Minister of Finance (Finland)

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The Minister of Finance (Finnish: valtiovarainministeri, Swedish: finansminister) is one of the Finnish Government's ministers. The Minister of Finance is responsible for maintaining Finland's fiscal policies and oversees the Ministry of Finance.[1] The Sipilä Cabinet's incumbent Minister of Finance is Petteri Orpo.[2]

List of Ministers of Finance[edit]

Portrait Minister of Finance
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Prime Minister
Took office Left office Duration
1
Juhani Arajärvi
Arajärvi, JuhaniJuhani Arajärvi
(1867–1941)
27 November 191727 November 19181 year, 0 daysFinnishSvinhufvud, Pehr EvindPehr Evind Svinhufvud (NSP)
(27 November 1917 – 27 May 1918)
Juho Kusti Paasikivi (SP)
(27 May 1918 – 27 November 1918)
2
Kaarlo Castrén
Castrén, KaarloKaarlo Castrén
(1860–1938)
27 November 191817 April 1919141 daysNational ProgressiveIngman, LauriLauri Ingman (KOK)
3
August Ramsay
Ramsay, AugustAugust Ramsay
(1859–1943)
17 April 191915 September 1919151 daysSwedish People'sCastrén, KaarloKaarlo Castrén (ED)
4
Johannes Lundson
Lundson, JohannesJohannes Lundson
(1867–1939)
15 September 191915 March 1920182 daysNational ProgressiveVennola, JuhoJuho Vennola (ED)
5
Jonathan Wartiovaara
Wartiovaara, JonathanJonathan Wartiovaara
(1875–1937)
15 March 19209 April 19211 year, 25 daysNational CoalitionErich, RafaelRafael Erich (KOK)
6
Risto Ryti
Ryti, RistoRisto Ryti
(1889–1956)
9 April 19212 June 19221 year, 54 daysNational ProgressiveVennola, JuhoJuho Vennola (ED)
7
Ernst Gråsten
Gråsten, ErnstErnst Gråsten
(1865–1942)
2 June 192214 November 1922165 daysIndependentCajander, AimoAimo Cajander (Ind.)
(6)
Risto Ryti
Ryti, RistoRisto Ryti
(1889–1956)
14 November 192218 January 19241 year, 65 daysNational ProgressiveKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
8
Hugo Relander
Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
18 January 192431 May 1924134 daysIndependentCajander, AimoAimo Cajander (Ind.)
9
Yrjö Pulkkinen
Pulkkinen, YrjöYrjö Pulkkinen
(1875–1945)
31 May 192431 March 1925304 daysNational CoalitionIngman, LauriLauri Ingman (KOK)
(8)
Hugo Relander
Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
31 March 192531 December 1925275 daysIndependentTulenheimo, AnttiAntti Tulenheimo (KOK)
10
Kyösti Järvinen
Järvinen, KyöstiKyösti Järvinen
(1869–1957)
31 December 192513 December 1926347 daysNational CoalitionKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
11
Hannes Ryömä
Ryömä, HannesHannes Ryömä
(1878–1939)
13 December 192617 December 19271 year, 4 daysSocial DemocraticTanner, VäinöVäinö Tanner (SDP)
12
Juho Niukkanen
Niukkanen, JuhoJuho Niukkanen
(1888–1954)
17 December 192722 December 19281 year, 5 daysAgrarianSunila, JuhoJuho Sunila (ML)
(8)
Hugo Relander
Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
22 December 192816 August 1929237 daysIndependentMantere, OskariOskari Mantere (ED)
13
Tyko Reinikka
Reinikka, TykoTyko Reinikka
(1887–1964)
16 August 19294 July 1930322 daysAgrarianKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
14
Juho Vennola
Vennola, JuhoJuho Vennola
(1872–1938)
4 July 193021 March 1931260 daysNational ProgressiveSvinhufvud, Pehr EvindPehr Evind Svinhufvud (KOK)
(10)
Kyösti Järvinen
Järvinen, KyöstiKyösti Järvinen
(1869–1957)
21 March 193114 December 19321 year, 268 daysAgrarianSunila, JuhoJuho Sunila (ML)
(8)
Hugo Relander
Relander, HugoHugo Relander
(1865–1947)
14 December 19327 October 19363 years, 298 daysIndependentKivimäki, Toivo MikaelToivo Mikael Kivimäki (ED)
(12)
Juho Niukkanen
