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Edén Cabinet

Nils Edén's cabinet
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21st cabinet of Sweden
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Date formed19 October 1917
Date dissolved10 March 1920
People and organisations
Head of stateGustav V
Head of governmentNils Edén
Total no. of ministers11
Member partyLiberal Coalition Party
Social Democrats
Status in legislatureCoalition government
History
PredecessorSwartz cabinet
SuccessorBranting's first cabinet

The cabinet of Nils Edén (Swedish: Regeringen Edén) was the cabinet of Sweden between 19 October 1917 and 10 March 1920.[1] The cabinet was a coalition government consisting of ministers from the Liberal Coalition Party and the Social Democratic Party, with the Liberal Coalition Party's Nils Edén as Prime Minister. The cabinet succeeded the conservative Swartz cabinet and was succeeded by the social democratic Branting I cabinet.

Ministers

The Edén cabinet. From the left: Petrén, Nilson, Undén, Palmstierna, Hellner, Petersson, Schotte, Edén, Thorsson, Rydén, Löfgren. Missing from the image are Holmqvist, Branting and Olsson.

The cabinet consisted of eleven ministers in eight departments. Of the ministers were nine chiefs of departments and two consultative ministers. Six of the ministers belonged to the Liberal Coalition Party, four to the Social Democratic Party and one was independent.

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Ref
Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister,
Head of the Prime Minister's Office
 Nils Edén19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Liberal Coalition[1]
Ministry of Justice
Minister for Justice,
Head of the Ministry for Justice
 Eliel Löfgren19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Liberal Coalition[2]
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Minister for Foreign Affairs,
Head of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
 Johannes Hellner19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Independent[3]
Ministry for Army Affairs
Minister for Army Affairs,
Head of the Ministry for Army Affairs
 Erik Nilson19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Liberal Coalition[4]
Ministry for Naval Affairs
Minister for Naval Affairs,
Head of the Ministry for Naval Affairs
 Erik Palmstierna19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Social Democratic[4]
Ministry of Finance
Minister for Finance,
Head of the Ministry for Finance
 Hjalmar Branting19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)5 January 1918 (1918-01-05)Social Democratic[5]
 Fredrik Vilhelm Thorsson5 January 1918 (1918-01-05)30 June 1920 (1920-06-30)[n 1]Social Democratic[5]
Ministry of Education and Ecclesiastical Affairs
Ministry of Education and Ecclesiastical Affairs,
Head of the Ministry of Education and Ecclesiastical Affairs
 Värner Rydén19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)28 November 1919 (1919-11-28)Social Democratic[6]
 Olof Olsson28 November 1919 (1919-11-28)27 October 1920 (1920-10-27)[n 1]Social Democratic[6]
Ministry of Agriculture
Minister for Agriculture,
Head of the Ministry of Agriculture
 Alfred Petersson19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Liberal Coalition
Ministry of Civil Affairs
Minister of Civil Affairs,
Head of the Ministry of Civil Affairs
 Axel Schotte19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)28 November 1919 (1919-11-28)Liberal Coalition
 Fredrik Holmquist28 November 1919 (1919-11-28)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Liberal Coalition
Ministers without portfolio
Consultative ministers Bror Petrén19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Liberal Coalition
 Östen Undén19 October 1917 (1917-10-19)10 March 1920 (1920-03-10)Social Democratic

Notes

  1. ^ a b Continued on the ministerial post in the next cabinet.

References

  1. ^ a b "Sveriges regeringar under 100 år" (in Swedish). Regeringskansliet. Archived from the original on 18 February 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Justitiedepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin Multimedia 2000 (in Swedish). Höganäs: Bra Böcker. 2000. ISBN 91-7133-747-4.
  3. ^ "Utrikesdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin Multimedia 2000 (in Swedish). Höganäs: Bra Böcker. 2000. ISBN 91-7133-747-4.
  4. ^ a b "Försvarsdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin Multimedia 2000 (in Swedish). Höganäs: Bra Böcker. 2000. ISBN 91-7133-747-4.
  5. ^ a b "Finansdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin Multimedia 2000 (in Swedish). Höganäs: Bra Böcker. 2000. ISBN 91-7133-747-4.
  6. ^ a b "Ecklesiastikdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin Multimedia 2000 (in Swedish). Höganäs: Bra Böcker. 2000. ISBN 91-7133-747-4.

Sources

  • Hadenius, Stig (2003). Modern svensk politisk historia (in Swedish). Stockholm: Hjalmarsson & Högberg.
Preceded by
Swartz
Cabinet of Sweden
1917-1920
Succeeded by
Branting I