List of prime ministers of Finland

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This is a list of prime ministers of Finland since the establishment of that office in 1917.

List of prime ministers[change | change source]

Source:[1]

No. Prime Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party Election Coalition Cabinet
1
Pehr Evind Svinhufvud
Svinhuvud, Per EvindPehr Evind Svinhufvud
(1861–1944)
27 November 191727 May 1918182 days Young Finnish1917FinnishYoung FinnishAgrarianSwedish People's
(Minority)
1. Svinhufvud I
2
Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Paasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi
(1870–1956)
27 May 191827 November 1918185 days FinnishFinnish/National CoalitionYoung Finnish/National ProgressiveAgrarianSwedish People's
(Minority)
2. Paasikivi I
3
Lauri Ingman
Ingman, LauriLauri Ingman
(1868–1934)
27 November 191817 April 1919142 days National CoalitionNational CoalitionNational ProgressiveSwedish People's3. Ingman I
(Majority)
4
Kaarlo Castrén
Castrén, KaarloKaarlo Castrén
(1860–1938)
17 April 191915 August 1919121 days National Progressive1919AgrarianNational ProgressiveSwedish People's4. K.Castrén
(Minority)
5
Juho Vennola
Vennola, JuhoJuho Vennola
(1872–1938)
15 August 191915 March 1920214 days National ProgressiveAgrarianNational Progressive5. Vennola I
(Minority)
6
Rafael Erich
Erich, RafaelRafael Erich
(1879–1946)
15 March 19209 April 19211 year, 26 days National CoalitionNational CoalitionAgrarianNational ProgressiveSwedish People's6. Erich
(Majority)
(5)
Juho Vennola
Vennola, JuhoJuho Vennola
(1872–1938)
9 April 19212 June 19221 year, 55 days National ProgressiveAgrarianNational Progressive7. Vennola II
(Minority)
7
Aimo Cajander
Cajander, AimoAimo Cajander
(1879–1943)
2 June 192214 November 1922166 days Independent1922Caretaker government8. Cajander I
8
Kyösti Kallio
Kallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio
(1873–1940)
14 November 192218 January 19241 year, 66 days AgrarianAgrarianNational Progressive
(Minority)
9. Kallio I
(7)
Aimo Cajander
Cajander, AimoAimo Cajander
(1879–1943)
18 January 192431 May 1924135 days Independent-Caretaker government10. Cajander II
(3)
Lauri Ingman
Ingman, LauriLauri Ingman
(1868–1934)
31 May 192431 March 1925305 days National Coalition1924National CoalitionAgrarianNational ProgressiveSwedish People's
(Majority)
11. Ingman II
9
Antti Tulenheimo
Tulenheimo, AnttiAntti Tulenheimo
(1879–1952)
31 March 192531 December 1925276 days National CoalitionNational CoalitionAgrarian
(Minority)
12. Tulenheimo
(8)
Kyösti Kallio
Kallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio
(1873–1940)
31 December 192513 December 1926348 days AgrarianAgrarianNational Coalition
(Minority)
13. Kallio II
10
Väinö Tanner
Tanner, VäinöVäinö Tanner
(1881–1966)
13 December 192617 December 19271 year, 5 days Social DemocraticSocial Democratic
(Minority)
14. Tanner
11
Juho Sunila
Sunila, JuhoJuho Sunila
(1875–1936)
17 December 192722 December 19281 year, 6 days Agrarian1927Agrarian
(Minority)
15. Sunila I
12
Oskari Mantere
Mantere, OskariOskari Mantere
(1874–1942)
22 December 192816 August 1929238 days National ProgressiveNational Progressive
(Minority)
16. Mantere
(8)
Kyösti Kallio
Kallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio
(1873–1940)
16 August 19294 July 1930323 days Agrarian1929Agrarian
(Minority)
17. Kallio III
(1)
Pehr Evind Svinhufvud
Svinhuvud, Per EvindPehr Evind Svinhufvud
(1861–1944)
4 July 193018 February 1931230 days National Coalition1930AgrarianNational CoalitionNational ProgressiveSwedish People's
(Majority)
18. Svinhufvud II
(11)
Juho Sunila
Sunila, JuhoJuho Sunila
(1875–1936)
21 March 193114 December 19321 year, 301 days AgrarianAgrarianNational CoalitionNational ProgressiveSwedish People's
(Majority)
19. Sunila II
13
Toivo Mikael Kivimäki
Kivimäki, Toivo MikaelToivo Mikael Kivimäki
(1886–1968)
15 December 19327 October 19363 years, 299 days National Progressive1933AgrarianNational ProgressiveSwedish People's
(Minority)
20. Kivimäki
(8)
Kyösti Kallio
Kallio, KyöstiKyösti Kallio
(1873–1940)
7 October 193617 February 1937134 days Agrarian1936AgrarianNational Progressive
(Minority)
21. Kallio IV
(7)
Aimo Cajander
Cajander, AimoAimo Cajander
(1879–1943)
12 March 19371 December 19392 years, 265 days National Progressive1939Social DemocraticAgrarianNational ProgressiveSwedish People's
(Majority)
22. Cajander
14
Risto Ryti
Ryti, RistoRisto Ryti
(1889–1956)
1 December 193919 December 19401 year, 19 days National Progressive
Social DemocraticAgrarianNational ProgressiveSwedish People's


