Bavaria: Heads of Government: 1945-2016

Bayerischer Ministerpräsident [1]
28 May 1945 - 28 Sep 1945 Fritz Schäffer [2]
28 Sep 1945 - 21 Dec 1946 Wilhelm Hoegner
21 Dec 1946 - 14 Dec 1954 Hans Ehard
14 Dec 1954 - 16 Oct 1957 Wilhelm Hoegner (x)
16 Oct 1957 - 26 Jan 1960 Franz Wendelin Seidel
26 Jan 1960 - 11 Dec 1962 Hans Ehard (x)
11 Dec 1962 - 6 Nov 1978 Alfons Goppel
6 Nov 1978 - 3 Oct 1988 Franz Josef Strauß
Stellvertreter des Ministerpräsidenten (ex officio)
3 Oct 1988 - 19 Oct 1988 Max Balthasar Streibl [3]
Bayerischer Ministerpräsident [1]
19 Oct 1988 - 28 May 1993 Max Balthasar Streibl (x)
28 May 1993 - 9 Oct 2007 Edmund Rüdiger Stoiber
9 Oct 2007 - 27 Oct 2008 Günther Beckstein
27 Oct 2008 - Horst Lorenz Seehofer [4]

[1] Art. 44 (3) of the Constitution (1946) and the Law of 4 Dec 1961 allow Bayerischer Ministerpräsident to exercise the functions of office in the period between the resignation of the incumbent and the date of the swearing-in of his/her successor except for the matters of foreign representation of Bavaria devolving for the time being on Präsident des Bayerischen Landtags: Hans Ehard (9 Oct 1957 - 16 Oct 1957, 21 Jan 1960 - 26 Jan 1960), Wilhelm Vorndran (27 May 1993 - 28 May 1993), Alois Glück (30 Sep 2007 - 9 Oct 2007)
[2] Also in official use (English): Temporary Minister President of Bavaria (1945) and Bavarian Minister-President (1945-1946).
[3] In office: 12 Jul 1988 - 19 Oct 1988
[4] Also in Germany.
Last updated on: 19 Feb 2012 00:26:27