Johannes Koskinen

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Johannes Koskinen
Minister of Justice
In office
15 April 1999 – 22 September 2005
Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen
Anneli Jäätteenmäki
Matti Vanhanen
Preceded by Jussi Järventaus
Succeeded by Leena Luhtanen
Personal details
Born (1954-12-10) 10 December 1954 (age 59)
Janakkala, Finland
Political party Social Democratic Party

Hannu Erkki Johannes Koskinen (born 10 December 1954 in Janakkala, Finland) is a Finnish politician and a lawyer as profession. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP).[1]

Koskinen has been a member of the Parliament of Finland from Tavastia Proper since 1991 and served as the Minister of Justice during two Lipponen cabinets, Jäätteenmäki cabinet and first Vanhanen cabinet from April 1999 to March 2005. He was replaced as Minister of Justice by Leena Luhtanen in a cabinet reshuffle.

He has been a member of Hämeenlinna city council 1989–2004 and again since 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edustajamatrikkeli". Eduskunta. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Jussi Järventaus
Minister of Justice
1999–2005
Succeeded by
Leena Luhtanen