Gerhard Dörfler

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Gerhard Dörfler
Governor of Carinthia
In office
27 October 2008 – 28 March 2013
Acting: 11 October 2008 – 27 October 2008
Preceded by Jörg Haider
Succeeded by Peter Kaiser
Personal details
Born (1955-05-29) 29 May 1955 (age 61)
Deutsch-Griffen, Austria
Political party FPK
Spouse(s) Margreth
Children Karin, Stephanie
Profession Banker

Gerhard Dörfler (born 29 May 1955) is an Austrian politician, who served as Governor of Carinthia from 27 October 2008 (acting since 11 October), following Governor Jörg Haider's sudden death in a car accident, to 28 March 2013.[1]

Dörfler is a member of the Freedom Party in Carinthia (FPK). By now, he serves in the Federal Council, where he represents his home state Carinthia.


  1. ^ Ewing, Jack (21 October 2010). "In Austria, Haider Haunts Investigation". The New York Times. Retrieved 27 October 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Jörg Haider
Governor of Carinthia
Succeeded by
Peter Kaiser