List of Ministers of Social Affairs (Austria)

The Minister of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (German: Bundesminister für Soziales, Gesundheit, Pflege und Konsumentenschutz) heads the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection.

Minister of Social Affairs
Bundesminister für Soziales, Gesundheit, Pflege und Konsumentenschutz
Austria Bundesadler.svg
2021 Wolfgang Mückstein (51115921585) (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Wolfgang Mückstein

since 13 April 2021
Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
StyleMr. Minister
(normal)
His Excellency
(diplomatic)
TypeMinister
StatusSupreme executive organ
Member ofCabinet
SeatMinistry of Social Affairs
Stubenring 1, Innere Stadt, Vienna
NominatorPolitical parties
AppointerThe President
on advice of the Chancellor
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Austria
First holderJohann Böhm [de]
Websitewww.sozialministerium.at

ListEdit

First RepublicEdit

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office[a] Duration
State Secretariat of Social Welfare
(Staatsamt für soziale Fürsorge)
1Hanusch, FerdinandFerdinand Hanusch
(1866–1923)
30 October 191815 March 1919136 daysSPÖRenner I Cabinet
State Secretariat of Social Affairs
(Staatsamt für soziale Verwaltung)
1Hanusch, FerdinandFerdinand Hanusch
(1866–1923)
15 March 191922 October 19201 year, 221 daysSPÖRenner II CabinetII
Mayr I Cabinet
Heinl, EduardEduard Heinl
(1880–1957)
Acting
22 October 192020 November 192029 daysCSMayr I Cabinet
Ministry of Social Affairs
(Bundesministerium für soziale Verwaltung)
2Resch, JosefJosef Resch [de]
(1880–1939)
20 November 192021 June 1921244 daysCSMayr II Cabinet
3Pauer, FranzFranz Pauer [de]
(1870–1936)
21 June 192131 May 1922344 daysIndependentSchober I Cabinet
Breisky Cabinet
Schober II Cabinet
4Schmitz, RichardRichard Schmitz
(1885–1954)
31 May 192220 November 19242 years, 173 daysCSSeipel I CabinetIIIII
(2)Resch, JosefJosef Resch [de]
(1880–1939)
20 November 192426 September 19294 years, 310 daysCSRamek I CabinetII
Seipel IV CabinetII
Streeruwitz Cabinet
5Innitzer, TheodorTheodor Innitzer
(1875–1955)
26 September 192930 September 19301 year, 4 daysCSSchober III Cabinet
Schmitz, RichardRichard Schmitz
(1885–1954)
Acting
30 September 19304 December 193065 daysCSVaugoin Cabinet
(2)Resch, JosefJosef Resch [de]
(1880–1939)
4 December 193015 April 1931132 daysCSEnder Cabinet
Ender, OttoOtto Ender
(1875–1960)
Acting
15 April 193120 June 193166 daysCSEnder Cabinet
(2)Resch, JosefJosef Resch [de]
(1880–1939)
20 June 193111 March 19331 year, 264 daysCSBuresch I CabinetII
Dollfuss I CabinetII
6Kerber, RobertRobert Kerber [de]
(1884–1977)
11 March 193321 September 1933194 daysCSDollfuss II Cabinet
7Schmitz, RichardRichard Schmitz [de]
(1885–1954)
21 September 193316 February 1934148 daysCSSchuschnigg I Cabinet
8Neustädter, OdoOdo Neustädter-Stürmer [de]
(1885–1938)
16 February 193417 October 19351 year, 243 daysVFSchuschnigg I Cabinet
9Dobretsberger, JosefJosef Dobretsberger [de]
(1903–1970)
17 October 193514 May 1936210 daysVFSchuschnigg I Cabinet
(2)Resch, JosefJosef Resch [de]
(1880–1939)
14 May 193611 March 19381 year, 301 daysVFSchuschnigg II CabinetIIIII
10Jury, HugoHugo Jury
(1887–1945)
11 March 193813 March 19382 daysNSDAPSeyss-Inquart Cabinet

