Prime Minister of Denmark
The prime minister of Denmark (Danish: Danmarks statsminister; literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government of the Kingdom of Denmark. The Constitution of 1849 established a constitutional monarchy by limiting the powers of the monarch and creating the office of the prime minister. The inaugural holder of the office was Adam Wilhelm Moltke.
|Minister of the State of the Kingdom of Denmark
His/Her Excellency (diplomatic, outside Denmark)
|Member of||Council of State|
|Seat||Christiansborg, Copenhagen, Denmark|
Based on Appointee's ability to gain majority support in the Folketing
|Term length||No fixed term, up to four years|
|Formation||22 March 1848|
|First holder||Adam Wilhelm Moltke|
|Deputy||Minister of Foreign Affairs|
|Salary||kr. 1,458,000 p.a. ($ 269,830)|
|Website||The Prime Minister's Office|
The appointment of the prime minister is determined by their support in the Folketing (The National Parliament).
The current prime minister of Denmark is Mette Frederiksen.