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
Armin Laschet CDU Parteitag 2014 by Olaf Kosinsky-15.jpg
Incumbent
Armin Laschet

since 27 June 2017
Residence State Chancellery
Nominator President of the Landtag
Appointer Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia
Inaugural holder Rudolf Amelunxen
Formation 24 July 1946
Deputy Joachim Stamp
Website www.nrw.de

The Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia (Ministerpräsident des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the head of government of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). The current Minister-President is Armin Laschet (CDU).

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Political Party:   CDU   SPD

Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Days
Rudolf Amelunxen - Ausschnitt aus Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F001946-0009, Berlin, Bundesversammlung wählt Bundespräsident.jpg Rudolf Amelunxen
(1888–1969)
23 August 1946 16 June 1947 297 Non-partisan
(until 1947)
Centre Party
(from 1947)
KAS-Arnold, Karl-Bild-398-1.jpg Karl Arnold
(1901–1958)
17 June 1947 20 February 1956 3170 Christian Democratic Union
Bundesarchiv Fritz Steinhoff.jpg Fritz Steinhoff
(1897–1969)
20 February 1956 21 July 1958 882 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Franz Meyers ex Ludwig Erhard 1965 FdG 1.jpg Franz Meyers
(1908–2002)
21 July 1958 8 December 1966 3062 Christian Democratic Union
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F023752-0007 Heinz Kühn cropped.jpg Heinz Kühn
(1912–1992)
8 December 1966 20 September 1978 4304 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Johannes rau 2004-05-16 berlin-RZ.jpg Johannes Rau
(1931–2006)
20 September 1978 27 May 1998 7189 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Wolfgang Clement.jpg Wolfgang Clement
(born 1940)
27 May 1998 22 October 2002 1609 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Dts news streinbrueck wikipedia.JPG Peer Steinbrück
(born 1947)
6 November 2002 22 June 2005 959 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Juergen Ruettgers.jpg Jürgen Rüttgers
(born 1951)
22 June 2005 14 July 2010 1848 Christian Democratic Union
Hannelorekraft.jpg Hannelore Kraft
(born 1961)
14 July 2010 27 June 2017 2540 Social Democratic Party of Germany
Armin Laschet CDU Parteitag 2014 by Olaf Kosinsky-15.jpg Armin Laschet
(born 1961)
27 June 2017 Incumbent 169 Christian Democratic Union

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