Governor of Vorarlberg
Landeshauptmann von Vorarlberg
Coat of arms of Vienna
Flag of Vienna
Incumbent
Markus Wallner

since 7 December 2011
StyleMr. Governor
(formal)
StatusLandeshauptmann
Member ofVorarlberger Landtag
SeatNeues Landhaus, Bregenz
NominatorPolitical Parties
AppointerLandtag
sworn in by the President
Term lengthfive years (no term limit)
Constituting instrumentFederal Constitutional Law
Formation1860
First holderSebastian Ritter von Froschauer
Websitevorarlberg.at

This is a list of governors of Vorarlberg.

Portrait Name Took office Left office Party Period
Sebastian Ritter von Froschauer 1860 6 April 1873  

Habsburg Monarchy
(1860–1918)
Anton Jussel 27 June 1873 23 July 1878 Liberal
Karl Graf von Belrupt-Tissac 21 September 1878 21 September 1890  
Adolf Rhomberg 21 September 1890 3 November 1918 Catholic-Conservative
Otto Ender 3 November 1918 9 December 1930 Christian Social

First Republic
(1918–1934)
Ferdinand Redler 9 December 1930 14 July 1931 Christian Social
Otto Ender 14 July 1931 24 July 1934 Christian Social
Ernst Winsauer 24 July 1934 13 March 1938 Fatherland's Front

Austrofascism
(1934–1938)
Anton Plankensteiner
as Reichsstatthalter and Gauleiter
13 March 1938 1 February 1940 NSDAP

Nazi Germany
(1938–1945)
On 1 February 1940, the territory of Vorarlberg was merged into the Reichsgau Tirol-Vorarlberg under Franz Hofer.
Ulrich Ilg 24 May 1945 28 October 1964 ÖVP

Second Republic
(1945–present)
Herbert Keßler 29 October 1964 9 July 1987 ÖVP
Martin Purtscher 9 July 1987 2 April 1997 ÖVP
Herbert Sausgruber 2 April 1997 7 December 2011 ÖVP
Markus Wallner 7 December 2011 Incumbent ÖVP