This is a list of Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs of Denmark since the establishment of the Ministry for Ecclesiastical Affairs in 1916.
|No.||Portrait||Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs||Took office||Left office||Time in office||Party||Cabinet|
|1||Thorvald Povlsen |
|28 April 1916||30 March 1920||3 years, 337 days||Social Liberals||Zahle II|
|2||H. Edvard Hass |
|30 March 1920||5 April 1920||6 days||Independent||Liebe|
|3||Emil Ammentorp |
|5 April 1920||5 May 1920||30 days||Independent||Friis|
|4||Jens Christian Christensen |
|5 May 1920||15 August 1922||2 years, 102 days||Venstre||Neergaard II|
|5||Jacob Appel |
|15 August 1922||23 April 1924||1 year, 252 days||Venstre||Neergaard II–III|
|6||Niels Peter Lorentsen Dahl |
|23 April 1924||14 December 1926||2 years, 235 days||Social Democrats||Stauning I|
|7||Fritz Bruun-Rasmussen |
|14 December 1926||30 April 1929||2 years, 137 days||Venstre||Madsen-Mygdal|
|(6)||Niels Peter Lorentsen Dahl |
|30 April 1929||4 November 1935||6 years, 188 days||Social Democrats||Stauning II|
|8||Johannes Hansen |
|4 November 1935||8 July 1940||4 years, 247 days||Social Democrats||Stauning III–IV–V|
|9||Vilhelm Fibiger |
|8 July 1940||9 November 1942||2 years, 124 days||Conservative|| Stauning VI |
|10||Valdemar Holbøll |
|9 November 1942||29 August 1943||293 days||Independent||Scavenius|
|No Danish government in between August 29, 1943 and May 5, 1945 . Office is assumed by the permanent secretary.|
|11||Arne Sørensen |
|5 May 1945||7 November 1945||186 days||Danish Unity||Buhl II|
|–||Mads Rasmussen Hartling |
|7 November 1945||12 November 1945||5 days||Venstre||Kristensen|
|12||Carl Martin Hermansen |
|12 November 1945||13 November 1947||2 years, 1 day||Venstre||Kristensen|
|13||Frede Nielsen |
|13 November 1947||16 September 1950||2 years, 307 days||Social Democrats||Hedtoft I|
|14||Bodil Koch |
|16 September 1950||30 October 1950||44 days||Social Democrats||Hedtoft I|
|15||Jens Sønderup |
|30 October 1950||13 September 1951||318 days||Venstre||Eriksen|
|(12)||Carl Martin Hermansen |
|13 September 1951||30 September 1953||2 years, 17 days||Venstre||Eriksen|
|(14)||Bodil Koch |
|30 September 1953||28 November 1966||13 years, 59 days||Social Democrats|| Hedtoft II |
|16||Orla Møller |
|28 November 1966||2 February 1968||1 year, 66 days||Social Democrats||Krag II|
|17||Arne Fog Pedersen |
|2 February 1968||11 October 1971||3 years, 251 days||Venstre||Baunsgaard|
|18||Dorte Bennedsen |
|11 October 1971||19 December 1973||2 years, 69 days||Social Democrats|| Krag III |
|19||Kresten Damsgaard |
|19 December 1973||13 February 1975||1 year, 56 days||Venstre||Hartling|
|20||Jørgen Peder Hansen |
|13 February 1975||30 August 1978||3 years, 198 days||Social Democrats||Jørgensen II|
|21||Egon Carlo Larsen Jensen |
|30 August 1978||26 October 1979||1 year, 57 days||Social Democrats||Jørgensen III|
|(20)||Jørgen Peder Hansen |
|26 October 1979||20 January 1981||1 year, 86 days||Social Democrats||Jørgensen IV|
|22||Tove Lindbo Larsen |
|20 January 1981||10 September 1982||1 year, 233 days||Social Democrats||Jørgensen IV–V|
|23||Elsebeth Kock-Petersen |
|10 September 1982||23 July 1984||1 year, 317 days||Venstre||Schlüter I|
|24||Mette Madsen |
|23 July 1984||3 June 1988||3 years, 316 days||Venstre||Schlüter I–II|
|25||Torben Rechendorff |
|3 June 1988||25 January 1993||4 years, 236 days||Conservative||Schlüter III–IV|
|26||Arne O. Andersen |
|25 January 1993||27 September 1994||1 year, 245 days||Centre Democrats||P.N. Rasmussen I|
|27||Birte Weiss |
|27 September 1994||30 December 1996||2 years, 94 days||Social Democrats||P.N. Rasmussen II|
|28||Ole Vig Jensen |
|30 December 1996||23 March 1998||1 year, 83 days||Social Liberals||P.N. Rasmussen III|
|29||Margrethe Vestager |
|23 March 1998||21 December 2000||2 years, 273 days||Social Liberals||P.N. Rasmussen IV|
|30||Johannes Lebech |
|21 December 2000||27 November 2001||341 days||Social Liberals||P.N. Rasmussen IV|
|31|| Tove Fergo |
|27 November 2001||18 February 2005||3 years, 83 days||Venstre||A.F. Rasmussen I|
|32|| Bertel Haarder |
|18 February 2005||23 November 2007||2 years, 278 days||Venstre||A.F. Rasmussen II|
|33|| Birthe Rønn Hornbech |
|23 November 2007||8 March 2011||3 years, 105 days||Venstre|| A.F. Rasmussen III |
L.L. Rasmussen I
|34|| Per Stig Møller |
|23 February 2010||3 October 2011||1 year, 222 days||Conservative||L.L. Rasmussen I|
|35|| Manu Sareen |
|3 October 2011||6 December 2012||1 year, 64 days||Social Liberals||Thorning-Schmidt I|
|36|| Marianne Jelved |
|6 December 2012||28 June 2015||2 years, 204 days||Social Liberals||Thorning-Schmidt I–II|
|(32)|| Bertel Haarder |
|28 June 2015||28 November 2016||1 year, 153 days||Venstre||L.L. Rasmussen II|
|37|| Mette Bock |
|28 November 2016||27 June 2019||2 years, 211 days||Liberal Alliance||L.L. Rasmussen III|
|38||Joy Mogensen |
|27 June 2019||Incumbent||1 year, 8 days||Social Democrats||Frederiksen|
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