Minister for Finance (Sweden)
|Minister for Finance
Statsråd och chef för finansdepartementet
|Ministry of Finance|
|Member of||The Government|
|Appointer||The Prime Minister|
|Term length||No fixed term
serves at the discretion of the Prime Minister
|Formation||16 May 1840|
|First holder||Johan Didrik af Wingård|
|Deputy||State Secretary for Finance|
The Minister for Finance (Swedish: finansminister) of Sweden, officially Cabinet Minister and Head of the Ministry of Finance (Swedish: statsråd och chef för finansdepartementet), is a member of the Government of Sweden and is the head of the Ministry of Finance.
It is often considered to be the most influential political office in Sweden, following the Prime Minister.
List of officeholders
- Lord High Treasurer of Sweden (historical antecedent)
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