President of the Constituent National Assembly

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President of the
Constituent National Assembly
Präsident der Konstituierende Nationalversammlung
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Sole officeholder
Karl Seitz

4 March 1919 – 10 November 1920
Constituent National Assembly
StyleMr. President
StatusHead of State
Presiding officer
AppointerConstituent National Assembly
Precursor
Formation4 March 1919
First holderKarl Seitz
Final holderKarl Seitz
Abolished10 November 1920
Succession

The President of the Constituent National Assembly (German: Präsident der Konstituierende Nationalversammlung) was the head of state of the Republic of German-Austria and later the First Austrian Republic, as well as the presiding officer of the Constituent National Assembly. The office was only held by Karl Seitz.

The President succeeded the State Council in its capacity as head of state. As presiding officer of the Constituent National Assembly, the President succeeded the three Presidents of the Provisional National Assembly. The President in turn was succeeded by the President of Austria as head of state, and by the President of the National Council as well as the President of the Federal Council as parliamentary presiding officer. The President of the Constituent National Assembly was therefore a transitional position of great importance in Austrian history.