Niukkanen, JuhoJuho Niukkanen
(1888–1954)
7 October 193612 March 1937156 daysAgrarianKallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio (ML)
15
Väinö Tanner
Tanner, VäinöVäinö Tanner
(1881–1966)
12 March 19371 December 19392 years, 264 daysSocial DemocraticCajander, AimoAimo Cajander (ED)
16
Mauno Pekkala
Pekkala, MaunoMauno Pekkala
(1890–1952)
1 December 193922 May 19422 years, 172 daysSocial DemocraticRyti, RistoRisto Ryti (ED)
(1 December 1939 – 19 December 1940)
Johan Wilhelm Rangell (ED)
(3 January 1941 – 22 May 1942)
(15)
Väinö Tanner
Tanner, VäinöVäinö Tanner
(1881–1966)
22 May 19428 August 19442 years, 78 daysSocial DemocraticRangell, Johan WilhelmJohan Wilhelm Rangell (ED)
(22 May 1942 – 5 March 1943)
Edwin Linkomies (KOK)
(5 March 1943 – 8 August 1944)
17
Onni Hiltunen
Hiltunen, OnniOnni Hiltunen
(1895–1971)
8 August 194417 November 1944101 daysSocial DemocraticHackzell, AnttiAntti Hackzell (KOK)
(8 August 1944 – 21 September 1944)
Urho Castrén (KOK)
(21 September 1944 – 17 November 1944)
18
Johan Helo
Helo, JohanJohan Helo
(1889–1966)
17 November 194417 April 1945151 daysPeople's DemocraticPaasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi (KOK)
19
Sakari Tuomioja
Tuomioja, SakariSakari Tuomioja
(1911–1964)
17 April 194517 July 194591 daysNational ProgressivePaasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi (KOK)
20
Ralf Törngren
Törngren, RalfRalf Törngren
(1899–1961)
17 July 194529 July 19483 years, 12 daysSwedish People'sPaasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi (KOK)
(17 July 1945 – 9 March 1946)
Mauno Pekkala (SKDL)
(9 March 1946 – 29 July 1948)
(17)
Onni Hiltunen
Hiltunen, OnniOnni Hiltunen
(1895–1971)
29 July 194817 March 19501 year, 231 daysSocial DemocraticFagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm (SDP)
21
V. J. Sukselainen
Sukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen
(1906–1995)
17 March 195017 January 1951306 daysAgrarianKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
(17)
Onni Hiltunen
Hiltunen, OnniOnni Hiltunen
(1895–1971)
17 January 195120 September 1951246 daysSocial DemocraticKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
22
Viljo Rantala
Rantala, ViljoViljo Rantala
(1892–1980)
20 September 19519 July 19531 year, 292 daysSocial DemocraticKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
(12)
Juho Niukkanen
Niukkanen, JuhoJuho Niukkanen
(1888–1954)
9 July 195317 November 1953131 daysAgrarianKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
23
Tuure Junnila
Junnila, TuureTuure Junnila
(1910–1999)
17 November 19535 May 1954169 daysNational CoalitionTuomioja, SakariSakari Tuomioja (Ind.)
(21)
V. J. Sukselainen
Sukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen
(1906–1995)
5 May 195420 October 1954168 daysAgrarianTörngren, RalfRalf Törngren (RKP)
24
Penna Tervo
Tervo, PennaPenna Tervo
(1901–1956)
20 October 195426 February 19561 year, 129 daysSocial DemocraticKekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen (ML)
25
Aarre Simonen
Simonen, AarreAarre Simonen
(1913–1977)
3 March 195627 May 19571 year, 85 daysSocial DemocraticFagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm (SDP)
26
Nils Meinander
Meinander, NilsNils Meinander
(1910–1985)
27 May 19572 July 195736 daysSwedish People'sSukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen (ML)
27
Martti Miettunen
Miettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen
(1907–2002)
2 July 195729 November 1957150 daysAgrarianSukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen (ML)
28
Lauri Hietanen
Hietanen, LauriLauri Hietanen
(1902–1971)
