Finnish Governments

Since its independence in 1917, Finland has had 72 governments, 42 prime ministers and more than 560 ministers.


The longest-serving governments have been those of Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen, whose both governments remained in office for 1,464 days. Johannes Virolainen served as a minister for 6,169 days, the longest period of all ministers.


Finnish Governments and Ministers since 1917