List of Ministers-President of Baden-Württemberg

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This is a list of the men who have served in the capacity of Minister-President or equivalent office in Baden, Württemberg and Baden-Württemberg from the 19th century to the present.

Baden[edit]

Ministers-President of the Grand Duchy of Baden[edit]

Presidents of the Republic of Baden[edit]

Political Party:   SPD   Zentrum   DDP   NSDAP

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Days
Anton Geiß Landesarchiv Baden-Wuerttemberg Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe (231 Nr. 2937 (675)) Bild 1 (4-1384743-1).jpg Anton Geiss
(1858–1944)
10 November 1918 14 August 1920 643 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Gustav Trunk.jpg Gustav Trunk
(1871–1936)
1st term
14 August 1920 23 November 1921 466 Centre Party
Hermann Hummel (1924).jpg Hermann Hummel
(1876–1952)
23 November 1921 23 November 1922 365 German Democratic Party
Remmele Adam 1930.JPG Adam Remmele
(1877–1951)
1st term
23 November 1922 23 November 1923 365 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Bundesarchiv Bild 102-05710, Franz Heinrich Köhler.jpg Heinrich Köhler
(1878–1949)
1st term
23 November 1923 23 November 1924 366 Centre Party
Willy Hellpach.jpg Willy Hellpach
(1877–1955)
23 November 1924 23 November 1925 365 German Democratic Party
Gustav Trunk.jpg Gustav Trunk
(1871–1936)
2nd term
23 November 1925 23 November 1926 365 Centre Party
Bundesarchiv Bild 102-05710, Franz Heinrich Köhler.jpg Heinrich Köhler
(1878–1949)
2nd term
23 November 1926 3 February 1927 72 Centre Party
Gustav Trunk.jpg Gustav Trunk
(1871–1936)
3rd term
3 February 1927 23 November 1927 293 Centre Party
Remmele Adam 1930.JPG Adam Remmele
(1877–1951)
2nd term
23 November 1927 23 November 1928 366 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Josef Schmitt.png Josef Schmitt
(1874–1939)
1st term
23 November 1928 20 November 1930 727 Centre Party
No image.svg Franz Josef Wittemann
(1866–1931)
20 November 1930 10 September 1931 294 Centre Party
Josef Schmitt.png Josef Schmitt
(1874–1939)
2nd term
10 September 1931 11 March 1933 548 Centre Party
RobertWagner.JPG Robert Heinrich Wagner
(1895–1946)
Reichkomissar 3 National Socialist German Workers' Party
8 March 1933 11 March 1933
Präsident 58
11 March 1933 8 May 1933
Reichsstatthalter c. 4360
5 May 1933 April 1945
Walter Koehler 1933.JPG Walter Köhler
(1897–1989)
Ministerpräsident c. 4360 National Socialist German Workers' Party
8 May 1933 April 1945

Württemberg[edit]

Ministers-President of the Kingdom of Württemberg[edit]

Presidents of the Free People's State of Württemberg[edit]

Political Party:   SPD   DDP   DNVP   Zentrum   NSDAP   None

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Days
Wilhelm Blos-Grabrelief.JPG Wilhelm Blos
(1849–1927)
9 November 1918 23 June 1920 592 Social Democratic Party of Germany
No image.svg Johannes von Hieber
(1862–1951)
23 June 1920 8 April 1924 1385 German Democratic Party
No image.svg Eduard Rau
(1868–1953)
Acting President
8 April 1924 3 June 1924 56 Non-partisan
Bazille Wilhelm 1928.JPG Wilhelm Bazille
(1874–1934)
3 June 1924 8 June 1928 1466 German National People's Party
Bolz stamp.jpg Eugen Bolz
(1881–1945)
8 June 1928 15 March 1933 1741 Centre Party
No image.svg Wilhelm Murr
(1888–1945)
Reichskommissar 7 National Socialist German Workers' Party
8 March 1933 15 March 1933
Präsident 58
15 March 1933 12 May 1933
Reichsstatthalter 4368
5 May 1933 20 April 1945
ChristianMergenthaler.jpg Christian Mergenthaler
(1884–1980)
12 May 1933 April 1945 c. 4360 National Socialist German Workers' Party

Württemberg since 1945[edit]

Political Party:   FDP   SPD   CDU

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Days
Minister-President of Württemberg-Baden
Reinhold Maier.jpg Reinhold Maier
(1889–1971)
19 September 1945 25 April 1952 2410 Free Democratic Party
Ministers-President of Württemberg-Hohenzollern
Carlo Schmid (1963).jpg Carlo Schmid
(1896–1979)
16 October 1945 22 July 1947 644 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Lorenz Bock.jpg Lorenz Bock
(1883–1948)
22 July 1947 3 August 1948 378 Christian Democratic Union
Carlo Schmid (1963).jpg Carlo Schmid
(1896–1979)
Acting Minister-President
4 August 1948 13 August 1948 9 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Gebhard Müller.jpg Gebhard Müller
(1900–1990)
13 August 1948 25 April 1952 1351 Christian Democratic Union

Baden-Württemberg[edit]

     FDP (1)      CDU (7)      Green (1)

No. Portrait Chancellor
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Duration Party Cabinet(s) Election(s)
1 Reinhold Maier.jpg Reinhold Maier
(1889–1971)
25 April
1952
30 September
1953
1 year, 159 days Free Democratic Party SPDFDPGB/BHE 1952
2 Gebhard Müller.jpg Gebhard Müller
(1900–1990)
30 September
1953
17 December
1958
5 years, 79 days Christian Democratic Union CDUSPDFDPGB/BHE (I, II, III) 1956
3 Kurt Georg Kiesinger (Nürburgring, 1969).jpg Kurt Georg Kiesinger
(1904–1988)
17 December
1958
1 December
1966
7 years, 350 days Christian Democratic Union CDUSPDFDPGB/BHE (I)
CDUFDPGB/BHE (II)
CDUFDP (III)
1960
1964
4 Hans Filbinger (Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F054633-0026, Ludwigshafen, CDU-Bundesparteitag cropped).jpg Hans Filbinger
(1913–2007)
16 December
1966
30 August
1978
11 years, 258 days Christian Democratic Union CDUSPD (I, II)
CDU (III, IV)
1968
1972
1976
5 Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F067146-0013, Lothar Späth.jpg Lothar Späth
(1937–2016)
30 August
1978
22 January
1991
12 years, 146 days Christian Democratic Union CDU (I, II, III, IV) 1980
1984
1988
6 Erwin Teufel 2011.JPG Erwin Teufel
(born 1939)
22 January
1991
21 April
2005
14 years, 90 days Christian Democratic Union CDU (I)
CDUSPD (II)
CDUFDP (III, IV)
1992
1996
2001
7 Guenther h oettinger 2007-portrait.jpg Günther Oettinger
(born 1953)
21 April
2005
10 February
2010
4 years, 296 days Christian Democratic Union CDUFDP (I, II) 2006
8 Stefan Mappus 2011 (cropped).jpg Stefan Mappus
(born 1966)
10 February
2010
12 May
2011
1 year, 92 days Christian Democratic Union CDUFDP
9 Winfried Kretschmann 2012 (cropped).jpg Winfried Kretschmann
(born 1948)
21 May
2011
Incumbent 9 years, 2 days Alliance 90/The Greens GrüneSPD (I)
GrüneCDU (II)
2011
2016

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