List of mayors of Vienna

This is a list of mayors and Governors of Vienna since 1282.

Mayor and Governor of Vienna
Bürgermeister und Landeshauptmann
von Wien
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Coat of arms of Vienna
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Flag of Vienna
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Michael Ludwig

since 24 May 2018
StyleMr. Mayor
(on city instance)
Mr. Governor
(on state instance)
Member ofState Government
Wiener Landtag und Gemeinderat
ResidenceVienna City Hall
SeatRathausplatz, Innere Stadt
NominatorPolitical Parties
AppointerThe Landtag
sworn in by the President
Term lengthfive years (no term limit)
Constituting instrumentFederal Constitutional Law
First holderKonrad Poll
First Mayor in the Duchy and Archduchy of Austria
Jakob Reumann
First Mayor and State Governor
Rudolf Prikryl
First Mayor and State Governor in the Second Republic
DeputyChristoph Wiederkehr
Deputy Mayor and Deputy Governor of Vienna

Vienna is the capital city of Austria. Since 1920, it has also been an Austrian state, with its mayor also doubling as the Landeshauptmann (governor or minister-president) of the state of Vienna.

Duchy and Archduchy of AustriaEdit

Habsburg MonarchyEdit

Austrian Empire and Austria-HungaryEdit

First Austrian RepublicEdit

Mayors and governors of ViennaEdit

In 1922, the city of Vienna, thus far a part of Lower Austria, was constituted as a separate state of Austria. Thus Vienna's mayor also has the rank of a state governor.
No. Portrait Mayor Took office Left office Political party
First Austrian Republic
1   Jakob Reumann 1 January 1922 13 November 1923 Social Democratic Workers' Party
2   Karl Seitz 13 November 1923 12 February 1934 Social Democratic Workers' Party
Federal State of Austria
3   Richard Schmitz 13 February 1934 11 March 1938 Fatherland Front
Nazi Germany
4   Hermann Neubacher 13 March 1938 14 December 1940 National Socialist German Workers' Party
5   Philipp Wilhelm Jung 14 December 1940 30 December 1943 National Socialist German Workers' Party
6   Hanns Blaschke 30 December 1943 6 April 1945 National Socialist German Workers' Party
Second Austrian Republic
7   Rudolf Prikryl 13 April 1945 16 April 1945 Independent
8   Theodor Körner 17 April 1945 18 June 1951 Socialist Party
9   Franz Jonas 18 June 1951 9 June 1965 Socialist Party
10   Bruno Marek 10 June 1965 17 December 1970 Socialist Party
11   Felix Slavik 21 December 1970 5 July 1973 Socialist Party
12   Leopold Gratz 5 July 1973 10 September 1984 Socialist Party
13   Helmut Zilk 10 September 1984 7 November 1994 Social Democratic Party
14   Michael Häupl 7 November 1994 24 May 2018 Social Democratic Party
14   Michael Ludwig 24 May 2018 Incumbent Social Democratic Party

See alsoEdit