Poul Nyrup Rasmussen IV Cabinet

After the 1998 Danish parliamentary election, the sitting Danish Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen was able to reform the government coalition of his own Social Democrats and the Danish Social Liberal Party. The resulting cabinet, which replaced the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen III, was formed on 23 March 1998 and was called the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen IV.

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen IV
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69th Cabinet of Denmark
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Date formed23 March 1998 (1998-03-23)
Date dissolved27 November 2001 (2001-11-27)
People and organisations
Head of stateMargrethe II of Denmark
Head of governmentPoul Nyrup Rasmussen
No. of ministers22
Total no. of members35
Member partySocial Democrats
Social Liberal Party
History
Election(s)1998
Outgoing election2001
PredecessorNyrup Rasmussen III
SuccessorFogh Rasmussen I

The cabinet was replaced by the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen I on 27 November 2001, after the Liberal Party's Anders Fogh Rasmussen had gained parliamentary support in the 2001 Danish parliamentary election.

List of ministers and portfoliosEdit

Some periods in the table below start before 23 March 1998 because the minister was also in Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen III.

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister25 January 199327 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister of Economic Affairs &
Minister for Nordic Cooperation
27 September 199427 November 2001 Social Liberals
Minister for Foreign Affairs25 January 199321 December 2000 Social Liberals
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Finance25 January 199321 December 2000 Social Democrats
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for the Environment and Energy27 September 199427 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Science
(Minister for Science and Technology from 21 December 2000)
23 March 199810 July 1999 Social Democrats
10 July 199927 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister of Education23 March 199827 November 2001 Social Liberals
Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs23 March 199821 December 2000 Social Liberals
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Liberals
Minister of Defence25 January 199321 December 2000 Social Democrats
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister of the Interior20 October 199723 February 2000 Social Democrats
23 February 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Food30 December 199623 February 2000 Social Democrats
23 February 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Justice30 December 199627 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister of Social Affairs27 September 199423 February 2000 Social Democrats
23 February 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Business Affairs23 March 199821 December 2000 Social Democrats
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Culture23 March 199827 November 2001 Social Liberals
Minister of Labor23 March 199827 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister of Traffic23 March 199823 February 2000 Social Democrats
23 February 200027 September 1999 Social Democrats
Minister for Housing23 March 199827 September 1999 Social Democrats
Minister for Gender Equality1 July 199927 September 1999 Social Democrats
Minister for Towns and Homes &
Minister for Gender Equality
27 September 199921 December 2000 Social Democrats
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Taxation23 March 199821 December 2000 Social Democrats
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Health23 March 199823 February 2000 Social Democrats
23 February 200021 December 2000 Social Democrats
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Democrats
Minister for Development Cooperation27 September 199410 July 1999 Social Democrats
10 July 199921 December 2000 Social Democrats
21 December 200027 November 2001 Social Liberals

ReferencesEdit

Preceded by Cabinet of Denmark
1998 – 2001
Succeeded by