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Ministry of Social Affairs (Denmark)

The Danish Ministry of Social Affairs was re-created in 2010 as a split of the Social Welfare ministry created after the 2007 Folketing elections. The split moved the section that had to do with the Ministry of the Interior off into the Ministry of the Interior and Health. The current minister is Astrid Krag.[1]

List of ministersEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office Duration
Minister for Social Affairs
(Socialminister)
1Jens Jensen
(1859–1928)
5 April 19205 May 192030 daysSocial DemocratsFriis
2Frederik Borgbjerg [da]
(1866–1936)
23 April 192414 December 19262 years, 235 daysSocial DemocratsStauning I
3Steincke, Karl KristianKarl Kristian Steincke
(1880–1962)
30 April 19295 November 19356 years, 189 daysSocial DemocratsStauning II
4Ludvig Christensen [da]
(1878–1956)
5 November 19358 July 19404 years, 246 daysSocial DemocratsStauning IIIIVV
5Johannes Kjærbøl [da]
(1885–1973)
8 July 19409 November 19422 years, 124 daysSocial DemocratsStauning VI
Buhl I
6Laurits Hansen [da]
(1894–1965)
9 November 19425 May 19452 years, 177 daysSocial DemocratsScavenius
7Hans Hedtoft
(1903–1955)
5 May 19457 November 1945186 daysSocial DemocratsBuhl II
8Søren Peter Larsen [da]
(1888–1948)
7 November 194524 April 19471 year, 168 daysVenstreKristensen
9Jens Sønderup
(1894–1978)
24 April 194713 November 1947203 daysVenstreKristensen
10Johan Strøm [da]
(1898–1958)
13 November 194730 October 19502 years, 351 daysSocial DemocratsHedtoft I
11Poul Sørensen [da]
(1904–1969)
30 October 195030 September 19532 years, 335 daysConservativeEriksen
(10)Johan Strøm [da]
(1898–1958)
30 September 195328 May 19573 years, 240 daysSocial DemocratsHedtoft II
Hansen I
12Julius Bomholt
(1896–1969)
28 May 19577 September 19614 years, 102 daysSocial DemocratsHansen II
Kampmann III
13Kaj Bundvad [da]
(1904–1976)
7 September 19612 February 19686 years, 148 daysSocial DemocratsKampmann II
Krag III
14Nathalie Lind [da]
(1918–1999)
2 February 196811 October 19713 years, 251 daysVenstreBaunsgaard
15Eva Gredal
(1927–1995)
11 October 197119 December 19732 years, 69 daysSocial DemocratsKrag III
Jørgensen I
16Jacob Sørensen [da]
(1915–1990)
19 December 197313 February 19751 year, 56 daysVenstreHartling
(15)Eva Gredal
(1927–1995)
13 February 197530 August 19783 years, 198 daysSocial DemocratsJørgensen II
17Erling Jensen [da]
(1919–2000)
30 August 197826 October 19791 year, 57 daysSocial DemocratsJørgensen III
18Ritt Bjerregaard
(born 1941)
26 October 197930 December 19812 years, 65 daysSocial DemocratsJørgensen IV
19Bent Hansen [da]
(1931–2000)
30 December 198127 April 1982118 daysSocial DemocratsJørgensen V
20Bent Rold Andersen [da]
(1929–2015)
27 April 198210 September 1982136 daysSocial DemocratsJørgensen V
21Palle Simonsen [da]
(1933–2014)
10 September 198223 July 19841 year, 317 daysConservativeSchlüter I
22Elsebeth Kock-Petersen [da]
(born 1949)
23 July 198412 March 19861 year, 232 daysVenstreSchlüter I
23Mimi Jakobsen
(born 1948)
12 March 19863 June 19882 years, 83 daysCentre DemocratsSchlüter III
24Aase Olesen [da]
(1934–2013)
3 June 198818 December 19902 years, 198 daysSocial LiberalsSchlüter III
25Else Winther Andersen [da]
(born 1941)
18 December 199025 January 19932 years, 38 daysVenstreSchlüter IV
26Karen Jespersen
(born 1947)
25 January 199328 January 19941 year, 3 daysSocial DemocratsP.N. Rasmussen I
27Bente Juncker [da]
(born 1944)
28 January 199411 February 199414 daysCentre DemocratsP.N. Rasmussen I
28Yvonne Herløv Andersen
(born 1942)
11 February 199427 September 1994228 daysCentre DemocratsP.N. Rasmussen I
(26)Karen Jespersen
(born 1947)
27 September 199423 February 20005 years, 149 daysSocial DemocratsP.N. Rasmussen IIIIIIV
29Henrik Dam Kristensen
(born 1957)
23 February 200027 November 20011 year, 277 daysSocial DemocratsP.N. Rasmussen IV
30Henriette Kjær
(born 1966)
27 November 20012 August 20042 years, 249 daysConservativeA.F. Rasmussen I
31Eva Kjer Hansen
(born 1964)
2 August 200412 September 20073 years, 41 daysVenstreA.F. Rasmussen III
(26)Karen Jespersen
(born 1947)
12 September 200723 November 200772 daysVenstreA.F. Rasmussen II
Office abolished
(23 November 2007–7 April 2009)
Minister for the Interior and Social Affairs
(Indenrigs- og socialminister)
32Karen Ellemann
(born 1969)
7 April 200923 February 2010322 daysVenstreL.L. Rasmussen I
Minister for Social Affairs
(Socialminister)
33Benedikte Kiær
(born 1969)
23 February 20103 October 20111 year, 222 daysConservativeL.L. Rasmussen I
Minister for Social Affairs and Integration
(Social- og integrationsminister)
34Karen Hækkerup
(born 1974)
3 October 20119 August 20131 year, 310 daysSocial DemocratsThorning-Schmidt I
Minister for Social Affairs, Children and Integration
(Social-, børne- og integrationsminister)
35Annette Vilhelmsen
(born 1959)
9 August 20133 February 2014178 daysSFThorning-Schmidt I
Minister for Children, Gender Equality, Integration and Social Affairs
(Minister for Børn, Ligestilling, Integration og Sociale forhold)
36Manu Sareen
(born 1967)
3 October 201128 June 20153 years, 268 daysSocial LiberalsThorning-Schmidt II
Minister for the Interior and Social Affairs
(Indenrigs- og socialminister)
(32)Karen Ellemann
(born 1969)
28 June 201528 November 20161 year, 153 daysVenstreL.L. Rasmussen II
Minister for Children and Social Affairs
(Børne- og socialminister)
37Mai Mercado
(born 1980)
28 November 201627 June 20192 years, 211 daysConservativeL.L. Rasmussen III
Minister for Social Affairs and the Interior
(Social- og indenrigsminister)
38Astrid Krag
(born 1982)
27 June 2019Incumbent139 daysSocial DemocratsFrederiksen

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Müller, Thea Deleuran (27 June 2019). "Danmarks nye regering er nu på plads: Se hele Mette Frederiksens ministerhold her". DR (in Danish). Retrieved 29 June 2019.

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