List of governors of Salzburg

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This is a list of governors of the Austrian state of Salzburg:

Name From To Note
Habsburg monarchy
Governors of the Salzach district, subject to the Provincial governor of Upper Austria (1816–1849)
Karl Graf Welsperg-Raitenau 1816 1825
Johann Nepomuk Freiherr von Stiebar 1825 1831
Albert Graf Montecuccoli 1831 1838
Franz Graf Mercandiu 1838 1838
Leopold Friedrich Graf Stolberg-Stolberg 1838 9 August 1840
Gustav Ignaz Graf Chorinsky 1840 1849
Presidents of the province of Salzburg (1850–1918), assisted by Provincial Governors (1861–1918)
Friedrich Graf Herberstein 1850 1852
Karl Prinz Lobkowitz 1852 1855
Otto Franz Graf Fünfkirchen 1855 1859
Ernst Graf Gourcy-Droitaumont 1860 1860
Franz Freiherr von Spiegelfeld 1861 1863 Provincial governors:
Joseph Freiherr von Weiß
(31 March 1861 - 20. September 1872)
Eduard Viscount Taaffee 1863 1867
Karl Graf Coronini-Cronberg 1867 1869
Ernst Graf Gourcy-Droitaumont 1869 1870
Prince Adolf of Auersperg 1870 1871
Sigmund Graf Thun-Hohenstein 1872 1897 Hugo Raimund Reichsgraf Lamberg
(30 September 1872 - 14 June 1880)
Carl Graf Chorinsky
(17 June 1880 - 30 October 1890)
Dr. Albert Schumacher
(21 September 1890 - 17 January 1897)
Klemens Graf St. Julien-Wallsee 1897 1908 Fr. Alois Winkler
(17 January 1897 - 29 December 1902)
Dr. Albert Schumacher
(29 December 1902 - 21 July 1909)
Levin Graf Schaffgotsch 1908 1913
Fr. Alois Winkler
(21 July 1909 - 23 April 1919)
Name Party From To
First Republic
Oskar Meyer Christian Social 23 April 1919 4 May 1922
Franz Rehrl Christian Social
Fatherland's Front
4 May 1922 12 March 1938
Nazi Germany
(State governor and Gauleiter)
Anton Wintersteiger NSDAP 13 March 1938 22 May 1938
Friedrich Rainer NSDAP 22 May 1938 29 November 1941
Gustav Adolf Scheel NSDAP 29 November 1941 4 May 1945
Second Republic
Adolf Schemel People's Party (ÖVP) 23 May 1945 12 December 1945
Albert Hochleitner ÖVP 12 December 1945 4 December 1948
Josef Rehrl ÖVP 4 December 1948 1 December 1949
Josef Klaus ÖVP 1 December 1949 17 April 1961
Hans Lechner ÖVP 17 April 1961 20 April 1977
Wilfried Haslauer senior ÖVP 20 April 1977 2 May 1989
Hans Katschthaler ÖVP 2 May 1989 24 April 1996
Franz Schausberger ÖVP 24 April 1996 28 April 2004
Gabi Burgstaller Social Democratic (SPÖ) 28 April 2004 19 June 2013
Wilfried Haslauer junior ÖVP 19 June 2013 Incumbent