List of governors of Lower Austria

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This is a list of governors of the Austrian state of Lower Austria:

Before 1918[edit]

Governors[1] of the Archduchy of Austria under the Enns (1500-1749)[edit]

Governors[3] of the Archduchy of Austria under the Enns (1749-1809)[edit]

  • Adam Philipp Losy Graf von Losymthal (?–1781) 1749–1750
  • Philipp Joseph Graf von Orsini-Rosenberg (1691–1765) 1750–1753
  • Heinrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Haugwitz (1711–1758) 1753–1758
  • Franz Ferdinand Graf von Schrattenbach (1707–1785) 1759–1770
  • Christian August Graf von Seilern-Aspang (1717–1801) 1770–1779
  • Joseph Johann Nepomuk Graf von Herberstein (1725–1809) 1779–1782
  • Johann Anton Graf von Pergen (1725–1814) 1782–1790, also Land Marshal of the Lower Austrian Estates (1775 - 1790)
  • Wenzel Graf Sauer von und zu Ankenstein (1742–1799) 1791–1795
  • Franz Josef Graf von Saurau (1760–1832) 1795–1797, also Land Marshal of the Lower Austrian Estates (1803 - 1805)
  • Jakob Reichsfreiherr von Wöber zu Hagenberg 1797–1802
  • Joseph Thaddäus Vogt Freiherr von Sumerau (1749–1817) 1802–1804
  • Joseph Karl Graf von Dietrichstein (1763–1825) 1804–1805, also Land Marshal of the Lower Austrian Estates (1811 - 1825)
  • Ignaz Karl Graf von Chorinsky, Freiherr von Ledske (1770–1823) 1805–1807
  • Ferdinand Graf von Bissingen und Nippenburg (1749–1831) 1807–1809

Governors (Statthalter) of the Archduchy of Austria under the Enns (1809-1918)[edit]

After 1918[edit]

Name Party From To
First Republic
Leopold Steiner Christian Social 5 November 1918 20 May 1919
Albert Sever Social Democrat 20 May 1919 10 November 1920
Johann Mayer Christian Social 10 November 1920 9 June 1922
Karl Buresch Christian Social 9 June 1922 31 July 1931
Josef Reither Christian Social 31 July 1931 19 May 1932
Karl Buresch Christian Social 19 May 1932 18 May 1933
Josef Reither Christian Social
Fatherland's Front
18 May 1933 30 July 1934
Austrofascism
Eduard Baar-Baarenfels Fatherland's Front 30 July 1934 17 October 1935
Josef Reither Fatherland's Front 17 October 1935 12 March 1938
Nazi Germany
(Reichsstatthalter and Gauleiter of the Reichsgau of Lower Danube)
Roman Jäger NSDAP 12 March 1938 24 May 1938
Hugo Jury NSDAP 24 May 1938 8 May 1945
Second Republic
Leopold Figl ÖVP 25 May 1945 15 October 1945
Josef Reither ÖVP 15 October 1945 4 May 1949
Johann Steinböck ÖVP 4 May 1949 14 January 1962
Leopold Figl ÖVP 14 January 1962 9 May 1965
Eduard Hartmann ÖVP 16 June 1965 14 October 1966
Andreas Maurer ÖVP 24 November 1966 22 January 1981
Siegfried Ludwig ÖVP 22 January 1981 20 October 1992
Erwin Pröll ÖVP 20 October 1992 19 April 2017
Johanna Mikl-Leitner ÖVP 19 April 2017 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oberst Hauptmänn 1500-1521; Statthalter 1521-1749
  2. ^ (17 September 1686 in Regensburg; 19 December 1746 in Vienna), see c13 Stammbaum auf genealogy.euweb.cz
  3. ^ President 1749-1758 and 1782-1809; Statthalter 1759-1782