List of rulers of the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia

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This is a list of rulers of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, which from 15 March 1939 until 5 May 1945 comprised the German-occupied parts of Czechoslovakia. It includes both the representatives of the recognized Czech authorities as well as the German Reichsprotektoren ("Reich protectors"), who held the real executive power.

Government of the Protectorate[edit]

State President of Bohemia and Moravia[edit]

Portrait Name Lifespan Term began Term ended Political affiliation(s)
Emil Hácha.jpg Emil Hácha (1872-07-12)12 July 1872 – 27 June 1945(1945-06-27) (aged 72) 15 March 1939 9 May 1945 National Partnership

Prime Ministers of Bohemia and Moravia[edit]

Portrait Name Lifespan Term began Term ended Political affiliation(s)
R. Beran.JPG Rudolf Beran
(acting)
(1887-12-28)28 December 1887 – 23 April 1954(1954-04-23) (aged 66) 15 March 1939 27 April 1939 Party of National Unity
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1987-0210-504, Alois Elias.jpg Alois Eliáš (1890-09-29)29 September 1890 – 19 June 1942(1942-06-19) (aged 51) 27 April 1939 28 September 1941 National Partnership
Jaroslav Krejčí.jpg Jaroslav Krejčí (1892-06-27)27 June 1892 – 18 May 1956(1956-05-18) (aged 63) 19 January 1942 19 January 1945 National Partnership
Richard Bienert.jpg Richard Bienert (1881-09-05)5 September 1881 – 2 February 1949(1949-02-02) (aged 67) 19 January 1945 5 May 1945 National Partnership

Reich Protectors of Bohemia and Moravia[edit]

Prior to the creation of the office of Reichsprotektor, Johannes Blaskowitz was "Supreme Commander of the Wehrmacht in Bohemia and Moravia" during 15–18 March 1939.

Portrait Name Lifespan Term began Term ended Political affiliation(s)
Bundesarchiv N 1310 Bild-135, Konstantin von Neurath.jpg Konstantin von Neurath
(1873-02-02)2 February 1873 – 14 August 1956(1956-08-14) (aged 83) 21 March 1939 24 August 1943 NSDAP
Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1969-054-16, Reinhard Heydrich.jpg Reinhard Heydrich
The Butcher of Prague
(acting)
(1904-03-07)7 March 1904 – 4 June 1942(1942-06-04) (aged 38) 29 September 1941 4 June 1942 NSDAP
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-2007-1010-502, Kurt Daluege.jpg Kurt Daluege
(acting)
(1897-09-15)15 September 1897 – 24 October 1946(1946-10-24) (aged 49) 5 June 1942 24 August 1943 NSDAP
Wilhelm Frick.jpg Wilhelm Frick
(1877-03-12)12 March 1877 – 16 October 1946(1946-10-16) (aged 69) 24 August 1943 4 May 1945 NSDAP

During Wilhelm Frick's tenure, Karl Hermann Frank, Higher SS and Police leader in Bohemia and Moravia since 1939, was promoted German Minister (with the title Staatsminister im Range eines Reichsministers) for Bohemia and Moravia, reducing the formerly important position of Reich Protector to a ceremonial role.

Governmental Standards[edit]

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