Prime Minister of Finland

The prime minister of Finland (Finnish: Suomen pääministeri, literally main minister or head minister, Swedish: Finlands statsminister, literally minister of state) is the leader of the Finnish Government. The Prime Minister is Finland's head of government and is formally ranked third in the protocol after the president of Finland and the speaker of the parliament.[2] Finland's first Prime Minister was Pehr Evind Svinhufvud (also later known as the 3rd President of the Republic of Finland), who was appointed to the post on 27 November 1917, just a few days before the country became independent.

Prime Minister of Finland
Suomen pääministeri
Finlands statsminister
Official Seal of the Prime Minister
State Flag of Finland
Sanna Marin

since 10 December 2019
StyleHer Excellency
Member ofCabinet of Finland
European Council
ResidenceKesäranta in Helsinki, Finland
AppointerPresident of the Republic of Finland
Term lengthNo fixed length
Duration of the parliamentary convocation, coalition or upon resignation and removal
PrecursorVice-Chairman of the Economic Division of the Senate of Finland
Inaugural holderPehr Evind Svinhufvud
Formation27 November 1917; 103 years ago (1917-11-27)
Salary 12,173 monthly[1]

The incumbent Prime Minister is Sanna Marin of the Social Democratic Party. Marin was sworn in on 10 December 2019 and at 34, she became the world's youngest serving state leader and the youngest Prime Minister in Finland's history.[3]