Second RepublicEdit

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office[a] Duration
State Secretariat of Social Affairs
(Staatsamt für soziale Verwaltung)
1Übeleis, VinzenzJohann Böhm [de]
(1886–1959)
27 April 194520 December 1945237 daysSPÖRenner IV Cabinet
Ministry of Social Affairs
(Bundesministerium für soziale Verwaltung)
2Maisel, KarlKarl Maisel [de]
(1890–1982)
20 December 194523 January 195610 years, 34 daysSPÖFigl I CabinetIIIII
Raab I Cabinet
3Proksch, AntonAnton Proksch [de]
(1897–1975)
23 January 195619 April 196610 years, 86 daysSPÖRaab I CabinetIIIIIIV
Gorbach I CabinetII
Klaus I Cabinet
4Rehor, GreteGrete Rehor
(1910–1987)
19 April 196621 April 19704 years, 2 daysÖVPKlaus II Cabinet
5Häuser, RudolfRudolf Häuser [de]
(1909–2000)
21 April 19701 October 19766 years, 163 daysSPÖKreisky I CabinetIIIII
6Weißenberg, GerhardGerhard Weißenberg [de]
(1920–1980)
1 October 19761 October 1980 †4 years, 0 daysSPÖKreisky III CabinetII
Salcher, HerbertHerbert Salcher
(born 1929)
Acting
1 October 19809 October 19808 daysSPÖKreisky IV Cabinet
7Dallinger, AlfredAlfred Dallinger [de]
(1926–1989)
9 October 19801 April 19876 years, 174 daysSPÖKreisky IV Cabinet
Sinowatz Cabinet
Vranitzky I CabinetII
Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs
(Bundesministerium für Arbeit und soziale Verwaltung)
7Dallinger, AlfredAlfred Dallinger [de]
(1926–1989)
1 April 198723 February 19891 year, 328 daysSPÖVranitzky II Cabinet
Lacina, FerdinandFerdinand Lacina
(born 1942)
Acting
23 February 198910 March 198915 daysSPÖVranitzky II Cabinet
8Geppert, WalterWalter Geppert [de]
(born 1939)
10 March 198917 December 19901 year, 282 daysSPÖVranitzky II Cabinet
9Hesoun, JosefJosef Hesoun [de]
(1930–2003)
17 December 19906 April 19954 years, 110 daysSPÖVranitzky III CabinetII
10Hums, FranzFranz Hums [de]
(1937–2015)
6 April 199528 January 19971 year, 297 daysSPÖVranitzky IV CabinetII
11Hostasch, EleonoraEleonora Hostasch
(born 1944)
28 January 199715 February 199718 daysSPÖKlima Cabinet
Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs
(Bundesministerium für Arbeit, Gesundheit und soziale Verwaltung)
11Hostasch, EleonoraEleonora Hostasch
(born 1944)
15 February 19974 February 20002 years, 354 daysSPÖKlima Cabinet
12Sickl, ElisabethElisabeth Sickl
(born 1940)
4 February 20001 April 200057 daysFPÖSchüssel I Cabinet
Ministry of Social Security and Generations
(Bundesministerium für soziale Sicherheit und Generationen)
12Sickl, ElisabethElisabeth Sickl
(born 1940)
1 April 200024 October 2000206 daysFPÖSchüssel I Cabinet
13Haupt, HerbertHerbert Haupt
(born 1947)
24 October 20001 May 20032 years, 189 daysFPÖSchüssel I CabinetII
Ministry of Social Security, Generations and Consumer Protection
(Bundesministerium für soziale Sicherheit, Generationen und Konsumentenschutz)
13Haupt, HerbertHerbert Haupt
(born 1947)
1 May 200326 January 20051 year, 270 daysFPÖSchüssel II Cabinet
14Haubner, UrsulaUrsula Haubner
(born 1945)
26 January 200511 January 20071 year, 350 daysFPÖSchüssel II Cabinet
15Buchinger, ErwinErwin Buchinger [de]
(born 1955)
11 January 20071 March 200749 daysSPÖGusenbauer Cabinet
Ministry of Social Security and Consumer Protection
(Bundesministerium für soziale Sicherheit und Konsumentenschutz)
15Buchinger, ErwinErwin Buchinger [de]
(born 1955)
1 March 20072 December 20081 year, 276 daysSPÖGusenbauer Cabinet
16Hundstorfer, RudolfRudolf Hundstorfer
(born 1951)
2 December 20081 February 200961 daysSPÖFaymann I Cabinet
Ministry of Labor, Social Security and Consumer Protection
(Bundesministerium für Arbeit, soziale Sicherheit und Konsumentenschutz)
16Hundstorfer, RudolfRudolf Hundstorfer
(born 1951)
1 February 200926 January 20166 years, 359 daysSPÖFaymann I CabinetII
17Stöger, AloisAlois Stöger
(born 1960)
26 January 201618 December 20171 year, 326 daysSPÖFaymann II Cabinet
Kern Cabinet
18Hartinger, BeateBeate Hartinger-Klein
(born 1959)
18 December 20178 January 201821 daysFPÖKurz I Cabinet
Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection
(Bundesministerium für Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit und Konsumentenschutz)
18Hartinger, BeateBeate Hartinger-Klein
(born 1959)
8 January 201820 May 20191 year, 132 daysFPÖKurz I Cabinet
19Pöltner, WalterWalter Pöltner
(born 1952)
22 May 20193 June 201912 daysIndependentKurz I Cabinet
20Zarfl, BrigitteBrigitte Zarfl
(born 1962)
3 June 20197 January 2020218 daysIndependentBierlein Cabinet
21Anschober, RudolfRudolf Anschober
(born 1960)
7 January 202029 January 202022 daysGreensKurz II Cabinet
Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
(Bundesministerium für Soziales, Gesundheit, Pflege und Konsumentenschutz)
21Anschober, RudolfRudolf Anschober
(born 1960)
29 January 202013 April 202175 daysGreensKurz II Cabinet
22Mückstein, WolfgangWolfgang Mückstein
(born 1974)
19 April 2021Incumbent231 daysGreensKurz II Cabinet

NotesEdit

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

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