List of Ministers of Justice of Russia


This is a list of Ministers of Justice of Russia.

Russian Empire


Minister Term of Office Emperor
Gavriil Derzhavin 8 September 1802 7 October 1803 Alexander I
Pyotr Lopukhin 8 October 1803 1 January 1810
Ivan Dmitriev 1 January 1810 30 August 1814
Dmitry Troshchinsky 30 August 1814 25 August 1817
Prince
Dmitry Lobanov-Rostovsky
25 August 1817 18 October 1827
Nicholas I
Prince
Alexey Dolgorukov
18 October 1827 20 September 1829
Dmitry Dashkov 20 September 1829 14 February 1839
Count
Dmitry Bludov
14 February 1839 31 December 1839
Count
Viktor Panin
31 December 1839 21 October 1862
Alexander II
Dmitry Zamyatin 21 October 1862 18 April 1867
Prince
Sergey Urusov
18 April 1867 15 October 1867
Count
Konstantin Palen
18 April 1867 30 May 1878
Dmitry Nabokov 30 May 1878 6 November 1885
Alexander III
Nikolay Manasein 6 November 1885 1 January 1894
Nikolay Muraviev 1 January 1894 14 January 1905
Nicholas II
Sergey Manukhin 21 January 1905 16 December 1905
Mikhail Akimov 16 December 1905 24 April 1906
Ivan Shcheglovitov 24 April 1906 6 July 1915
Aleksandr Khvostov 6 July 1915 7 July 1916
Alexander Makarov 7 July 1916 20 December 1916
Nikolay Dobrovolsky 20 December 1916 28 February 1917

Provisional Government/Russian Republic


Minister Party Term of Office Prime Minister
Alexander Kerensky Socialist Revolutionary Party 15 March 1917 18 May 1917 Georgy Lvov
Pavel Pereverzev Labour Group 18 May 1917 19 July 1917
Ivan Yefremov Progressive Party 23 July 1917 6 August 1917 Alexander Kerensky
Alexander Zarudny Popular Socialist Party 6 August 1917 15 September 1917
Alexander Demyanov Popular Socialist Party 15 September 1917 8 October 1917
Pavel Malyantovich Social Democratic Labour Party
(Menshevik)
8 October 1917 7 November 1917

Russian SFSR


Minister Party Term of Office Head of State
Georgy Oppokov Social Democratic Labour Party
(Bolshevik)
8 November 1917 29 November 1917 Lev Kamenev
Pyotr Stuchka Social Democratic Labour Party
(Bolshevik)
29 November 1917 22 December 1917 Yakov Sverdlov
Isaac Steinberg Party of Left Socialist-Revolutionaries 22 December 1917 18 March 1918
Pyotr Stuchka Communist Party 18 March 1918 14 September 1918
Dmitry Kursky Communist Party 14 September 1918 16 January 1928
Mikhail Vladimirsky
Mikhail Kalinin
Nikolai Janson Communist Party 16 January 1928 6 March 1931
Nikolai Krylenko Communist Party 5 May 1931 20 July 1936
Ivan Bulat Communist Party 20 July 1936 31 August 1937
Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko Communist Party 15 September 1937 11 October 1937
Yakov Dmitriyev Communist Party 17 October 1937 25 January 1940
Aleksei Badayev
Konstantin Gorshenin Communist Party 25 January 1940 12 November 1943
Ivan Basavin Communist Party 5 January 1944 5 October 1949
Nikolai Shvernik
Ivan Vlasov
Fyodor Belayev Communist Party 5 October 1949 11 June 1953
Mikhail Tarasov
Anatoly Rubichev Communist Party 11 June 1953 27 March 1957
Vladimir Boldyrev Communist Party 11 May 1957 13 April 1963
Nikolai Ignatov
Nikolai Organov
Nikolai Ignatov
Alexey Kruglov Communist Party 13 April 1963 24 September 1970
Mikhail Yasnov
Vladimir Blinov Communist Party 24 September 1970 15 February 1984
Alexander Sukharev Communist Party 15 March 1984 25 February 1988
Vladimir Orlov
Vladimir Abolentsev Communist Party 5 April 1988 14 July 1990
Vitaly Vorotnikov
Boris Yeltsin
Nikolay Fyodorov Communist Party 14 July 1990 25 December 1991

Russian Federation


Minister Party Term of Office President
Nikolay Fyodorov Independent 25 December 1991 24 March 1993 Boris Yeltsin
Yury Kalmykov Independent 24 March 1993 7 December 1994
Valentin Kovalev Independent 5 January 1995 2 July 1997
Sergei Stepashin Independent 2 July 1997 29 March 1998
Pavel Krasheninnikov Independent 29 March 1998 17 August 1999
Yury Chaika Independent 17 August 1999 23 June 2006
Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Ustinov Independent 23 June 2006 12 May 2008
Alexander Konovalov United Russia 12 May 2008 21 January 2020 Dmitry Medvedev
Vladimir Putin
Konstantin Chuychenko United Russia 21 January 2020 Incumbent

See also