Minister of Justice (Finland)

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The Minister of Justice (Finnish: oikeusministeri, Swedish: justitieminister) is a Finnish Government ministerial position. The Minister of Justice is in charge of the Ministry of Justice.[1]

Finland's incumbent Minister of Justice for the Sipilä Cabinet is Antti Häkkänen of the National Coalition Party.[2]

List of Ministers of Justice[edit]

Minister Party In office
Karl Söderholm Swedish People's Party 27.11.1918 – 15.8.1919
Henrik Kahelin National Progressive Party 15.8.1919 – 30.1.1920
Karl Söderholm Swedish People's Party 15.3.1920 – 28.6.1920
Hjalmar Granfelt Swedish People's Party 28.6.1920 – 9.4.1921
Heimo Helminen National Progressive Party 9.4.1921 – 24.2.1922
Albert von Hellens National Progressive Party 24.2.1922 – 2.6.1922
Oskar Lilius Non-partisan 2.6.1922 – 14.11.1922
Otto Åkesson Agrarian League 14.11.1922 – 21.12.1923
Elias Sopanen National Progressive Party 21.12.1923 – 18.1.1924
Oskar Lilius Non-partisan 18.1.1924 – 31.5.1924
Albert von Hellens National Progressive Party 31.5.1924 – 31.3.1925
Oskar Lilius Non-partisan 31.3.1925 – 31.12.1925
Urho Castrén National Coalition Party 31.12.1925 – 13.12.1926
Väinö Hakkila Social Democratic Party 13.12.1926 – 17.12.1927
Torsten Malinen Non-partisan 17.12.1927 – 22.12.1928
Anton Kotonen Non-partisan 22.12.1928 – 18.2.1929
Oiva Huttunen Non-partisan 18.2.1929 – 16.8.1929
Elieser Kaila Agrarian League 16.8.1929 – 4.7.1930
Karl Söderholm Swedish People's Party 4.7.1930 – 21.3.1931
Toivo Kivimäki National Progressive Party 21.3.1931 – 14.12.1932
Hugo Malmberg Swedish People's Party 14.12.1932 – 27.2.1933
Eric J. Serlachius Swedish People's Party 27.2.1933 – 28.2.1936
Emil Jatkola National Progressive Party 6.3.1936 – 7.10.1936
Urho Kekkonen Agrarian League 7.10.1936 – 12.3.1937
Arvi Ahmavaara Non-partisan 18.3.1937 – 11.1.1938
Albin Ewald Rautavaara Non-partisan 11.1.1938 – 13.10.1939
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Swedish People's Party 13.10.1939 – 27.3.1940
Oskari Lehtonen National Coalition Party 27.3.1940 – 8.8.1944
Ernst von Born Swedish People's Party 8.8.1944 – 17.11.1944
Urho Kekkonen Agrarian League 17.11.1944 – 26.3.1946
Eino Pekkala Finnish People's Democratic League 26.3.1946 – 29.7.1948
Tauno Suontausta Social Democratic Party 29.7.1948 – 17.3.1950
Heikki Kannisto National Progressive Party 17.3.1950 – 17.1.1951
Teuvo Aura National Progressive Party 17.1.1951 – 20.9.1951
Urho Kekkonen Agrarian League 20.9.1951 – 22.9.1951
Sven Högström Swedish People's Party 22.9.1951 – 17.11.1953
Reino Kuuskoski Non-partisan 17.11.1953 – 5.5.1954
Yrjö Puhakka Non-partisan 5.5.1954 – 20.10.1954
Aarre Simonen Social Democratic Party 20.10.1954 – 6.11.1954
Weio Henriksson Non-partisan 6.11.1954 – 3.3.1956
Vilho Väyrynen Social Democratic Party 3.3.1956 – 2.5.1956
Arvo Helminen Non-partisan 2.5.1956 – 2.9.1957
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Non-partisan 2.9.1957 – 29.11.1957
Kurt Kaira Non-partisan 29.11.1957 – 26.4.1958
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Non-partisan 26.4.1958 – 29.8.1958
Sven Högström Swedish People's Party 29.8.1958 – 13.1.1959
Antti Hannikainen Agrarian League 13.1.1959 – 14.4.1961
Pauli Lehtosalo Agrarian League 14.4.1961 – 13.4.1962
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Swedish People's Party 13.4.1962 – 18.12.1963
Olavi Merimaa Non-partisan 18.12.1963 – 12.9.1964
Johan Otto Söderhjelm Swedish People's Party 12.9.1964 – 27.5.1966
Aarre Simonen Social Democratic Union of Workers and Smallholders 27.5.1966 – 14.5.1970
Keijo Liinamaa Non-partisan 14.5.1970 – 15.7.1970
Erkki Tuominen Finnish People's Democratic League 15.7.1970 – 26.3.1971
Mikko Laaksonen Social Democratic Party 26.3.1971 – 30.9.1971
Jacob Söderman Social Democratic Party 1.10.1971 – 29.10.1971
K. J. Lång Non-partisan 29.10.1971 – 23.2.1972
Pekka Paavola Social Democratic Party 23.2.1972 – 4.9.1972
Matti Louekoski Social Democratic Party 4.9.1972 – 13.6.1975
Inkeri Anttila [1st female] Non-partisan 13.6.1975 – 30.11.1975
Kristian Gestrin Swedish People's Party 30.11.1975 – 15.5.1977
Tuure Salo Liberal People's Party 15.5.1977 – 2.3.1978
Paavo Nikula Liberal People's Party 2.3.1978 – 26.5.1979
Christoffer Taxell Swedish People's Party 26.5.1979 – 30.4.1987
Matti Louekoski Social Democratic Party 30.4.1987 – 28.2.1990
Tarja Halonen Social Democratic Party 1.3.1990 – 26.4.1991
Hannele Pokka Centre Party 26.4.1991 – 30.4.1994
Anneli Jäätteenmäki Centre Party 1.5.1994 – 13.4.1995
Sauli Niinistö National Coalition Party 13.4.1995 – 2.2.1996
Kari Häkämies National Coalition Party 2.2.1996 – 13.3.1998
Jussi Järventaus National Coalition Party 13.3.1998 – 15.4.1999
Johannes Koskinen Social Democratic Party 15.4.1999 – 22.9.2005
Leena Luhtanen Social Democratic Party 23.9.2005 – 19.4.2007
Tuija Brax Green League 19.4.2007 – 22.6.2011
Anna-Maja Henriksson Swedish People's Party 22.6.2011 – 29.5.2015
Jari Lindström Finns Party/Blue Reform 29.5.2015 – 5.5.2017
Antti Häkkänen National Coalition Party 5.5.2017 –

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minister of Justice". Oikeusministeriö. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  2. ^ "Ministers". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  3. ^ "Finnish Government - Ministers of Justice". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 27 December 2017.