Prime Minister of Finland


The Prime Minister (Finnish: pääministeri, translated as Head Minister, Swedish: statsminister, literally translated as Minister of State) is the Head of Government of Finland. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President, who is the Head of State.[1]

Prime Minister of the Republic of Finland
Suomen pääministeri
Statsminister Republiken Finland
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Sanna Marin

since 10 December 2019
Member ofCabinet
European Council
AppointerThe President of the Republic
Term lengthNo fixed term
Duration of parliamentary convocation, coalition or upon resignation and removal
Formation27 November 1917
First holderPehr Evind Svinhufvud

The current Prime Minister is Sanna Marin of the Social Democratic Party since 10 December 2019.


Living former Prime MinistersEdit


  1. Finnish Council of State. "The Cabinet in Office". Finnish Council of State. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2010.

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