Minister for the Environment (Sweden)

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Minister for the Environment
Statsråd och chef för Miljö- och energidepartmentet
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Incumbent
Isabella Lövin

since 21 January 2019
Member ofThe Government
AppointerThe Prime Minister
Inaugural holder Birgitta Dahl
Formation1 October 1987
Website Ministry of the Environment

The Minister for the Environment (formally cabinet minister and head of the Ministry for the Environment ) is a member and minister of the Swedish Government and appointed by the Prime Minister. The minister heads the Ministry for the Environment and is responsible for environmental issues and construction. The minister also has the overall responsibility for coordinating the government's work on sustainable development.

The office was founded in 1987, and its first holder was Birgitta Dahl.

List of Ministers for the Environment

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  Independent     Social Democratic     Moderate     Centre     Left     Liberals     Christian Democrats     Green     Sweden Democrats   

No.PortraitMinister
(Born–Died)
TenurePolitical party Prime Minister
Took officeLeft officeDuration
1
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Birgitta Dahl
(born 1937)
12 March 1986 (1986-03-12)4 October 1991 (1991-10-04)5 years, 206 days Social Democratic Ingvar Carlsson  (S)
2
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Olof Johansson
(born 1937)
4 October 1991 (1991-10-04)16 June 1994 (1994-06-16)2 years, 255 days Centre Carl Bildt  (M)
3
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Görel Thurdin
(born 1942)
16 June 1994 (1994-06-16)2 October 1994 (1994-10-02)108 days Centre Carl Bildt  (M)
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Karl Erik Olsson
(born 1938)
Acting
2 October 1994 (1994-10-02)7 October 1994 (1994-10-07)5 days Centre Carl Bildt  (M)
4
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Anna Lindh
(1957–2003)
7 October 1994 (1994-10-07)7 October 1998 (1998-10-07)4 years, 0 days Social Democratic Ingvar Carlsson  (S)
(1994 – 1996)
Göran Persson  (S)
(1996 – 1998)
5
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Kjell Larsson
(1943–2002)
7 October 1998 (1998-10-07)21 October 2002 (2002-10-21)4 years, 14 days Social Democratic Göran Persson  (S)
6
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Lena Sommestad
(born 1957)
21 October 2002 (2002-10-21)31 October 2004 (2004-10-31)2 years, 10 days Social Democratic Göran Persson  (S)
7
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Mona Sahlin
(born 1957)
1 November 2004 (2004-11-01)6 October 2006 (2006-10-06)1 year, 339 days Social Democratic Göran Persson  (S)
8
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Andreas Carlgren
(born 1958)
6 October 2006 (2006-10-06)29 September 2011 (2011-09-29)4 years, 358 days Centre Fredrik Reinfeldt  (M)
9
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Lena Ek
(born 1958)
29 September 2011 (2011-09-29)3 October 2014 (2014-10-03)3 years, 4 days Centre Fredrik Reinfeldt  (M)
10
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Åsa Romson
(born 1972)
3 October 2014 (2014-10-03)25 May 2016 (2016-05-25)1 year, 235 days Green Stefan Löfven  (S)
11
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Karolina Skog
(born 1976)
25 May 2016 (2016-05-25)21 January 2019 (2019-01-21)2 years, 241 days Green Stefan Löfven  (S)
12
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Isabella Lövin
(born 1963)
21 January 2019 (2019-01-21)Incumbent363 days Green Stefan Löfven  (S)

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