Head of the Ministry for Health and Social Affairs (Sweden)

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Head of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Statsråd och chef för Socialdepartmentet
Annika Strandhäll 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Annika Strandhäll

since 3 October 2014
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Appointer The Prime Minister
Inaugural holder Bernhard Eriksson
Formation 1920
Website www.government.se

Head of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (Swedish: Statsråd och chef för Socialdepartmentet) is the chief of the head of the Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs. Annika Strandhäll, appointed on 3 October 2014. At the appointment of Annika Strandhäll, she had the title Minister for Social Security. On 27 July 2017, she was appointed as Minister for Social Affairs (Swedish: Socialministern) and is responsible for issues regarding social security, public health, healthcare and sports

Minister for Social Affairs
Sveriges socialminister
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Annika Strandhäll 2014-10-29 001.jpg
Incumbent
Annika Strandhäll

since 27 July 2017
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Appointer The Prime Minister
Inaugural holder Bernhard Eriksson
Formation 1920
Website www.government.se


List of Head of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs[edit]

Minister for Health and Social Affairs Took office Left office Time in office Party Prime Minister
1
Bernhard Eriksson
Eriksson, BernhardBernhard Eriksson
(1878–1952)
1 July 1920 (1920-07-01)27 October 1920 (1920-10-27)118 days Social DemocraticBranting, HjalmarHjalmar Branting (S)
2
Henning Elmquist
Elmquist, HenningHenning Elmquist
(1871–1933)
27 October 1920 (1920-10-27)13 October 1921 (1921-10-13)351 days IndependentDe Geer, Gerhard LouisGerhard Louis De Geer
(27 October 1920 (1920-10-27) – 23 February 1921 (1921-02-23))
Oscar von Sydow
(23 February 1921 (1921-02-23) – 13 October 1921 (1921-10-13))
3
Herman Lindqvist
Lindqvist, HermanHerman Lindqvist
(1863–1932)
13 October 1921 (1921-10-13)19 April 1923 (1923-04-19)1 year, 188 days Social DemocraticBranting, HjalmarHjalmar Branting (S)
4
Gösta Malm
Malm, GöstaGösta Malm
(1873–1965)
19 April 1923 (1923-04-19)18 October 1924 (1924-10-18)1 year, 188 days IndependentTrygger, ErnstErnst Trygger (N)
5
Gustav Möller
Möller, GustavGustav Möller
(1884–1970)
18 October 1924 (1924-10-18)7 June 1926 (1926-06-07)1 year, 232 days Social DemocraticBranting, HjalmarHjalmar Branting (S)
(18 October 1924 (1924-10-18) – 24 January 1925 (1925-01-24))
Rickard Sandler (S)
(24 January 1925 (1925-01-24) – 7 June 1926 (1926-06-07))
6
Jakob Pettersson
Pettersson, JakobJakob Pettersson
(1866–1957)
7 June 1926 (1926-06-07)2 October 1928 (1928-10-02)2 years, 117 days LiberalEkman, Carl GustafCarl Gustaf Ekman (FF)
7
Sven Lübeck
Lübeck, SvenSven Lübeck
(1877–1941)
2 October 1928 (1928-10-02)7 June 1930 (1930-06-07)1 year, 248 days Electoral LeagueLindman, ArvidArvid Lindman (AvF)
8
Sam Larsson
Larsson, SamSam Larsson
(1883–1945)
7 June 1930 (1930-06-07)24 September 1932 (1932-09-24)2 years, 109 days Freeminded People'sEkman, Carl GustafCarl Gustaf Ekman (FF)
(7 June 1930 (1930-06-07) – 6 August 1932 (1932-08-06))
Felix Hamrin (FF)
(6 August 1932 (1932-08-06) – 24 September 1932 (1932-09-24))
(5)
Gustav Möller
Möller, GustavGustav Möller
(1884–1970)
24 September 1932 (1932-09-24)19 June 1936 (1936-06-19)3 years, 269 days Social DemocraticHansson, Per AlbinPer Albin Hansson (S)
9
Gerhard Strindlund
Strindlund, GerhardGerhard Strindlund
(1890–1957)
19 June 1936 (1936-06-19)28 September 1936 (1936-09-28)101 days Farmers' LeaguePehrsson-Bramstorp, AxelAxel Pehrsson-Bramstorp (BF)
(5)
Gustav Möller
Möller, GustavGustav Möller
(1884–1970)
28 September 1936 (1936-09-28)16 December 1938 (1938-12-16)2 years, 79 days Social DemocraticHansson, Per AlbinPer Albin Hansson (S)
10
Albert Forslund
Forslund, AlbertAlbert Forslund
(1881–1957)
16 December 1938 (1938-12-16)13 December 1939 (1939-12-13)362 days Social DemocraticHansson, Per AlbinPer Albin Hansson (S)
(5)
Gustav Möller
