List of speakers of the Folketing

Speaker of the Folketing
Folketingets formand
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Henrik Dam Kristensen (S) Danmarks delegation till Nordiska radet.jpg
Incumbent
Henrik Dam Kristensen

since 21 June 2019
Parliament of Denmark
Style Mister/Madam Speaker
Reports to Monarch of Denmark
Residence Christiansborg
Seat Copenhagen, Denmark
Nominator Prime Minister of Denmark
Appointer Elected by the Parliament
Term length One year
Constituting instrument Constitution of Denmark
Formation 3 January 1850; 171 years ago (1850-01-03)
First holder Carl Christoffer Georg Andræ
Website Official website

The position of Speaker (Danish: Formand) of the Folketing (the Danish Parliament) was created in 1850.

List of Speakers of the Danish Parliament

Below is a list of office-holders:[1][2][3]

No. Speaker of the Folketing Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
Carl Christoffer Georg Andræ
Andræ, CarlCarl Christoffer Georg Andræ
(1812–1893)
30 January 1850 3 August 1852 2 years, 186 days National Liberal
2
Johan Nicolai Madvig
Madvig, JohanJohan Nicolai Madvig
(1804–1886)
4 October 1852 12 June 1853 313 days National Liberal
3
Carl Edvard Rotwitt
Rotwitt, CarlCarl Edvard Rotwitt
(1812–1860)
13 June 1853 2 December 1859 6 years, 172 days Bondevennerne
4
Laurids Nørgaard Bregendahl [da]
Bregendahl, LauridsLaurids Nørgaard Bregendahl [da]
(1811–1872)
3 December 1859 2 December 1870 11 years, 0 days National Liberal
5
Christopher Krabbe [da]
Krabbe, ChristopherChristopher Krabbe [da]
(1833–1913)
3 December 1870 30 September 1883 12 years, 301 days Venstre
6
Christen Berg
Berg, ChristenChristen Berg
(1829–1891)
[note 1]
1 October 1883 2 October 1887 4 years, 1 day Venstre
7
Sofus Høgsbro [da]
Høgsbro, SofusSofus Høgsbro [da]
(1822–1902)
3 October 1887 16 December 1894 7 years, 74 days Venstre
8
Rasmus Claussen [da]
Claussen, RasmusRasmus Claussen [da]
(1835–1905)
17 December 1894 16 April 1895 120 days Venstre
(7)
Sofus Høgsbro [da]
Høgsbro, SofusSofus Høgsbro [da]
(1822–1902)
17 April 1895 4 October 1901 6 years, 170 days Venstre
9
Herman Trier [da]
Trier, HermanHerman Trier [da]
(1845–1925)
5 October 1901 30 January 1905 3 years, 117 days Venstre
10
Anders Thomsen [da]
Thomsen, AndersAnders Thomsen [da]
(1842–1920)
31 January 1905 14 March 1912 7 years, 43 days Venstre
11
Jens Christian Christensen
Christensen, JensJens Christian Christensen
(1856–1930)
15 March 1912 13 June 1913 1 year, 90 days Venstre
12
Niels Pedersen-Nyskov [da]
Pedersen, NielsNiels Pedersen-Nyskov [da]
(1850–1922)
14 June 1913 29 March 1922 8 years, 288 days Venstre
13
Jørgen Jensen-Klejs [da]
Jensen, JørgenJørgen Jensen-Klejs [da]
(1863–1947)
7 April 1922 10 April 1924 2 years, 3 days Venstre
14
Hans Peter Hansen [da]
Hansen, HansHans Peter Hansen [da]
(1872–1953)
30 April 1924 24 November 1932 8 years, 208 days Social Democrats
15
Gerhard Nielsen [da]
Nielsen, GerhardGerhard Nielsen [da]
(1871–1933)
30 November 1932 1 May 1933 † 152 days Social Democrats
16
Hans Rasmussen [da]
Rasmussen, HansHans Rasmussen [da]
(1873–1949)
9 May 1933 30 October 1945 12 years, 174 days Social Democrats
17
Julius Bomholt
Bomholt, JuliusJulius Bomholt
(1896–1969)
22 November 1945 22 February 1950 4 years, 92 days Social Democrats
18
Gustav Pedersen [da]
Bomholt, JuliusGustav Pedersen [da]
(1893–1975)
23 February 1950 22 September 1964 14 years, 212 days Social Democrats
(17)
Julius Bomholt
Bomholt, JuliusJulius Bomholt
(1896–1969)
6 October 1964 22 January 1968 3 years, 108 days Social Democrats
19
Karl Skytte
Skytte, KarlKarl Skytte
(1908–1986)
6 February 1968 30 September 1978 10 years, 236 days Social Liberals
20
Knud Børge Andersen
Andersen, KnudKnud Børge Andersen
(1914–1984)
3 October 1978 8 December 1981 3 years, 66 days Social Democrats
21
Svend Jakobsen [da]
Jakobsen, SvendSvend Jakobsen [da]
(born 1935)
22 December 1981 10 January 1989 7 years, 19 days Social Democrats
22
Erik Ninn-Hansen
Ninn, ErikErik Ninn-Hansen
(1922–2014)
10 January 1989 3 October 1989 266 days Conservative
23
H. P. Clausen [da]
Ninn, ErikH. P. Clausen [da]
(1928–1998)
3 October 1989 15 January 1993 3 years, 104 days Conservative
24
Henning Rasmussen [da]
Rasmussen, HenningHenning Rasmussen [da]
(1926–1997)
27 January 1993 5 October 1994 1 year, 251 days Social Democrats
25
Erling Olsen
Olsen, ErlingErling Olsen
(1927–2011)
5 October 1994 11 March 1998 3 years, 157 days Social Democrats
26
Ivar Hansen
Hansen, IvarIvar Hansen
(1938–2003)
26 March 1998 11 March 2003 † 4 years, 350 days Venstre
Svend Auken
Auken, SvendSvend Auken
(1943–2009)
Acting
11 March 2003 18 March 2003 7 days Social Democrats
27
Christian Mejdahl
Mejdahl, ChristianChristian Mejdahl
(born 1939)
18 March 2003 13 November 2007 4 years, 240 days Venstre
28
Thor Pedersen
Pedersen, ThorThor Pedersen
(born 1945)
28 November 2007 4 October 2011 3 years, 310 days Venstre
29
Mogens Lykketoft
Lykketoft, MogensMogens Lykketoft
(born 1946)
4 October 2011 3 July 2015 3 years, 272 days Social Democrats
30
Pia Kjærsgaard
Kjærsgaard, PiaPia Kjærsgaard
(born 1947)
3 July 2015 21 June 2019 3 years, 353 days DPP
31
Henrik Dam Kristensen
Kristensen, HenrikHenrik Dam Kristensen
(born 1957)
21 June 2019 Incumbent 1 year, 247 days Social Democrats

See also

References

Notes
  1. ^ Sofus Høgsbro, V was acting speaker from 25 January to 24 July 1886
Footnotes
  1. ^ Bomholt, Jul.; Fabricius, Knud; Hjelholt, Holger; Mackeprang, M.; Møller, Andr. (1953). "Rigsdagens formænd 1848–1949". Den danske rigsdag 1849–1949 bind VI (in Danish). Copenhagen: J. H. Schultz Forlag. p. 491.
  2. ^ Skou, Kaare R. (2005). Dansk politik A-Å (in Danish). Aschehoug. p. 770. ISBN 87-11-11652-8.
  3. ^ "Folketingets formænd siden 1933" (in Danish). Folketinget. Retrieved 18 May 2007.

Sources

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