Minister for Infrastructure (Sweden)

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Minister for Infrastructure
Infratrukturminister
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Incumbent
Anna Johansson

since 3 October 2014
Appointer The Prime Minister
Inaugural holder Carl Svensson
Formation 1920
Website www.sweden.gov.se

The Minister for Infrastructure (Swedish: Infrastrukturministern) is a cabinet minister within the Swedish Government and appointed by the Prime Minister of Sweden.

The office was formed in 1920 as Minister for Communications. The office was renamed to Minister for Infrastructure in 2000.

The minister is responsible for issues regarding railways, subways, roads, bridges, ferries, shipping, sea lanes, ports, aviation, transportation, communication and communication research. The current Minister for Infrastructure is Anna Johansson, appointed on 3 October 2014.

List of Ministers

List of Ministers for Communications

Portrait Minister for Communications
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Coalition Cabinet
Took office Left office Duration
1 Carl Svensson
(1879–1938)
1 July 1920 27 October 1920 118 days Social Democratic S Branting I
2 Walter Murray
(1871–1957)
27 October 1920 13 October 1921 351 days Independent Caretaker De Geer d.y.
von Sydow
3 Anders Örne
(1881–1956)
13 October 1921 19 April 1923 1 year, 188 days Social Democratic S Branting II
4 Sven Lübeck
(1877–1941)
19 April 1923 18 October 1924 1 year, 182 days Electoral League N Trygger
5 Viktor Larsson
(1869–1950)
18 October 1924 7 June 1926 1 year, 232 days Social Democratic S Branting III
Sandler
6 Carl Meurling
(1876–1963)
7 June 1926 2 October 1928 2 years, 117 days Independent LSL Ekman I
7 Theodor Borell
(1869–1944)
2 October 1928 7 June 1930 1 year, 248 days Electoral League AvF Lindman II
8 Ola Jeppsson
(1887–1941)
7 June 1930 24 September 1932 2 years, 109 days [[Free-minded People's Party|Template:Free-minded People's Party/meta/shortname]] LS Ekman II
Hamrin
9 Henning Leo
(1885–1953)
24 September 1932 19 June 1936 3 years, 269 days Social Democratic S Hansson I
10 Arthur Heiding
(1883–1973)
19 June 1936 28 September 1936 101 days Farmers' League BF Pehrsson-Bramstorp
11 Albert Forslund
(1881–1954)
28 September 1936 16 December 1938 2 years, 79 days Social Democratic SBF Hansson II
12 Gerhard Strindlund
(1890–1957)
16 December 1938 13 December 1939 362 days Farmers' League SBF Hansson II
13
Gustaf Andersson
Gustaf Andersson
(1884–1961)
13 December 1939 30 September 1944 4 years, 292 days Liberal People's SBFHFP Hansson III
14 Fritiof Domö
(1889–1961)
30 September 1944 31 July 1945 304 days National Organization SBFHFP Hansson III
15
Torsten Nilsson
Torsten Nilsson
(1905–1997)
31 July 1945 1 October 1951 6 years, 62 days Social Democratic S Hansson IV
Erlander I
16
Sven Andersson
Sven Andersson
(1910–1987)
1 October 1951 22 March 1957 5 years, 172 days Social Democratic SBF Erlander II
17 Sture Henriksson
(1917–1957)
22 March 1957 22 April 1957 † 31 days Social Democratic SBF Erlander II
18 Gösta Skoglund
(1903–1988)
26 April 1957 25 November 1965 8 years, 217 days Social Democratic SBF
(BF left in October 1957)
Erlander II
Erlander III
19
Olof Palme
Olof Palme
(1927–1986)
25 November 1965 28 September 1967 1 year, 307 days Social Democratic S Erlander III
20 Svante Lundkvist
(1919–1991)
29 September 1967 30 June 1969 1 year, 275 days Social Democratic S Erlander III
21 Bengt Norling
(1925–2000)
1 July 1969 8 October 1976 7 years, 100 days Social Democratic S Erlander III
Palme I
22 Bo Turesson
(1914–1997)
8 October 1976 18 October 1978 2 years, 10 days Moderate CMFP Fälldin I
23 Anitha Bondestam
(born 1941)
18 October 1978 12 October 1979 359 days Liberal People's FP Ullsten
24
Ulf Adelsohn
Ulf Adelsohn
(born 1941)
12 October 1979 5 May 1981 1 year, 205 days Moderate CMFP Fälldin II
Olof Johansson
Olof Johansson (Acting)
(born 1937)
5 May 1981 22 May 1981 17 days Centre CMFP Fälldin II
25 Claes Elmstedt
(born 1928)
22 May 1981 8 October 1982 1 year, 139 days Centre CFP Fälldin III
26 Curt Boström
(1926–2014)
8 October 1982 30 June 1985 2 years, 265 days Social Democratic S Palme II
27 Roine Carlsson
(born 1937)
1 July 1985 17 October 1985 108 days Social Democratic S Palme II
28 Sven Hulterström
(born 1938)
18 October 1985 29 January 1989 3 years, 104 days Social Democratic S Palme II
Carlsson I
29 Georg Andersson
(born 1936)
30 January 1989 4 October 1991 2 years, 248 days Social Democratic S Carlsson I
Carlsson II
30 Mats Odell
(born 1947)
4 October 1991 7 October 1994 3 years, 3 days Christian Democrats MCFPKD Bildt
31 Ines Uusman
(born 1948)
7 October 1994 7 October 1998 4 years, 0 days Social Democratic S Carlsson III
Persson
32 Björn Rosengren
(born 1942)
7 October 1998 31 December 1998 85 days Social Democratic S Persson

List of Ministers for Infrastructure

Portrait Minister for Infrastructure
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Coalition Cabinet
Took office Left office Duration
1 Björn Rosengren
(born 1942)
1 January 1999 16 October 2000 1 year, 289 days Social Democratic S Persson
2 Ulrica Messing
(born 1968)
16 October 2000 6 October 2006 5 years, 355 days Social Democratic S Persson
3 Åsa Torstensson
(born 1958)
6 October 2006 5 October 2010 3 years, 364 days Centre MCFPKD Reinfeldt
4
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
(born 1965)
5 October 2010 2 October 2010 3 years, 362 days Moderate MCFPKD Reinfeldt
5 Anna Johansson
(born 1971)
3 October 2010 Incumbent 3 years, 75 days Social Democratic SMP Löfven