Danish Prime Ministers

This list is comprised of the Prime Ministers of Denmark. The official head of state is the King or Queen. The office of Prime Minister, called Statsminister in Danish, was created in 1849 when Denmark became a constitutional monarchy.
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NameYearsOther Names
Adam Wilhelm Moltke1848-1852
Christian Albrecht Bluhme1852-1853
Anders Sandøe Ørsted1853-1854
Peter Georg Bang1854-1856
Carl Christoffer Georg Andræ1856-1857
Carl Christian Hall1857-1859; 1860-1863
Carl Edvard Rotwitt1859-1860
Ditlev Gothard Monrad1863-1864
Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs1865-1870
Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg1870-1874(Henrik, Carl, Herman)
Christen Andreas Fonnesbech1874-1875
Jacob Brønnum Scavenius Estrup1875-1894
Tage Reedtz-Thott1894-1897(Kjeld, Thor, Otto)
Hugo Egmont Hørring1897-1900
Hannibal Sehested1900-1901
Johan Henrik Deuntzer1901-1905
Jens Christian Christensen1905-1908
Niels Neergaard1908-1909; 1920-1924(Thomasius)
Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg1909(Johan, Carl, Christian, Tido)
Carl Theodor Zahle1909-1910; 1913-1920
Klaus Berntsen1910-1913
Otto Liebe1920(Carl, Julius)
Michael Pedersen Friis1920
Thorvald Stauning1924-1926; 1929-1942(August, Marinus)
Thomas Madsen-Mygdal1926-1929
Vilhelm Buhl1942; 1945
Erik Scavenius1942-1943(Julius, Christian)
Knud Kristensen1945-1947
Hans Hedtoft1947-1950; 1953-1955
Erik Eriksen1950-1953
H. C. Hansen1955-1960(Hans, Christian, Svane)
Viggo Kampmann1960-1962(Olfert)
Jens Otto Krag1962-1968; 1971-1972
Hilmar Baunsgaard1968-1971(Tormod, Ingolf)
Anker Jørgensen1972-1973; 1975-1982(Henrik)
Poul Hartling1973-1975
Poul Schlüter1982-1993(Holmskov)
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen1993-2001(Oluf)
Anders Fogh Rasmussen2001-2009
Lars Løkke Rasmussen2009-2011; 2015-
Helle Thorning-Schmidt2011-2015
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