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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 Sipilä Cabinet is Antti Häkkänen of the National Coalition Party.[2]

List of Ministers of JusticeEdit

Minister Party In office
Karl Söderholm Swedish People's Party 27 November 1918 – 15 August 1919
Henrik Kahelin National Progressive Party 15 August 1919 – 30 January 1920
Karl Söderholm Swedish People's Party 15 March 1920 – 28 June 1920
Hjalmar Granfelt Swedish People's Party 28 June 1920 – 9 April 1921
Heimo Helminen National Progressive Party 9 April 1921 – 24 February 1922
Albert von Hellens National Progressive Party 24 February 1922 – 2 June 1922
Oskar Lilius Non-partisan 2 June 1922 – 14 November 1922
Otto Åkesson Agrarian League 14 November 1922 – 21 December 1923
Elias Sopanen National Progressive Party 21 December 1923 – 18 January 1924
Oskar Lilius Non-partisan 18 January 1924 – 31 May 1924
Albert von Hellens National Progressive Party 31 May 1924 – 31 March 1925
Oskar Lilius Non-partisan 31 March 1925 – 31 December 1925
Urho Castrén National Coalition Party 31 December 1925 – 13 December 1926
Väinö Hakkila Social Democratic Party 13 December 1926 – 17 December 1927
Torsten Malinen Non-partisan 17 December 1927 – 22 December 1928
Anton Kotonen Non-partisan 22 December 1928 – 18 February 1929
Oiva Huttunen Non-partisan 18 February 1929 – 16 August 1929
Elieser Kaila Agrarian League 16 August 1929 – 4 July 1930
Karl Söderholm Swedish People's Party 4 July 1930 – 21 March 1931
Toivo Kivimäki National Progressive Party 21 March 1931 – 14 December 1932
Hugo Malmberg Swedish People's Party 14 December 1932 – 27 February 1933
Eric J. Serlachius Swedish People's Party 27 February 1933 – 28 February 1936
Emil Jatkola National Progressive Party 6 March 1936 – 7 October 1936
Urho Kekkonen Agrarian League 7 October 1936 – 12 March 1937
Arvi Ahmavaara Non-partisan 18 March 1937 – 11 January 1938
Albin Ewald Rautavaara Non-partisan 11 January 1938 – 13 October 1939
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Swedish People's Party 13 October 1939 – 27 March 1940
Oskari Lehtonen National Coalition Party 27 March 1940 – 8 August 1944
Ernst von Born Swedish People's Party 8 August 1944 – 17 November 1944
Urho Kekkonen Agrarian League 17 November 1944 – 26 March 1946
Eino Pekkala Finnish People's Democratic League 26 March 1946 – 29 July 1948
Tauno Suontausta Social Democratic Party 29 July 1948 – 17 March 1950
Heikki Kannisto National Progressive Party 17 March 1950 – 17 January 1951
Teuvo Aura National Progressive Party 17 January 1951 – 20 September 1951
Urho Kekkonen Agrarian League 20 September 1951 – 22 September 1951
Sven Högström Swedish People's Party 22 September 1951 – 17 November 1953
Reino Kuuskoski Non-partisan 17 November 1953 – 5 May 1954
Yrjö Puhakka Non-partisan 5 May 1954 – 20 October 1954
Aarre Simonen Social Democratic Party 20 October 1954 – 6 November 1954
Weio Henriksson Non-partisan 6 November 1954 – 3 March 1956
Vilho Väyrynen Social Democratic Party 3 March 1956 – 2 May 1956
Arvo Helminen Non-partisan 2 May 1956 – 2 September 1957
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Non-partisan 2 September 1957 – 29 September 1959
Kurt Kaira Non-partisan 29 November 1957 – 26 April 1958
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Non-partisan 26 April 1958 – 29 August 1958
Sven Högström Swedish People's Party 29 August 1958 – 13 January 1959
Antti Hannikainen Agrarian League 13 January 1959 – 14 April 1961
Pauli Lehtosalo Agrarian League 14 April 1961 – 13 April 1962
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Swedish People's Party 13 April 1962 – 18 December 1963
Olavi Merimaa Non-partisan 18 December 1963 – 12 September 1964
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Swedish People's Party 12 September 1964 – 27 May 1966
Aarre Simonen Social Democratic Union of Workers and Smallholders 27 May 1966 – 14 May 1970
Keijo Liinamaa Non-partisan 14 May 1970 – 15 July 1970
Erkki Tuominen Finnish People's Democratic League 15 July 1970 – 26 March 1971
Mikko Laaksonen Social Democratic Party 26 March 1971 – 30 September 1971
Jacob Söderman Social Democratic Party 1 October 1971 – 29 October 1971
K. J. Lång Non-partisan 29 October 1971 – 23 March 1972
Pekka Paavola Social Democratic Party 23 February 1972 – 4 September 1972
Matti Louekoski Social Democratic Party 4 September 1972 – 13 June 1975
Inkeri Anttila [1st female] Non-partisan 13 June 1975 – 30 November 1975
Kristian Gestrin Swedish People's Party 30 November 1975 – 15 May 1977
Tuure Salo Liberal People's Party 15 May 1977 – 2 March 1978
Paavo Nikula Liberal People's Party 2 March 1978 – 26 May 1979
Christoffer Taxell Swedish People's Party 26 May 1979 – 30 April 1987
Matti Louekoski Social Democratic Party 30 April 1987 – 28 February 1990
Tarja Halonen Social Democratic Party 1 March 1990 – 26 April 1991
Hannele Pokka Centre Party 26 April 1991 – 30 April 1994
Anneli Jäätteenmäki Centre Party 1 May 1994 – 13 April 1995
Sauli Niinistö National Coalition Party 13 April 1995 – 2 February 1996
Kari Häkämies National Coalition Party 2 February 1996 – 13 March 1998
Jussi Järventaus National Coalition Party 13 March 1998 – 15 April 1999
Johannes Koskinen Social Democratic Party 15 April 1999 – 22 September 2005
Leena Luhtanen Social Democratic Party 23 September 2005 – 19 April 2007
Tuija Brax Green League 19 April 2007 – 22 June 2011
Anna-Maja Henriksson Swedish People's Party 22 June 2011 – 29 May 2015
Jari Lindström Finns Party/Blue Reform 29 Nay 2015 – 5 May 2017
Antti Häkkänen National Coalition Party 5 May 2017 –

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Minister of Justice". Oikeusministeriö. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  2. ^ "Ministers". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  3. ^ "Finnish Government - Ministers of Justice". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 27 December 2017.