29 November 195726 April 1958148 daysIndependentFieandt, Rainer vonRainer von Fieandt (Ind.)
29
Ilmo Nurmela
Nurmela, IlmoIlmo Nurmela
(1903–1974)
26 April 195829 August 1958125 daysIndependentKuuskoski, ReinoReino Kuuskoski (Ind.)
30
Päiviö Hetemäki
Hetemäki, PäiviöPäiviö Hetemäki
(1913–1980)
29 August 195813 January 1959137 daysNational CoalitionFagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm (SDP)
31
Wiljam Sarjala
Sarjala, WiljamWiljam Sarjala
(1901–1977)
13 January 195913 April 19623 years, 90 daysAgrarianSukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen (ML)
(13 January 1959 – 14 July 1961)
Martti Miettunen (ML)
(14 July 1961 – 13 April 1962)
32
Osmo P. Karttunen
Karttunen, Osmo P.Osmo P. Karttunen
(1922–1985)
13 April 196213 December 19631 year, 244 daysNational CoalitionKarjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen (ML)
33
Mauno Jussila
Jussila, MaunoMauno Jussila
(1908–1988)
13 December 196318 December 19635 daysAgrarianKarjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen (ML)
34
Esko Rekola
Rekola, EskoEsko Rekola
(1919–2014)
18 December 196312 September 1964269 daysIndependentLehto, Reino RagnarReino Ragnar Lehto (Ind.)
35
Esa Kaitila
Kaitila, EsaEsa Kaitila
(1909–1975)
12 September 196427 May 19661 year, 257 daysPeople's
(1951 – 1965)
Liberals
(1965 – 1966)
Virolainen, JohannesJohannes Virolainen (KESK)
36
Mauno Koivisto
Koivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto
(born 1923)
27 May 196631 December 19671 year, 218 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio, RafaelRafael Paasio (SDP)
37
Eino Raunio
Raunio, EinoEino Raunio
(1909–1979)
1 January 196814 May 19702 years, 133 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio, RafaelRafael Paasio (SDP)
(1 January 1968 – 22 March 1968)
Mauno Koivisto (SDP)
(22 March 1968 – 14 May 1970)
(30)
Päiviö Hetemäki
Hetemäki, PäiviöPäiviö Hetemäki
(1913–1980)
14 May 197015 July 197062 daysIndependentAura, TeuvoTeuvo Aura (Ind.)
38
Carl Olof Tallgren
Tallgren, Carl OlofCarl Olof Tallgren
(born 1927)
15 July 197029 October 19711 year, 106 daysSwedish People'sKarjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen (KESK)
(30)
Päiviö Hetemäki
Hetemäki, PäiviöPäiviö Hetemäki
(1913–1980)
29 October 197123 February 1972117 daysIndependentAura, TeuvoTeuvo Aura (Ind.)
(36)
Mauno Koivisto
Koivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto
(born 1923)
23 February 19724 September 1972194 daysSocial DemocraticPaasio, RafaelRafael Paasio (SDP)
39
Johannes Virolainen
Virolainen, JohannesJohannes Virolainen
(1914–2000)
4 September 197213 June 19752 years, 282 daysCentreSorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa (SDP)
40
Heikki Tuominen
Tuominen, HeikkiHeikki Tuominen
(1920–2010)
