List of governors of Carinthia

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

Name From To Note
Presidents of the province of Carinthia (1861–1918), assisted by Provincial Governors (1861–1918)
Franz Freiherr von Schluga 1861 1867 Provincial governors:
Georg Graf von Thurn-Valsassina (1861)
Johann Anton Graf von Goëss (1861–1876)
Count Karl Sigmund von Hohenwart 1867 1868
Guido Graf von Kübeck 1868 1870
Kaspar Graf von Lodron-Laterano 1870 1870
Alois Freiherr von Ceschi a Santa Croce 1870 1872
Kaspar Graf von Lodron-Laterano 1873 1880
Johann Stieger (1876–1884)
Franz Freiherr von Schmidt-Zabiérow 1880 1897
Joseph Erwein (1884–1897)
Otto Ritter Fraydt von Fraydenegg 1897 1903 Zeno Graf von Goëss (1897–1909)
Robert Freiherr von Hein 1903 1912
Leopold Freiherr von Aichelburg-Labia (1909–1918)
Name Party From To
First Republic
Arthur Lemisch 11 November 1918 22 July 1921
Florian Gröger Social Democrat 22 July 1921 6 November 1923
Vinzenz Schumy Landbund 6 November 1923 15 June 1927
Arthur Lemisch non-partisan 15 June 1927 21 January 1931
Ferdinand Kernmaier Landbund 22 January 1931 16 February 1934
Silvester Leer Christian Social 16 February 1934 7 March 1934
Austrofascism
Ludwig Hülgerth Heimwehr
Fatherland's Front
7 March 1934 3 November 1936
Arnold Sucher Fatherland's Front 3 November 1936 11 March 1938
Nazi Germany
(State governor and Gauleiter)
Wladimir von Pawlowski NSDAP 11 March 1938 1 June 1938
Hubert Klausner NSDAP 1 June 1938 12 February 1939
Wladimir von Pawlowski NSDAP 12 February 1939 1 December 1941
Friedrich Rainer NSDAP 1 December 1941 7 May 1945
Second Republic
Hans Piesch Social Democratic (SPÖ) 8 May 1945 25 April 1947
Ferdinand Wedenig SPÖ 25 April 1947 12 April 1965
Hans Sima SPÖ 12 April 1965 12 April 1974
Leopold Wagner SPÖ 19 April 1974 27 September 1988
Peter Ambrozy SPÖ 27 September 1988 21 April 1989
Jörg Haider Freedom Party (FPÖ) 21 April 1989 21 June 1991
Christof Zernatto People's Party (ÖVP) 21 June 1991 8 April 1999
Jörg Haider FPÖ/Alliance for the Future (BZÖ) 8 April 1999 11 October 2008
Gerhard Dörfler BZÖ/Freedom Party 23 October 2008 28 March 2013
Peter Kaiser SPÖ 28 March 2013 Incumbent

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