Minister of Justice (Finland)

The Minister of Justice (Finnish: oikeusministeri, Swedish: justitieminister) is a Finnish Government ministerial position. The Minister of Justice is in charge of the Ministry of Justice.[1]

Finland's incumbent Minister of Justice for the Marin Cabinet is Anna-Maja Henriksson of the Swedish People's Party.[2]

List of Ministers of JusticeEdit

No. Portrait Prices Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party Cabinet
1Onni Talas
(1877–1958)
27 November 191727 November 19181 year, 0 daysYoung FinnishSvinhufvud I
Paasikivi I
2Karl Söderholm
(1859–1948)
27 November 191815 August 1919261 daysSwedish People'sIngman I
K. Castrén
3Hjalmar Kahelin
(1868–1958)
15 August 191930 January 1920168 daysNational ProgressiveVennola I
(2)Karl Söderholm
(1859–1948)
15 March 192028 June 1920105 daysSwedish People'sErich
4Hjalmar Granfelt
(1874–1957)
28 June 19209 April 1921285 daysSwedish People'sErich
5Heimo Helminen
(1878–1947)
9 April 192124 February 1922321 daysNational ProgressiveVennola II
6Albert von Hellens
(1879–1950)
24 February 19222 June 192298 daysNational ProgressiveVennola II
7Oskar Lilius
(1871–1928)
2 June 192214 November 1922165 daysIndependentCajander I
8Otto Åkesson
(1872–1939)
14 November 192221 December 19231 year, 37 daysCentreKallio I
9Elias Sopanen
(1863–1926)
21 December 192318 January 192428 daysNational ProgressiveKallio I
(7)Oskar Lilius
(1871–1928)
18 January 192431 May 1924134 daysIndependentCajander II
(6)Albert von Hellens
(1879–1950)
31 May 192431 March 1925304 daysNational ProgressiveIngman II
(7)Oskar Lilius
(1871–1928)
31 March 192531 December 1925275 daysIndependentTulenheimo
10Urho Castrén
(1886–1965)
31 December 192513 December 1926347 daysNational CoalitionKallio II
11Väinö Hakkila
(1882–1958)
13 December 192617 December 19271 year, 4 daysSocial DemocraticTanner
12Torsten Malinen
(1877–1951)
17 December 192722 December 19281 year, 5 daysIndependentSunila I
13Anton Kotonen
(1876–1936)
22 December 192818 February 192958 daysIndependentMantere
14Oiva Huttunen
(1887–1945)
18 February 192916 August 1929179 daysIndependentMantere
15Elieser Kaila
(1885–1938)
16 August 19294 July 1930322 daysSwedish People'sKallio III
(2)Karl Söderholm
(1859–1948)
4 July 193021 March 1931260 daysSwedish People'sSvinhufvud II
16Toivo Kivimäki
(1886–1968)
21 March 193114 December 19321 year, 268 daysNational ProgressiveSunila II
17Hugo Malmberg
(1864–1956)
14 December 193227 February 193375 daysSwedish People'sKivimäki
18Eric J. Serlachius
(1884–1936)
27 February 19336 March 19363 years, 8 daysSwedish People'sKivimäki
19Emil Jatkola
(1879–1948)
6 March 19367 October 1936215 daysSwedish People'sKivimäki
20Urho Kekkonen
(1900–1986)
7 October 193612 March 1937156 daysCentreKallio IV
21Arvi Ahmavaara
(1886–1957)
18 March 193711 November 19381 year, 238 daysIndependentCajander III
22Albin Ewald Rautavaara
(1873–1941)
11 November 193813 October 1939336 daysIndependentCajander III
23J. O. Söderhjelm
(1898–1985)
13 October 193927 March 1940166 daysSwedish People'sCajander III
Ryti I
24Oskari Lehtonen
(1885–1956)
27 March 19408 August 19444 years, 134 daysNational CoalitionRyti II
Rangell
Linkomies
25Ernst von Born
(1885–1956)
8 August 194417 November 1944101 daysSwedish People'sHackzell
U. Castrén
(20)Urho Kekkonen
(1900–1986)
17 November 194426 March 19461 year, 129 daysCentrePaasikivi II-III
26Eino Pekkala
(1887–1956)
26 March 194629 July 19482 years, 125 daysPeople's DemocraticPekkala
27Tauno Suontausta
(1907–1974)
29 July 194817 March 19501 year, 231 daysSocial DemocraticFagerholm I
28Heikki Kannisto
(1898–1957)
17 March 195017 January 1951306 daysNational ProgressiveKekkonen I
29Teuvo Aura
(1912–1999)
17 January 195120 September 1951246 daysNational ProgressiveKekkonen II
(20)Urho Kekkonen
(1900–1986)
Acting
20 September 195122 September 19512 daysCentreKekkonen III
30Sven Högström
(1908–1995)
22 September 195117 November 19532 years, 56 daysSwedish People'sKekkonen III-IV
31Reino Kuuskoski
(1907–1965)
17 November 19535 May 1954169 daysIndependentTuomioja
32Yrjö Puhakka
(1888–1971)
5 May 195420 October 1954168 daysIndependentTörngren
33Aarre Simonen