(Majority)
Social DemocraticAgrarianNational CoalitionNational ProgressiveSwedish People's


(Majority)
23. Ryti I
24. Ryti II
15
Johan Wilhelm Rangell
Rangell, Johan WilhelmJohan Wilhelm Rangell
(1894–1982)
3 January 19415 March 19432 years, 62 days National ProgressiveSocial DemocraticAgrarianNational CoalitionSwedish People'sNational ProgressivePatriotic People's Movement (Finland)
(Majority)
25. Rangell
16
Edwin Linkomies
Linkomies, EdwinEdwin Linkomies
(1894–1963)
5 March 19438 August 19441 year, 157 days National CoalitionNational CoalitionSocial DemocraticAgrarianSwedish People'sNational Progressive
(Majority)
26. Linkomies
17
Antti Hackzell
Hackzell, AnttiAntti Hackzell
(1881–1946)
8 August 194421 September 194445 days IndependentNational CoalitionSocial DemocraticAgrarianSwedish People'sNational Progressive
(Majority)
27. Hackzell
18
Urho Castrén
Castrén, UrhoUrho Castrén
(1886–1965)
21 September 194417 November 194458 days National CoalitionNational CoalitionSocial DemocraticAgrarianSwedish People'sNational Progressive
(Majority)
28. U.Castrén
(2)
Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Paasikivi, Juho KustiJuho Kusti Paasikivi
(1870–1956)
17 November 19449 March 19461 year, 113 days National Coalition
1945
Social DemocraticLeft AllianceAgrarianNational CoalitionSwedish People'sNational Progressive

(Majority)
Social DemocraticLeft AllianceAgrarianNational ProgressiveSwedish People's

(Majority)
29. Paasikivi II
30. Paasikivi III
19
Mauno Pekkala
Pekkala, MaunoMauno Pekkala
(1890–1952)
26 March 194629 July 19482 years, 143 days Left AllianceLeft AllianceSocial DemocraticAgrarianSwedish People's
(Majority)
31. Pekkala
20
Karl-August Fagerholm
Fagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm
(1901–1984)
29 July 194817 March 19501 year, 232 days Social Democratic1948Social Democratic
(Minority)
32. Fagerholm I
21
Urho Kekkonen
Kekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen
(1900–1986)
17 March 195017 November 19533 years, 246 days Agrarian

1951
AgrarianSwedish People'sNational Progressive

(Minority)
AgrarianSocial DemocraticSwedish People'sNational Progressive
(Majority)
AgrarianSocial DemocraticSwedish People's
(Majority)
AgrarianSwedish People's

