List of Ministers-President of North Rhine-Westphalia

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Minister-President of
the State of North Rhine-Westphalia[1]
Ministerpräsident
Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg
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Incumbent
Hannelore Kraft

since 14 July 2010
Residence State Chancellery
Nominator President of the Landtag
Appointer Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia
Inaugural holder Rudolf Amelunxen
Formation 24 July 1946
Deputy Sylvia Löhrmann
Website www.nrw.de

The Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia (Ministerpräsident des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the head of state and government of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). The current Minister-President is Hannelore Kraft (SPD).

List[edit]

Minister-presidents of North Rhine-Westphalia
No. Name Born-Died Party affiliation Begin of Tenure End of Tenure
1 Rudolf Amelunxen 1888–1969 Centre[2] 1946 1947
2 Karl Arnold 1901–1958 CDU 1947 1956
3 Fritz Steinhoff 1897–1969 SPD 1956 1958
4 Franz Meyers 1908–2002 CDU 1958 1966
5 Heinz Kühn 1912–1992 SPD 1966 1978
6 Johannes Rau 1931–2006 SPD 1978 1998
7 Wolfgang Clement *1940 SPD 1998 2002
8 Peer Steinbrück *1947 SPD 2002 2005
9 Jürgen Rüttgers *1951 CDU 2005 2010
10 Hannelore Kraft *1961 SPD 2010 incumbent

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
  2. ^ initially Amelunxen was an independent politician. Only in 1947 he joined the party he was part of before 1933.

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