|Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic|
Ministr zahraničních věcí České republiky
|Formation||1 January 1993|
The minister of foreign affairs of the Czech Republic (Czech: Ministr zahraničních věcí České republiky) is a senior official of the Government of the Czech Republic, and as the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is concerned with foreign policy and foreign relations of the Czech Republic.
The minister of foreign affairs along with the finance minister, the minister of defence, and the minister of the interior are generally regarded as the four most important cabinet members because of the importance of their respective ministries.
The current minister of foreign affairs of the Czech Republic is Jan Lipavský.
List of ministers of foreign affairs of the Czech Republic
|Name||Portrait||Entered office||Left office||Political party|
|Josef Zieleniec||1 January 1993||23 October 1997||ODS|
|Jaroslav Šedivý||8 November 1997||17 July 1998||Independent|
|Jan Kavan||22 July 1998||12 July 2002||ČSSD|
|Cyril Svoboda||15 July 2002||4 September 2006||KDU-ČSL|
|Alexandr Vondra||4 September 2006||9 January 2007||ODS|
|Karel Schwarzenberg||9 January 2007||8 May 2009||Greens|
|Jan Kohout||8 May 2009||13 July 2010||Independent|
|Karel Schwarzenberg||13 July 2010||10 July 2013||TOP 09|
|Jan Kohout||10 July 2013||29 January 2014||Independent|
|Lubomír Zaorálek||29 January 2014||13 December 2017||ČSSD|
|Martin Stropnický||13 December 2017||27 June 2018||ANO 2011|
|Jan Hamáček (acting)||27 June 2018||16 October 2018||ČSSD|
|Tomáš Petříček||16 October 2018||12 April 2021||ČSSD|
|Jan Hamáček (acting)||12 April 2021||21 April 2021||ČSSD|
|Jakub Kulhánek||21 April 2021||17 December 2021||ČSSD|
|Jan Lipavský||17 December 2021||Incumbent||Czech Pirate Party|