List of Ministers of Finance (Austria)

The Minister of Finance of Austria (German: Bundesminister für Finanzen) heads the Ministry of Finance.

Minister of Finance
Bundesminister für Finanzen
Austria Bundesadler.svg
Amtsübergabe an Finanzminister Gernot Blümel (49345784101).jpg
Incumbent
Gernot Blümel

since 7 January 2020
Ministry of Finance
StyleMr. Federal minister
(formal)
Member ofFederal Government
Council of Ministers
NominatorPolitical parties
AppointerThe President
on advice of the Chancellor
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Austria
First holderOtto Steinwender
first Republic
Georg Zimmermann
second Republic
WebsiteOfficial website

MinistersEdit

First RepublicEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office[a] Duration
1Steinwender, OttoOtto Steinwender [de]
(1847–1921)
30 October 191815 March 1919136 daysDNPRenner I Cabinet
2Jukel, CarlJoseph Schumpeter
(1883–1950)
15 March 191917 October 1919216 daysIndependentRenner II Cabinet
3Reisch, RichardRichard Reisch [de]
(1866–1938)
17 October 191920 November 19201 year, 34 daysIndependentRenner III Cabinet
Mayr I Cabinet
4Grimm, FerdinandFerdinand Grimm [de]
(1869–1948)
20 November 19207 October 1921321 daysIndependentMayr II Cabinet
Schober I Cabinet
5Gürtler, AlfredAlfred Gürtler
(1875–1933)
7 October 192110 May 1922215 daysCSSchober I CabinetII
-Schober, JohannJohann Schober
(1874–1932)
Acting
10 May 192231 May 192221 daysIndependentSchober II Cabinet
6Ségur, AugustAugust Ségur-Cabanac [de]
(1881–1931)
31 May 192214 November 1922167 daysCSSeipel I Cabinet
7Kienböck, ViktorViktor Kienböck [de]
(1873–1956)
14 November 192220 November 19242 years, 6 daysCSSeipel I CabinetIIIII
8Ahrer, JakobJakob Ahrer [de]
(1888–1962)
20 November 192415 January 19261 year, 56 daysCSRamek I Cabinet
9Kollmann, JosefJosef Kollmann [de]
(1868–1951)
15 January 192620 October 1926278 daysCSRamek II Cabinet
(7)Kienböck, ViktorViktor Kienböck [de]
(1873–1956)
20 October 19264 May 19292 years, 196 daysCSSeipel IV CabinetII
10Mittelberger, JohannJohann Josef Mittelberger [de]
(1879–1963)
4 May 192926 September 1929145 daysCSStreeruwitz Cabinet
Schober, JohannJohann Schober
(1874–1932)
Acting
26 September 192916 October 192920 daysIndependentSchober III Cabinet
11Juch, OttoOtto Juch [de]
(1876–1964)
16 October 192920 June 19311 year, 247 daysIndependentSchober III Cabinet
Vaugoin Cabinet
Ender Cabinet
12Redlich, JosefJosef Redlich [de]
(1869–1936)
20 June 19315 October 1931107 daysIndependentBuresch I Cabinet
13Buresch, KarlKarl Buresch
(1878–1936)
5 October 193116 October 193111 daysCSBuresch I Cabinet
14Weidenhoffer, EmanuelEmanuel Weidenhoffer [de]
(1878–1939)
16 October 193116 May 19331 year, 212 daysCSBuresch II Cabinet
Dollfuss I Cabinet
(13)Buresch, KarlKarl Buresch
(1878–1936)
16 May 193317 October 19352 years, 154 daysCS
VF
Dollfuss I CabinetII
Schuschnigg I Cabinet
15Draxler, LudwigLudwig Draxler
(1896–1972)
17 October 19353 November 19361 year, 17 daysVFSchuschnigg I CabinetIIIII
16Neumayer, RudolfRudolf Neumayer [de]
(1887–1977)
3 November 193613 March 19381 year, 130 daysVF
NSDAP
Schuschnigg III CabinetII
Seyss-Inquart Cabinet