Möller, GustavGustav Möller
(1884–1970)
13 December 1939 (1939-12-13)1 October 1951 (1951-10-01)11 years, 292 days Social DemocraticHansson, Per AlbinPer Albin Hansson (S)
(13 December 1939 (1939-12-13) – 6 October 1946 (1946-10-06))
Tage Erlander (S)
(11 October 1946 (1946-10-11) – 1 October 1951 (1951-10-01))
11
Gunnar Sträng
Sträng, GunnarGunnar Sträng
(1906–1992)
1 October 1951 (1951-10-01)12 September 1955 (1955-09-12)3 years, 346 days Social DemocraticErlander, TageTage Erlander (S)
12
John Ericsson
Ericsson, JohnJohn Ericsson
(1907–1977)
12 September 1955 (1955-09-12)22 March 1957 (1957-03-22)1 year, 191 days Social DemocraticErlander, TageTage Erlander (S)
13
Torsten Nilsson
Nilsson, TorstenTorsten Nilsson
(1905–1997)
22 March 1955 (1955-03-22)19 September 1962 (1962-09-19)7 years, 181 days Social DemocraticErlander, TageTage Erlander (S)
14
Sven Aspling
Aspling, SvenSven Aspling
(1912–2000)
19 September 1962 (1962-09-19)8 October 1976 (1976-10-08)14 years, 19 days Social DemocraticErlander, TageTage Erlander (S)
(19 September 1962 (1962-09-19) – 14 October 1969 (1969-10-14))
Olof Palme (S)
(19 September 1962 (1962-09-19) – 8 October 1976 (1976-10-08))
15
Rune Gustavsson
Gustavsson, RuneRune Gustavsson
(1920–2002)
8 October 1976 (1976-10-08)18 October 1978 (1978-10-18)2 years, 10 days CentreFälldin, ThorbjörnThorbjörn Fälldin (C)
16
Gabriel Romanus
Romanus, GabrielGabriel Romanus
(born 1939)
18 October 1978 (1978-10-18)12 October 1979 (1979-10-12)359 days Liberal People'sUllsten, OlaOla Ullsten (FP)
17
Karin Söder
Söder, KarinKarin Söder
(1928–2015)
12 October 1979 (1979-10-12)8 October 1982 (1982-10-08)2 years, 361 days CentreFälldin, ThorbjörnThorbjörn Fälldin (C)
18
Sten Andersson
Andersson, StenSten Andersson
(1928–2006)
8 October 1982 (1982-10-08)16 October 1985 (1985-10-16)3 years, 8 days Social DemocraticPalme, OlofOlof Palme (S)
19
Gertrud Sigurdsen
Sigurdsen, GertrudGertrud Sigurdsen
(1923–2015)
16 October 1985 (1985-10-16)29 January 1989 (1989-01-29)3 years, 105 days Social DemocraticPalme, OlofOlof Palme (S)
(16 October 1985 (1985-10-16) – 28 February 1986 (1986-02-28))
Ingvar Carlsson (S)
(13 March 1986 (1986-03-13) – 29 January 1989 (1989-01-29))
20
Sven Hulterström
Hulterström, SvenSven Hulterström
(born 1938)
29 January 1989 (1989-01-29)11 January 1990 (1990-01-11)347 days Social DemocraticCarlsson, IngvarIngvar Carlsson (S)
21
Ingela Thalén
Thalén, IngelaIngela Thalén
(born 1943)
11 January 1990 (1990-01-11)4 October 1991 (1991-10-04)1 year, 266 days Social DemocraticCarlsson, IngvarIngvar Carlsson (S)
22
Bengt Westerberg
Westerberg, BengtBengt Westerberg
(born 1943)
4 October 1991 (1991-10-04)7 October 1994 (1994-10-07)3 years, 3 days Liberal People'sBildt, CarlCarl Bildt (M)
(21)
Ingela Thalén
Thalén, IngelaIngela Thalén
(born 1943)
7 October 1994 (1994-10-07)22 March 1996 (1996-03-22)1 year, 167 days Social DemocraticCarlsson, IngvarIngvar Carlsson (S)
23
Margot Wallström
Wallström, MargotMargot Wallström
(born 1954)
22 March 1996 (1996-03-22)7 October 1998 (1998-10-07)2 years, 199 days Social DemocraticPersson, GöranGöran Persson (S)
24
Anders Sundström
Sundström, AndersAnders Sundström
(born 1952)
7 October 1998 (1998-10-07)26 October 1998 (1998-10-26)19 days Social DemocraticPersson, GöranGöran Persson (S)
25
Maj-Inger Klingvall
Klingvall, Maj-IngerMaj-Inger Klingvall
(born 1946)
26 October 1998 (1998-10-26)16 November 1998 (1998-11-16)21 days Social DemocraticPersson, GöranGöran Persson (S)
26
Lars Engqvist
Engqvist, LarsLars Engqvist
(born 1945)
16 November 1998 (1998-11-16)1 October 2004 (2004-10-01)5 years, 320 days Social DemocraticPersson, GöranGöran Persson (S)
27
Berit Andnor
Andnor, BeritBerit Andnor
(born 1954)
1 October 2004 (2004-10-01)6 October 2006 (2006-10-06)2 years, 5 days Social DemocraticPersson, GöranGöran Persson (S)
28
Göran Hägglund
Hägglund, GöranGöran Hägglund
(born 1959)
6 October 2006 (2006-10-06)3 October 2014 (2014-10-03)7 years, 362 days Christian DemocratsReinfeldt, FredrikFredrik Reinfeldt (M)
29
Annika Strandhäll
Strandhäll, AnnikaAnnika Strandhäll
(born 1975)
3 October 2014 (2014-10-03)Incumbent4 years, 9 days Social DemocraticLöfven, StefanStefan Löfven (S)