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 Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen25 January 199327 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister of Economic Affairs &
Minister for Nordic Cooperation
 Marianne Jelved27 September 199427 November 2001Social Liberals
Minister for Foreign Affairs Niels Helveg Petersen25 January 199321 December 2000Social Liberals
 Mogens Lykketoft21 December 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Finance Mogens Lykketoft25 January 199321 December 2000Social Democrats
 Pia Gjellerup21 December 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for the Environment and Energy Svend Auken27 September 199427 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Science
(Minister for Science and Technology from 21 December 2000)
 Jan Trøjborg23 March 199810 July 1999Social Democrats
 Birte Weiss10 July 199927 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister of Education Margrethe Vestager23 March 199827 November 2001Social Liberals
Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs Margrethe Vestager23 March 199821 December 2000Social Liberals
 Johannes Lebech21 December 200027 November 2001Social Liberals
Minister of Defence Hans Haekkerup25 January 199321 December 2000Social Democrats
 Jan Trøjborg21 December 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister of the Interior Thorkild Simonsen20 October 199723 February 2000Social Democrats
 Karen Jespersen23 February 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Food Henrik Dam Kristensen30 December 199623 February 2000Social Democrats
 Ritt Bjerregaard23 February 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Justice Frank Jensen30 December 199627 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister of Social Affairs Karen Jespersen27 September 199423 February 2000Social Democrats
 Henrik Dam Kristensen23 February 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Business Affairs Pia Gjellerup23 March 199821 December 2000Social Democrats
 Ole Stavad21 December 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Culture Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen23 March 199827 November 2001Social Liberals
Minister of Labor Ove Hygum23 March 199827 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister of Traffic Sonja Mikkelsen23 March 199823 February 2000Social Democrats
 Jacob Buksti23 February 200027 September 1999Social Democrats
Minister for Housing Jytte Andersen23 March 199827 September 1999Social Democrats
Minister for Gender Equality Jytte Andersen1 July 199927 September 1999Social Democrats
Minister for Towns and Homes &
Minister for Gender Equality
 Jytte Andersen27 September 199921 December 2000Social Democrats
 Lotte Bundsgaard21 December 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Taxation Ole Stavad23 March 199821 December 2000Social Democrats
 Frode Sørensen21 December 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Health Carsten Koch23 March 199823 February 2000Social Democrats
 Sonja Mikkelsen23 February 200021 December 2000Social Democrats
 Arne Rolighed21 December 200027 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Development Cooperation Poul Nielson27 September 199410 July 1999Social Democrats
 Jan Trøjborg10 July 199921 December 2000Social Democrats
 Anita Bay Bundegaard21 December 200027 November 2001Social Liberals

ReferencesEdit

Preceded by
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen III
Cabinet of Denmark
1998 – 2001
Succeeded by
Anders Fogh Rasmussen I