(Minority)
33. Kekkonen I
34. Kekkonen II
35. Kekkonen III
36. Kekkonen IV
22
Sakari Tuomioja
Tuomioja, SakariSakari Tuomioja
(1911–1964)
17 November 19535 May 1954170 days IndependentCaretaker government37. Tuomioja
23
Ralf Törngren
Törngren, RalfRalf Törngren
(1899–1961)
5 May 195420 October 1954169 days Swedish People's1954Social DemocraticAgrarianSwedish People's
(Majority)
38. Törngren
(21)
Urho Kekkonen
Kekkonen, UrhoUrho Kekkonen
(1900–1986)
20 October 19543 March 19561 year, 136 days AgrarianAgrarianSocial Democratic
(Majority)
39. Kekkonen V
(20)
Karl-August Fagerholm
Fagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm
(1901–1984)
3 March 195627 May 19571 year, 86 days Social DemocraticSocial DemocraticAgrarianSwedish People's
(Majority)
40. Fagerholm II
24
V. J. Sukselainen
Sukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen
(1906–1995)
27 May 195729 November 1957187 days AgrarianAgrarianSwedish People'sLiberalsSocial Democratic
(Majority)
41. Sukselainen I
25
Rainer von Fieandt
Fieandt, Rainer vonRainer von Fieandt
(1890–1972)
29 November 195726 April 1958149 days IndependentCaretaker government42. von Fieandt
26
Reino Kuuskoski
Kuuskoski, ReinoReino Kuuskoski
(1907–1965)
26 April 195829 August 1958126 days IndependentCaretaker government43. Kuuskoski
(20)
Karl-August Fagerholm
Fagerholm, Karl-AugustKarl-August Fagerholm
(1901–1984)
29 August 195813 January 1959138 days Social Democratic1958Social DemocraticAgrarianNational CoalitionSwedish People'sLiberals
(Majority)
44. Fagerholm III
(24)
V. J. Sukselainen
Sukselainen, V. J.V. J. Sukselainen
(1906–1995)
13 January 195914 July 19612 years, 183 days AgrarianAgrarianSwedish People's
(Minority)
45. Sukselainen II
27
Martti Miettunen
Miettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen
(1907–2002)
14 July 196113 April 1962274 days AgrarianAgrarian
(Minority)
46. Miettunen I
28
Ahti Karjalainen
Karjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen
(1923–1990)
13 April 196218 December 19631 year, 250 days Agrarian1962AgrarianNational CoalitionSwedish People'sLiberalsSocial Democratic
(Majority)
47. Karjalainen I
29
Reino R. Lehto
Lehto, Reino RagnarReino R. Lehto
(1898–1966)
18 December 196312 September 1964270 days IndependentCaretaker government48. Lehto
30
Johannes Virolainen
Virolainen, JohannesJohannes Virolainen
(1914–2000)
12 September 196427 May 19661 year, 258 days AgrarianAgrarianNational CoalitionSwedish People'sLiberals
(Majority)
49. Virolainen
31
Rafael Paasio
Paasio, RafaelRafael Paasio
(1903–1980)
27 May 196622 March 19681 year, 301 days Social Democratic1966Social DemocraticCentreLeft AllianceSocial Democratic
(Majority)
50. Paasio I
32
Mauno Koivisto
Koivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto
(1923–2017)
22 March 196814 May 19702 years, 54 days Social DemocraticSocial DemocraticCentreLeft AllianceSocial DemocraticSwedish People's
(Majority)
51. Koivisto I
33
Teuvo Aura
Aura, TeuvoTeuvo Aura
(1912–1999)
14 May 197015 July 197063 days IndependentCaretaker government52. Aura I
(28)
Ahti Karjalainen
Karjalainen, AhtiAhti Karjalainen
(1923–1990)
15 July 197029 October 19711 year, 107 days Centre1970CentreSocial DemocraticLeft AllianceSwedish People'sLiberals
(Majority)
53. Karjalainen II
(33)
Teuvo Aura
Aura, TeuvoTeuvo Aura
(1912–1999)
29 October 197123 February 1972118 days IndependentCaretaker government54. Aura II
(31)
Rafael Paasio
Paasio, RafaelRafael Paasio
(1903–1980)
23 February 19724 September 1972195 days Social Democratic1972Social Democratic
(Minority)
55. Paasio II
34
Kalevi Sorsa
Sorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa
(1930–2004)
4 September 197213 June 19752 years, 283 days Social DemocraticSocial DemocraticCentreSwedish People'sLiberals
(Majority)
56. Sorsa I
35
Keijo Liinamaa
Liinamaa, KeijoKeijo Liinamaa
(1929–1980)
13 June 197530 November 1975171 days IndependentCaretaker government57. Liinamaa
(27)
Martti Miettunen
Miettunen, MarttiMartti Miettunen
(1907–2002)
30 November 197515 May 19771 year, 167 days Centre1975
CentreSwedish People'sLiberals
(Minority)
58. Miettunen II
59. Miettunen III
(Majority)
(34)
Kalevi Sorsa
Sorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa
(1930–2004)
15 May 197726 April 19791 year, 347 days Social DemocraticSocial DemocraticCentreLeft AllianceSwedish People'sLiberals
(Majority)
60. Sorsa II
(32)
Mauno Koivisto
Koivisto, MaunoMauno Koivisto
(1923–2017)
26 May 197926 January 19822 years, 276 days Social Democratic1979Social DemocraticCentreLeft AllianceSwedish People's
(Majority)
61. Koivisto II
(34)
Kalevi Sorsa
Sorsa, KaleviKalevi Sorsa
(1930–2004)
19 February 198230 April 19875 years, 71 days Social Democratic
1983
Social DemocraticCentreLeft AllianceSwedish People'sLiberals
Social DemocraticCentreSwedish People'sRural Party
(Majority)
62. Sorsa III
63. Sorsa IV
36
Harri Holkeri
Holkeri, HarriHarri Holkeri
(1937–2011)
30 April 198726 April 19913 years, 362 days National Coalition1987National CoalitionSocial DemocraticSwedish People'sRural Party
(Majority)
64. Holkeri
37
Esko Aho
Aho, EskoEsko Aho
(born 1954)
26 April 199113 April 19953 years, 353 days Centre1991CentreNational CoalitionSwedish People'sChristian Democrat
(Majority)
65. Aho
38
Paavo Lipponen
Lipponen, PaavoPaavo Lipponen
(born 1941)
13 April 199517 April 20038 years, 5 days Social Democratic1995
1999
Social DemocraticNational CoalitionSwedish People'sLeft AllianceGreen League
(Majority)
66. Lipponen I
67. Lipponen II
39
Anneli Jäätteenmäki
Jäätteenmäki, AnneliAnneli Jäätteenmäki
(born 1955)
17 April 200324 June 200369 days Centre2003CentreSocial DemocraticSwedish People's
(Majority)
68. Jäätteenmäki
40
Matti Vanhanen
Vanhanen, MattiMatti Vanhanen
(born 1955)
24 June 200322 June 20106 years, 364 days Centre
2007
CentreSocial DemocraticSwedish People's

