Tuija Brax

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Tuija Brax
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Tuija Brax in 2008.
Minister of Justice
In office
19 April 2007 – 22 June 2011
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen
Mari Kiviniemi
Preceded by Leena Luhtanen
Succeeded by Anna-Maja Henriksson
Personal details
Born (1965-01-06) 6 January 1965 (age 49)
Helsinki, Finland
Nationality Finnish
Political party Green League
Spouse(s) Antti Brax

Tuija Kaarina Brax (née Karvonen; born 6 January 1965 in Helsinki) is a Finnish politician and former Minister of Justice. She is a Member of Finnish Parliament, representing the Green League. She was first elected to the Parliament in 1995. She has been the Minister of Justice in Matti Vanhanen's second cabinet and Mari Kiviniemi´s cabinet.

She has also been a member of the Helsinki City Council from 1993 and she is active in various professional sport organizations.

Brax has a Master's degree in law from the University of Helsinki. Brax has also served as the Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee in the Finnish Parliament. She is married to Antti Brax. They have two children, Aarni (born 1993) and Arttu (born 1997).

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Political offices
Preceded by
Leena Luhtanen
Minister of Justice
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Anna-Maja Henriksson
Party political offices
Preceded by
Pekka Haavisto
Chairperson of the Green League
1995—1997
Succeeded by
Satu Hassi