(1913–1977)
20 October 19546 November 195417 daysSocial DemocraticKekkonen V
34Weio Henriksson
(1903–1973)
6 November 19543 March 19561 year, 118 daysIndependentKekkonen V
35Vilho Väyrynen
(1912–2000)
3 March 19562 May 195660 daysSocial DemocraticFagerholm II
36Arvo Helminen
(1903–1988)
2 May 19562 September 19571 year, 123 daysIndependentFagerholm II
Sukselainen I
(23)J. O. Söderhjelm
(1898–1985)
2 September 195729 November 195788 daysIndependentSukselainen I
37Kurt Kaira
(1894–1975)
29 November 195726 April 1958148 daysIndependentvon Fieandt
(23)J. O. Söderhjelm
(1898–1985)
26 April 195829 August 1958125 daysIndependentKuuskoski
(30)Sven Högström
(1908–1995)
29 August 195813 January 1959137 daysSwedish People'sFagerholm III
38Antti Hannikainen
(1910–1976)
13 January 195914 April 19612 years, 91 daysCentreSukselainen II
39Pauli Lehtosalo
(1910–1989)
14 April 196113 April 1962364 daysCentreSukselainen II
Miettunen I
(23)J. O. Söderhjelm
(1898–1985)
13 April 196218 December 19631 year, 249 daysSwedish People'sKarjalainen I
40Olavi Merimaa
(1908–1970)
18 December 196312 September 1964269 daysIndependentLehto
(23)J. O. Söderhjelm
(1898–1985)
12 September 196427 May 19661 year, 257 daysSwedish People'sVirolainen
(33)Aarre Simonen
(1913–1977)
27 May 196614 May 19703 years, 352 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio I
Koivisto I
41Keijo Liinamaa
(1929–1980)
14 May 197015 July 197062 daysIndependentAura I
42Erkki Tuominen
(1914–1975)
15 July 197026 March 1971254 daysPeople's DemocraticKarjalainen II
43Mikko Laaksonen
(1927–2006)
26 March 197130 September 1971188 daysSocial DemocraticKarjalainen II
44Jacob Söderman
(born 1938)
1 October 197129 October 197128 daysSocial DemocraticKarjalainen II
45K. J. Lång
(1934–1998)
29 October 197123 February 1972117 daysIndependentAura II
46Pekka Paavola
(born 1933)
23 February 19724 September 1972194 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio II
47Matti Louekoski
(born 1941)
4 September 197213 June 19752 years, 282 daysSocial DemocraticSorsa I
48Inkeri Anttila
(1916–2013)
13 June 197530 November 1975170 daysIndependentLiinamaa
49Kristian Gestrin
(1929–1990)
30 November 197515 May 19771 year, 166 daysSwedish People'sMiettunen II-III
50Tuure Salo
(1921–2006)
15 May 19772 March 1978291 daysLiberalsSorsa II
51Paavo Nikula
(born 1942)
2 March 197826 May 19791 year, 85 daysLiberalsSorsa II
52Christoffer Taxell
(born 1948)
26 May 197930 April 19877 years, 339 daysSwedish People'sKoivisto II
Sorsa III-IV
(47)Matti Louekoski
(born 1941)
30 April 198728 February 19902 years, 304 daysSocial DemocraticHolkeri
53Tarja Halonen
(born 1943)
1 March 199026 April 19911 year, 56 daysSocial DemocraticHolkeri
54Hannele Pokka
(born 1952)
26 April 19911 May 19943 years, 5 daysCentreAho
55Anneli Jäätteenmäki
(born 1955)
1 May 199413 April 1995347 daysCentreAho
56Sauli Niinistö
(born 1948)
13 April 19952 February 1996295 daysNational CoalitionLipponen I
57Kari Häkämies
(born 1956)
2 February 199613 March 19982 years, 39 daysNational CoalitionLipponen I
58Jussi Järventaus
(born 1951)
13 March 199815 April 19991 year, 33 daysNational CoalitionLipponen I
59Johannes Koskinen
(born 1965)
15 April 199922 September 20056 years, 160 daysSocial DemocraticLipponen II
Jäätteenmäki
Vanhanen I
60Leena Luhtanen
(born 1941)
23 September 200519 April 20071 year, 208 daysSocial DemocraticVanhanen I
61Tuija Brax
(born 1965)
19 April 200722 June 20114 years, 64 daysGreen LeagueVanhanen II
Kiviniemi
62Anna-Maja Henriksson
(born 1964)
22 June 201129 May 20153 years, 341 daysSwedish People'sKatainen
Stubb
63Jari Lindström
(born 1965)
29 May 20155 May 20171 year, 341 daysFinnsSipilä
64Antti Häkkänen
(born 1985)
5 May 20176 June 20192 years, 32 daysNational CoalitionSipilä
(62)Anna-Maja Henriksson
(born 1964)
6 June 2019Incumbent1 year, 109 daysSwedish People'sRinne
Marin

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Minister of Justice". Oikeusministeriö. Archived from the original on 2018-03-22. 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. ^ "Finnish Government - Ministers of Justice". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 27 December 2017.