Minister of Finance (Finland)

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The Minister of Finance of Finland (in Finnish valtiovarainministeri, in Swedish finansminister) handles the Finance of Finland and all other matters covered by the Ministry of Finance. The current Minister of Finance is Antti Rinne.

The Ministry of Finance of Finland has two Ministers in the Council of State: Minister of Finance Jutta Urpilainen and Minister of Public Administration and Local Government Henna Virkkunen. According to the official description:

Minister of Public Administration and Local Government Kiviniemi handles matters covered by the Public Management Department, the Personnel Department, the Government Information Management Unit and the Financial Markets Department, but not matters related to international financial institutions, with the exception of the European Investment Bank and the Nordic Investment Bank, and not matters related to government borrowing and debt management. Minister Kiviniemi also handles matters related to customs, the Budget Council of the EU and Government financial controller’s function.

All other matters in the Ministry of Finance are of the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.

List of Ministers of Finance[edit]

From To Minister of Finance
1917 1918 Juhani Arajärvi
1918 1919 Kaarlo Castrén
1919 1919 August Ramsay
1919 1920 Johannes Lundson
1920 1921 Jonathan Wartiovaara
1921 1922 Risto Ryti
1922 1922 Ernst Gråsten
1922 1924 Risto Ryti
1924 1924 Hugo Relander
1924 1925 Yrjö Pulkkinen
1925 1925 Hugo Relander
1925 1926 Kyösti Järvinen
1926 1927 Hannes Ryömä
1927 1928 Juho Niukkanen
1928 1929 Hugo Relander
1929 1930 Tyko Reinikka
1930 1931 Juho Vennola
1931 1932 Kyösti Järvinen
1932 1936 Hugo Relander
1936 1937 Juho Niukkanen
1937 1939 Väinö Tanner
1939 1942 Mauno Pekkala
1942 1944 Väinö Tanner
1944 1944 Onni Hiltunen
1944 1945 Johan Helo
1945 1945 Sakari Tuomioja
1945 1948 Ralf Törngren
1948 1950 Onni Hiltunen
1950 1951 Vieno Johannes Sukselainen
1951 1951 Onni Hiltunen
1951 1953 Viljo Rantala
1953 1953 Juho Niukkanen
1953 1954 Tuure Junnila
1954 1954 Vieno Johannes Sukselainen
1954 1956 Penna Tervo
1956 1957 Aarre Simonen
1957 1957 Nils Meinander
1957 1957 Martti Miettunen
1957 1958 Lauri Hietanen
1958 1958 Ilmo Nurmela
1958 1959 Päiviö Hetemäki
1959 1962 Wiljam Sarjala
1962 1963 Osmo Karttunen
1963 1963 Mauno Jussila
1963 1964 Esko Rekola
1964 1966 Esa Kaitila
1966 1968 Mauno Koivisto
1968 1970 Eino Raunio
1970 1971 Carl Olof Tallgren
1971 1972 Päiviö Hetemäki
1972 1972 Mauno Koivisto
1972 1975 Johannes Virolainen
1975 1975 Heikki Tuominen
1975 1976 Paul Paavela
1976 1977 Esko Rekola
1977 1979 Paul Paavela
1979 1986 Ahti Pekkala
1986 1987 Esko Ollila
1987 1990 Erkki Liikanen
1990 1991 Matti Louekoski
1991 1996 Iiro Viinanen
1996 2003 Sauli Niinistö
2003 2005 Antti Kalliomäki
2005 2007 Eero Heinäluoma
2007 2011 Jyrki Katainen
2011 2014 Jutta Urpilainen[1]
2014 present Antti Rinne

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sdp valitsi ministerinsä" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. 2011-06-18. Retrieved 2011-06-18.