List of Ministers-President of North Rhine-Westphalia

The Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia (Ministerpräsident des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the head of government of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). The current Minister-President is Armin Laschet (CDU).

Minister-President of
the State of North Rhine-Westphalia[1]
Ministerpräsident
Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg
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Incumbent
Armin Laschet

since 27 June 2017
ResidenceState Chancellery
NominatorPresident of the Landtag
AppointerLandtag of North Rhine-Westphalia
Inaugural holderRudolf Amelunxen
Formation24 July 1946
DeputyJoachim Stamp
Websitewww.nrw.de

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Political Party:   CDU   SPD

Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Days
  Rudolf Amelunxen
(1888–1969)
23 August 1946 16 June 1947 297 Non-partisan
(until 1947)
Centre Party
(from 1947)
  Karl Arnold
(1901–1958)
17 June 1947 20 February 1956 3170 Christian Democratic Union
  Fritz Steinhoff
(1897–1969)
20 February 1956 21 July 1958 882 Social Democratic Party of Germany
  Franz Meyers
(1908–2002)
21 July 1958 8 December 1966 3062 Christian Democratic Union
  Heinz Kühn
(1912–1992)
8 December 1966 20 September 1978 4304 Social Democratic Party of Germany
  Johannes Rau
(1931–2006)
20 September 1978 27 May 1998 7189 Social Democratic Party of Germany
  Wolfgang Clement
(1940–2020)
27 May 1998 22 October 2002 1609 Social Democratic Party of Germany
  Peer Steinbrück
(born 1947)
6 November 2002 22 June 2005 959 Social Democratic Party of Germany
  Jürgen Rüttgers
(born 1951)
22 June 2005 14 July 2010 1848 Christian Democratic Union
  Hannelore Kraft
(born 1961)
14 July 2010 27 June 2017 2540 Social Democratic Party of Germany
  Armin Laschet
(born 1961)
27 June 2017 Incumbent 1231 Christian Democratic Union

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