Brian Mikkelsen

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Brian Mikkelsen
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Minister of Economic and Business Affairs
In office
23 February 2010 – 3 October 2011
Preceded by Lene Espersen
Succeeded by Margrethe Vestager
Justice Minister of Denmark
In office
September 2008 – February 2010
Preceded by Lene Espersen
Succeeded by Lars Barfoed
Culture Minister of Denmark
In office
November 27, 2001 – September 10, 2008
Preceded by Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen
Succeeded by Carina Christensen
Vice President of World Anti-Doping Agency
In office
2004–2006
Personal details
Born (1966-01-31) 31 January 1966 (age 48)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Political party Conservative People's Party
Spouse(s) Eliane Wexøe Mikkelsen
Alma mater University of Copenhagen
Religion Lutheran/Church of Denmark

Brian Arthur Mikkelsen (born 31 January 1966) is a Danish politician. He is a member of the Conservative People's Party, and has been a member of parliament (Folketinget) since 21 September 1994.

He was the Danish Culture Minister from November 2001 to September 2008, Justice Minister from September 2008 to February 2010 and Minister of Economic and Business Affairs from February 2010 to October 2011.

Brian Mikkelsen has since 2001 been a member of the executive committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency, and he was its vice-president from 2004 to 2006.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen
Culture Minister of Denmark
27 November 2001 – 10 September 2008
Succeeded by
Carina Christensen
Preceded by
Lene Espersen
Justice Minister of Denmark
September 2008 - February 2010
Succeeded by
Lars Barfoed
Preceded by
Lene Espersen
Minister of Economic and Business Affairs
February 2010–present
Incumbent