Second RepublicEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office[a] Duration
1Zimmermann, GeorgGeorg Zimmermann [de]
(1897–1958)
20 December 19458 November 19493 years, 323 daysIndependentRenner IV Cabinet
Figl I Cabinet
2Margarétha, EugenEugen Margarétha [de]
(1885–1963)
8 November 194923 January 19522 years, 76 daysÖVPFigl II Cabinet
3Kamitz, ReinhardReinhard Kamitz [de]
(1907–1993)
23 January 195217 June 19608 years, 146 daysIndependentFigl II CabinetII
Raab I CabinetIIIII
4Heilingsetzer, EduardEduard Heilingsetzer [de]
(1905–1997)
17 June 196011 April 1961298 daysÖVPRaab III CabinetII
5Klaus, JosefJosef Klaus
(1910–2001)
11 April 196127 March 19631 year, 350 daysÖVPGorbach I Cabinet
6Korinek, FranzFranz Korinek [de]
(1907–1985)
27 March 19632 April 19641 year, 6 daysÖVPGorbach II Cabinet
7Schmitz, WolfgangWolfgang Schmitz [de]
(1923–2008)
2 April 196419 January 19683 years, 292 daysÖVPKlaus I CabinetII
8Koren, StephanStephan Koren [de]
(1919–1988)
19 January 196821 April 19702 years, 92 daysÖVPKlaus II Cabinet
9Androsch, HannesHannes Androsch
(born 1938)
21 April 197020 January 198110 years, 274 daysSPÖKreisky I CabinetIIIIIIV
10Salcher, HerbertHerbert Salcher
(1929–2021)
20 January 198110 September 19843 years, 234 daysSPÖKreisky IV Cabinet
Sinowatz Cabinet
11Vranitzky, FranzFranz Vranitzky
(born 1937)
10 September 198416 June 19861 year, 279 daysSPÖSinowatz Cabinet
12Lacina, FerdinandFerdinand Lacina
(born 1942)
16 June 19866 April 19958 years, 294 daysSPÖSinowatz Cabinet
Vranitzky I CabinetIIIIIIV
13Staribacher, AndreasAndreas Staribacher [de]
(born 1957)
6 April 19953 January 1996272 daysSPÖVranitzky IV Cabinet
Klima, ViktorViktor Klima
(born 1947)
Acting
3 January 199612 March 199669 daysSPÖVranitzky IV Cabinet
14Klima, ViktorViktor Klima
(born 1947)
12 March 199628 January 1997322 daysSPÖVranitzky V Cabinet
15Edlinger, RudolfRudolf Edlinger
(1940–2021)
28 January 19974 February 20003 years, 7 daysSPÖKlima Cabinet
16Grasser, KarlKarl-Heinz Grasser
(born 1969)
Non-partisan from 2003
4 February 200011 January 20076 years, 341 daysFPÖ
Independent
Schüssel I CabinetII
17Molterer, WilhelmWilhelm Molterer
(born 1955)
11 January 20072 December 20081 year, 326 daysÖVPGusenbauer Cabinet
18Pröll, JosefJosef Pröll
(born 1968)
2 December 200821 April 20112 years, 140 daysÖVPFaymann I Cabinet
19Fekter, MariaMaria Fekter
(born 1956)
21 April 201116 December 20132 years, 239 daysÖVPFaymann I Cabinet
20Spindelegger, MichaelMichael Spindelegger
(born 1959)
16 December 20131 September 2014259 daysÖVPFaymann II Cabinet
21Schelling, HansHans Jörg Schelling
(born 1953)
1 September 201418 December 20173 years, 108 daysÖVPFaymann II Cabinet
Kern Cabinet
22Löger, HartwigHartwig Löger
(born 1965)
18 December 20173 June 20191 year, 167 daysÖVPKurz I Cabinet
23Müller, EduardEduard Müller
(born 1962)
3 June 20197 January 2020218 daysIndependentBierlein Cabinet
24Blümel, GernotGernot Blümel
(born 1981)
7 January 2020Incumbent1 year, 329 daysÖVPKurz II Cabinet

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Based on when the successor took office

ReferencesEdit