aho (KESK)
(26 April 1991 – 13 April 1995)
Paavo Lipponen (SDP)
(13 April 1995 – 2 February 1996)
47Niinistö, SauliSauli Niinistö
(born 1948)
2 February 199617 April 20037 years, 74 daysNational CoalitionLipponen, PaavoPaavo Lipponen (SDP)
48Kalliomäki, AnttiAntti Kalliomäki
(born 1947)
17 April 200322 September 20052 years, 159 daysSocial DemocraticJäätteenmäki, AnneliAnneli Jäätteenmäki (KESK)
(17 April 2003 – 24 June 2003)
Matti Vanhanen (KESK)
(24 June 2003 – 22 September 2005)
49Heinäluoma, EeroEero Heinäluoma
(born 1955)
23 September 200519 April 20071 year, 208 daysSocial DemocraticVanhanen, MattiMatti Vanhanen (KESK)
50Katainen, JyrkiJyrki Katainen
(born 1971)
19 April 200722 June 20114 years, 64 daysNational CoalitionVanhanen, MattiMatti Vanhanen (KESK)
(19 April 2007 – 22 June 2010)
Mari Kiviniemi
(22 June 2010 – 22 June 2011)
51Urpilainen, JuttaJutta Urpilainen
(born 1975)
[3]
22 June 20116 June 20142 years, 349 daysSocial DemocraticKatainen, JyrkiJyrki Katainen (KOK)
52Rinne, AnttiAntti Rinne
(born 1962)
6 June 201429 May 2015357 daysSocial DemocraticKatainen, JyrkiJyrki Katainen (KOK)
(6 June 2014 – 24 June 2014)
Alexander Stubb (KOK)
(24 June 2014 – 29 May 2015)
53Stubb, AlexanderAlexander Stubb
(born 1968)
29 May 201522 June 20161 year, 24 daysNational CoalitionSipilä, JuhaJuha Sipilä (KESK)
54Orpo, PetteriPetteri Orpo
(born 1969)
22 June 20166 June 20192 years, 349 daysNational CoalitionSipilä, JuhaJuha Sipilä (KESK)
55Lintilä, MikaMika Lintilä
(born 1966)
6 June 201910 December 2019187 daysCentreRinne, AnttiAntti Rinne (SDP)
56Kulmuni, KatriKatri Kulmuni
(born 1987)
10 December 20199 June 2020182 daysCentreMarin, SannaSanna Marin (SDP)
57Vanhanen, MattiMatti Vanhanen[4]
(born 1955)
9 June 202027 May 2021352 daysCentreMarin, SannaSanna Marin (SDP)
58Saarikko, AnnikaAnnika Saarikko[5]
(born 1983)
27 May 2021Incumbent121 daysCentreMarin, SannaSanna Marin (SDP)

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External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Management and organisation". Valtiovarainministeriö. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  2. ^ "Tässä ovat Marinin hallituksen ministerit – joukko äänikuningattaria, pikapaluun tekijä, maailman nuorin pääministeri" (in Finnish). Yle. 9 December 2019. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Sdp valitsi ministerinsä" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. 2011-06-18. Archived from the original on 2011-06-20. Retrieved 2011-06-18.
  4. ^ Toivonen, Terhi; Uusitalo, Kaisa; Konttinen, Matti (8 June 2020). "Katso suorana: Matti Vanhanen nousee valtiovaraiministeriksi, Yle seuraa hetki hetkeltä" (in Finnish). Yle Uutiset. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  5. ^ Toivonen, Terhi; Uusitalo, Kaisa; Konttinen, Matti (8 June 2020). "Katso suorana: Matti Vanhanen nousee valtiovaraiministeriksi, Yle seuraa hetki hetkeltä" (in Finnish). Yle Uutiset. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  6. ^ "Finnish Government - Ministers of Finance". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 12 January 2018.