List of governors of Styria

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

Name Party From To
First Republic
de:Wilhelm Kaan Greater German 6 November 1918 27 May 1919
Anton Rintelen Christian Social 27 May 1919 25 June 1926
de:Franz Prisching Christian Social 25 June 1926 22 October 1926
Alfred Gürtler Christian Social 22 October 1926 21 May 1927
Hans Paul Christian Social 21 May 1927 23 April 1928
Anton Rintelen Christian Social 23 April 1928 10 November 1933
de:Alois Dienstleder Christian Social 13 November 1933 2 November 1934
Austrofascism
de:Karl Maria Stepan Fatherland's Front 2 November 1934 2 March 1938
de:Rolph Trummer Fatherland's Front 3 March 1938 12 March 1938
Nazi Germany
(State governor and Gauleiter)
Sepp Helfrich NSDAP 12 March 1938 22 May 1938
Siegfried Uiberreither NSDAP 22 May 1938 8 May 1945
Second Republic
de:Reinhard Machold Social Democratic (SPÖ) 8 May 1945 28 December 1945
de:Anton Pirchegger People's Party (ÖVP) 28 December 1945 6 July 1948
Deputy governor Reinhard Machold (SPÖ) filled in from 17 October 1947 to January 1948, when Pirchegger was incapacitated due to ill health.
de:Josef Krainer Sr ÖVP 6 July 1948 28 November 1971
Friedrich Niederl ÖVP 28 November 1971 4 July 1980
de:Josef Krainer junior ÖVP 4 July 1980 23 January 1996
de:Waltraud Klasnic ÖVP 23 January 1996 25 October 2005
Franz Voves SPÖ 25 October 2005 16 June 2015
de:Hermann Schützenhöfer ÖVP 16 June 2015 Incumbent

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