13 June 197530 November 1975170 daysIndependentLiinamaa, KeijoKeijo Liinamaa (Ind.)
41
Paul Paavela
Paavela, PaulPaul Paavela
(1931–1980)
30 November 197529 September 1976304 daysSocial DemocraticMiettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen (KESK)
(34)
Esko Rekola
Rekola, EskoEsko Rekola
(1919–2014)
29 September 197615 May 1977228 daysIndependentMiettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen (KESK)
(41)
Paul Paavela
Paavela, PaulPaul Paavela
(1931–1980)
15 May 197726 May 19792 years, 11 daysSocial DemocraticSorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa (SDP)
42
Ahti Pekkala
Pekkala, AhtiAhti Pekkala
(born 1924)
26 May 197931 January 19866 years, 250 daysCentreKoivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto (SDP)
(26 May 1979 – 26 January 1982)
Kalevi Sorsa (SDP)
(26 January 1982 – 31 January 1986)
43
Esko Ollila
Ollila, EskoEsko Ollila
(born 1940)
1 February 198630 April 19871 year, 88 daysCentreSorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa (SDP)
44
Erkki Liikanen
Liikanen, ErkkiErkki Liikanen
(born 1950)
30 April 198728 February 19903 years, 1 daySocial DemocraticHolkeri, HarriHarri Holkeri (KOK)
45
Matti Louekoski
Louekoski, MattiMatti Louekoski
(born 1941)
1 March 199026 April 19911 year, 56 daysSocial DemocraticHolkeri, HarriHarri Holkeri (KOK)
46
Iiro Viinanen
Viinanen, IiroIiro Viinanen
(born 1944)
26 April 19912 February 19964 years, 282 daysNational CoalitionAho, EskoEsko Aho (KESK)
(26 April 1991 – 13 April 1995)
Paavo Lipponen (SDP)
(13 April 1995 – 2 February 1996)
47
Sauli Niinistö
Niinistö, SauliSauli Niinistö
(born 1948)
2 February 199617 April 20037 years, 74 daysNational CoalitionLipponen, PaavoPaavo Lipponen (SDP)
48
Antti Kalliomäki
Kalliomäki, AnttiAntti Kalliomäki
(born 1947)
17 April 200322 September 20052 years, 159 daysSocial DemocraticJäätteenmäki, AnneliAnneli Jäätteenmäki (KESK)
(17 April 2003 – 24 June 2003)
Matti Vanhanen (KESK)
(24 June 2003 – 22 September 2005)
49
Eero Heinäluoma
Heinäluoma, EeroEero Heinäluoma
(born 1955)
23 September 200519 April 20071 year, 208 daysSocial DemocraticVanhanen, MattiMatti Vanhanen (KESK)
50
Jyrki Katainen
Katainen, JyrkiJyrki Katainen
(born 1971)
19 April 200722 June 20114 years, 64 daysNational CoalitionVanhanen, MattiMatti Vanhanen (KESK)
(19 April 2007 – 22 June 2010)
Mari Kiviniemi
(22 June 2010 – 22 June 2011)
51
Jutta Urpilainen
Urpilainen, JuttaJutta Urpilainen
(born 1975)
[3]
22 June 20116 June 20142 years, 349 daysSocial DemocraticKatainen, JyrkiJyrki Katainen (KOK)
52
Antti Rinne
Rinne, AnttiAntti Rinne
(born 1962)
6 June 201429 May 2015357 daysSocial DemocraticKatainen, JyrkiJyrki Katainen (KOK)
(6 June 2014 – 24 June 2014)
Alexander Stubb (KOK)
(24 June 2014 – 29 May 2015)
53
Alexander Stubb
Stubb, AlexanderAlexander Stubb
(born 1968)
29 May 201522 June 20161 year, 24 daysNational CoalitionSipilä, JuhaJuha Sipilä (KESK)
54
Petteri Orpo
Orpo, PetteriPetteri Orpo
(born 1969)
22 June 2016Incumbent2 years, 148 daysNational CoalitionSipilä, JuhaJuha Sipilä (KESK)

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External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Management and organisation". Valtiovarainministeriö. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  2. ^ "Ministers". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  3. ^ "Sdp valitsi ministerinsä" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. 2011-06-18. Archived from the original on 2011-06-20. Retrieved 2011-06-18.
  4. ^ "Finnish Government - Ministers of Finance". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 12 January 2018.