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Years in officePrime MinisterPolitical Party, Government and activiti
1929-1942The Social Democrats. Made the Kanslergade Agreement in 1933, and was also the longest serving PM in the 20th century.
1942The Social Democrats. Headed the Government of Liberation in 1945. The Government contained ministers from all parties in Parliament (Folketinget).
1942-1945Independent. Once member of the Social-Liberal party (Det Radikale Venstre) and Secretary of State.
1945The Social Democrats. Headed the Government of Liberation in 1945. The Government contained ministers from all parties in Parliament (Folketinget).
1945-1947The Liberal Party (Venstre). Won the first election after the Liberation of Denmark.
1947-1950The Social Democrats. Was also the Minister of Labour and Minister for Social Affairs in the Government of Liberation in 1945.
1950-1953The Liberal Party. Gave Denmark a new constitution, which changed the Act of Succession.
1953-1955The Social Democrats. Was also the Minister of Labour and Minister for Social Affairs in the Government of Liberation in 1945.
1955-1960The Social Democrats. Died from cancer less than two months after delivering his New Year's Speech on January 1 1960.
1960-1962The Social Democrats. His son Jens Kampmann also served as minister. In the 70s, Jens was appointed Minister for Public Affairs and Taxes
1962-1968The Social Democrats. One of the most important Prime Ministers of the 20th century. Developed 'the Welfare Society' and secured the weakest parts of the population. Resigned after winning the 1973 European Communities referendum in Denmark.
Years in officePrime MinisterPolitical Party, Government and activiti
1968-1971The Social-Liberal Party. The first PM to represent his party since Theodor Zahle in 1920.
1971-1972The Social Democrats. One of the most important Prime Ministers of the 20th century. Developed 'the Welfare Society' and secured the weakest parts of the population. Resigned after winning the 1972 European Communities referendum in Denmark.
1972-1973The Social Democrats. Governed Denmark for 8 years. Once worked as a warehouseman.
1973-1975The Liberal Party. Won the Landslide Election in 1973.
1975-1982The Social Democrats. Governed Denmark for 8 years. Once worked as a warehouseman.
1982-1993The Conservative People's Party. Was forced to resign in 1993, becuase of 'The Tamil Scandal'.
1993-2001The Social Democrats. Formed 'the Red Clover Government', which consisted of The Social Democrats, The Social-Liberal Party, The Center Democrats and the Christian People's Party.
2001-2009The Liberal Party. Formed a government consisting of The Liberal Party and The Conservative People's Party with support from the Danish People's Party. Resigned after being appointed Secretary General of the NATO in 2009.
2009-2011The Liberal Party. Took office when Fogh left for NATO. In Denmark, L√łkke is known for several voucher scandals (including first class plane tickets and hotel stays paid by tax-money).
2011-currentThe Social Democrats. The first female Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark. Danish women were given franchise and eligibility in 1915. However, nearly 100 years passed, before a woman took office.

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