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This is a list of the men who have served in the capacity of Minister President or equivalent office in Bavaria from the 17th century to the present:

Contents

Geheime Ratskanzler

  • Johann Rudolf von Wämpl 1695 – 1704
  • Vacant 1704-1714
  • Baron Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl 1726-1749
  • Baron von Praidlohn 1749–1758
  • Baron Wiguläus Xaverius Aloysius von Kreittmayr 1758-1790

Ministers of Foreign Affairs, since 1806 Ministers of the Royal House and of Foreign Affairs

Before 1849 Bavaria had no actual Prime Minister, but the Minister of Foreign Affairs was the most senior of the ministers.

  • Count Franz Joseph von Berchem 1745-1777
  • Count Matthäus von Vieregg 1777-1799
  • Count Maximilian von Montgelas 1799-1817
  • Count Heinrich Aloys von Reigersberg 1817-1825
  • Baron Georg Friedrich von Zentner 1825-1832
  • Friedrich August Koch 1832-1837
  • Karl von Abel 1837-1847
  • Baron Friedrich August von Zu Rhein 1847
  • Prince Ludwig of Öttingen-Wallerstein 1847-1848
  • Count Klemens von Waldkirch March 14, 1848-April 29, 1848
  • Count Otto von Bray-Steinburg 1848-1849 (1st term)

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers

The office of Chairman of the Council of Ministers was established in 1849. With one exception (1880-1890), the Chairman was always the Foreign Minister.

Ministers-President of the Free State of Bavaria

Name Period of office Party
Kurt Eisner 8 November 1918 -
21 February 1919
Independent Social Democratic Party of Germany
Johannes Hoffmann 17 March 1919 -
16 March 1920
Social Democratic Party of Germany
Gustav Ritter von Kahr 16 March 1920 -
21 September 1921
None (national conservative)
Hugo Graf von und zu Lerchenfeld auf Köfering und Schönberg 21 September 1921 -
8 November 1922
Bavarian People's Party
Eugen Ritter von Knilling 8 November 1922 -
1 July 1924
Bavarian People's Party
Gustav Ritter von Kahr Generalstaatskommissar
25 September 1923 -
17 February 1924
None (national conservative)
Heinrich Held 2 July 1924 -
9 March 1933
Bavarian People's Party
Franz Ritter von Epp Reichkomissar
10 March - 10 April 1933
Reichsstatthalter
10 April 1933 - April 1945
National Socialist German Workers' Party
Ludwig Siebert 12 April 1933 -
1 November 1942
National Socialist German Workers' Party
Paul Giesler 2 November 1942 -
29 April 1945
National Socialist German Workers' Party
Fritz Schäffer 28 May 1945 -
28 September 1945
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Wilhelm Hoegner 28 September 1945 -
16 December 1946
Social Democratic Party of Germany
Hans Ehard 21 December 1946 -
14 December 1954
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Wilhelm Hoegner 14 December 1954 -
8 October 1957
Social Democratic Party of Germany
Hanns Seidel 16 October 1957 -
22 January 1960
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Hans Ehard 26 January 1960 -
11 December 1962
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Alfons Goppel 11 December 1962 -
6 November 1978
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Franz Josef Strauß 6 November 1978 -
3 October 1988
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Max Streibl 19 October 1988 -
27 May 1993
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Edmund Stoiber 28 May 1993 -
30 September 2007
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Günther Beckstein 9 October 2007 -
27 October 2008
Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Horst Seehofer 27 October 2008 -
Present
Christian Social Union of Bavaria

See also

External links

"Die Bayerischen Ministerpräsidenten seit 1945 (in German)". Bavarian government. http://www.bayern.de/Ministerpraesidenten-seit-1945-.260/index.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  

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