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Gusenbauer government
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cabinet of Austria
2007–2008
Alfred Gusenbauer 26.10.2008.jpg
Gusenbauer in 2008
Date formed11 January 2007 (2007-01-11)
Date dissolved8 December 2008 (2008-12-08)
People and organisations
Appointed byHeinz Fischer
ChancellorAlfred Gusenbauer
Vice-ChancellorWilhelm Molterer
Member partiesSocial Democratic Party
People's Party
No. of ministers14
History
Election(s)2006 legislative election
PredecessorSchüssel II
SuccessorFaymann I

The Gusenbauer government (German: Bundesregierung Gusenbauer) was sworn in on 11 January 2007[1] and left office on 2 December 2008.

Composition[edit]

The cabinet was a coalition between the Social Democratic Party and the People's Party.[2] Each party had seven members in the cabinet.[1]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Federal Chancellery
Federal Chancellor and Minister for Sports Alfred Gusenbauer11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Secretary of State at the Chancellery Heidrun Silhavy11 January 200730 June 2008SPÖ
 Andreas Schieder1 July 20088 December 2008SPÖ
Secretary of State for Sport Reinhard Lopatka [de]11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP
Vice-Chancellor and Minister for Finance Wilhelm Molterer11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP
Secretary of State for Finance Christoph Matznetter11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour
Federal Minister of Economics and Labour Martin Bartenstein11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP
Secretary of State for Labour Christine Marek11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP
Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
Federal Minister for European and International Affairs Ursula Plassnik11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP
Secretary of State for Europe Hans Winkler [de]11 January 20078 December 2008Independent
Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management Josef Pröll11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP
Federal Ministry for National Defense
Federal Minister for National Defense Norbert Darabos11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Women, Media and Public Service
Federal Minister for Women, Media and Public Service Doris Bures11 January 200730 June 2008SPÖ
 Heidrun Silhavy1 July 20082 December 2008SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Health, Family and Youth
Federal Minister for Health, Family and Youth Andrea Kdolsky11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP
Federal Ministry for Education, Art and Culture
Federal Minister for Education, Art and Culture Claudia Schmied11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Interior Affaris
Federal Minister for Interior Affairs Günther Platter11 January 200730 June 2008ÖVP
 Maria Fekter1 July 20088 December 2008ÖVP
Federal Ministry for Justice
Federal Minister for Justice Maria Berger11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
Federal Minister for Social Affairs and Consumer Protection Erwin Buchinger [de]11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology Werner Faymann11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Secretary of State for Infrastructure Christa Kranzl [de]11 January 20078 December 2008SPÖ
Federal Ministry for Science and Research
Federal Minister for Science and Research Johannes Hahn11 January 20078 December 2008ÖVP

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Who's who in the Gusenbauer cabinet". Wikileaks. 23 January 2007. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  2. ^ Günter Bischof; Fritz Plasser (January 2008). The Changing Austrian Voter. Transaction Publishers. p. 340. ISBN 978-1-4128-1932-9.