Gerard Batliner

Gerard Batliner (9 December 1928 – 25 June 2008) was a political figure from Liechtenstein.

Gerard Batliner
Prime Minister of Liechtenstein
In office
16 July 1962 – 18 March 1970
MonarchFranz Joseph II
DeputyJosef Büchel
Alfred Hilbe[1]
Preceded byAlexander Frick
Succeeded byAlfred Hilbe
Personal details
Born9 December 1928
Eschen, Liechtenstein
Died25 June 2008 (aged 79)
Eschen, Liechtenstein
Political partyProgressive Citizens' Party

He was born in Eschen, Liechtenstein. He studied law at the University of Fribourg and was an attorney-at-law.

Prime Minister of LiechtensteinEdit

Batliner was Head of Government (Regierungschef) of Liechtenstein (1962–1970).[1]

Other rolesEdit

Batliner served as the President of the Landtag, Liechtenstein parliament, from January 1974 to December 1977,[2] and was a member of the European Commission on Human Rights (1983–1990).

He received honorary degrees from the University of Basel and Innsbruck. He died in Eschen.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Mitglieder der Regierung des Fürstentums Liechtenstein 1862-2021".
  2. ^ "Mitglieder - Präsidenten". March 27, 2019. Archived from the original on March 27, 2019.

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Preceded by
Alexander Frick
Head of Government of Liechtenstein
Succeeded by
Alfred Hilbe