(Majority)
(2003 – 2007)
CentreNational CoalitionSwedish People'sGreen League

(Majority)
(2007 – 2010)
69. Vanhanen I
70. Vanhanen II
41
Mari Kiviniemi
Kiviniemi, MariMari Kiviniemi
(born 1968)
22 June 201022 June 20111 year, 1 day CentreCentreNational CoalitionSwedish People'sGreen League
(Majority)
71. Kiviniemi
42
Jyrki Katainen
Katainen, JyrkiJyrki Katainen
(born 1971)
22 June 201124 June 20143 years, 3 days National Coalition2011National CoalitionSocial DemocraticSwedish People'sLeft AllianceGreen LeagueChristian Democrat
(Majority)
72. Katainen
43
Alexander Stubb
Stubb, AlexanderAlexander Stubb
(born 1968)
24 June 201429 May 2015340 days National CoalitionNational CoalitionSocial DemocraticSwedish People'sGreen LeagueChristian Democrat
(Majority)
73. Stubb
44
Juha Sipilä
Sipilä, JuhaJuha Sipilä
(born 1961)
29 May 20156 June 20194 years, 9 days Centre2015KESKPSKOK
(Majority)
74. Sipilä
45
Antti Rinne
Rinne, AnttiAntti Rinne
(born 1962)
6 June 201910 December 2019188 days Social Democratic2019Social DemocraticCentreGreen LeagueLeft AllianceSwedish People's
(Majority)
75. Rinne
46
Sanna Marin
Marin, SannaSanna Marin
(born 1985)
10 December 2019Incumbent3 years, 47 days Social DemocraticSocial DemocraticCentreGreen LeagueLeft AllianceSwedish People's
(Majority)
76. Marin

References[change | change source]

  1. "Governments in chronological order". Finnish government (Valtioneuvosto). Retrieved 27 March 2017.