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List of Premiers of Bavaria

 

List of Premiers of Bavaria

Template:Politics of Bavaria 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:

Geheime Ratskanzler

Privy Council chancellors (Geheime Ratskanzler) were:

  • 1650–1662: Johann Adlzreiter von Tettenweis (de)
  • 1662–1667: Johann Georg Oexle
  • 1667–1693: Kaspar von Schmid (de)
  • 1695–1704: Johann Rudolf von Wämpl (de)
  • 1704–1714: Vacant
  • 1726–1749: Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl
  • 1749–1758: Franz Xaver Andreas von Praidlohn (de)
  • 1758–1790: Wiguläus von Kreittmayr (de)

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

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

  • 1745–1777: Franz Joseph von Berchem
  • 1777–1799: Matthäus von Vieregg
  • 1799–1817: Maximilian von Montgelas
  • 1817–1825: Heinrich Aloys von Reigersberg
  • 1825–1832: Georg Friedrich von Zentner
  • 1832–1837: Friedrich August Koch
  • 1837–1847: Karl von Abel
  • 184700000: Friedrich August von Zu Rhein
  • 1847–1848: Ludwig von Oettingen-Wallerstein
  • 184800000: Klemens von Waldkirch (14 March 1848 – 29 April 1848) (de)
  • 1848–1849: Otto von Bray-Steinburg (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 Picture Period of office Party
Kurt Eisner 60px 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 60px 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 60px 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
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27 October 2008 -
Present
Christian Social Union of Bavaria

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