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Provinces of Prussia

Brandenburg

1815 Province of Brandenburg

01 Aug 1947 Becomes a State of Germany

Civil Governor for the land between the Oder and Elbe

1813 - 1814 Johann August Sack ..................... 1764-1831

Oberpräsidenten

30 Apr 1815 - 1824 Georg Friedrich Christian von Heydebeck 1765-1828

1824 - 1842 Magnus Friedrich Graf von Bassewitz .... 1773-1838

1842 - 1848 August Friedrich Wilhelm Werner

von Meding ............................ 1792-1871

1848 - 1849 Erasmus Robert Freiherr von Patow ...... 1804-1890

1849 - 1850 August Hermann Klemmens,

Freiherr von Wolf Metternich .......... 1803-1872

1850 - 1862 Eduard Heinerich von Flottwell ......... 1786-1865

1862 Werner Rudolf Erdmann von Selchow ...... 1806-1884

1862 - 1879 Gustav Wilhelm von Jagow ............... 1813-1879

1879 - 1899 Heinrich Karl Julius von Achenbach ..... 1829-1899

1899 - 1905 Theobald von Bethmann-Holweg ........... 1856-1921

1905 - 1909 August Klemmens Bodo Paul Wilhelm

von Trott zu Soltz .................... 1855-1938

1909 - 1910 Friedrich Wilhelm von Loebell .......... 1855-1931

(1st Time)

1910 - 1914 Alfred Anton Robert von Konrad ......... 1852-1914

1914 - 1918 Rudolf Wilhelm Graf von der Schulenburg 1855-1931

1918 - 1919 Friedrich Wilhelm von Loebell (2nd Time)

Apr 1919 - 25 Mar 1933 Adolf Meier ............................ 1871-1863

25 Mar 1933 - 07 Aug 1936 Wilhelm Paul Richard Kube .............. 1887-1943 NSDAP

07 Aug 1936 - 21 Apr 1945 Emil Stürtz ............................ 1892-1945 NSDAP

President of the Provisional government

04 Jul 1945 - 20 Dec 1946 Karl Steinhoff ......................... 1892-1981 SPD

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Groß-Berlin

01 Oct 1920 Greater Berlin separated from Brandenburg

17 May 1945 Stadt Berlin under allied occupation

20 Oct 1946 Renamed Greater Berlin

30 Nov 1948 Separate administrations for East and West sectors

07 Oct 1949 East Berlin declared capital of the D.D.R

03 Oct 1990 United as a federal state of Germany

City Presidents

1726 - 01 Nov 1733 Simon Victor Hünicke

1735 - 1746 Heinrich Adam von Neuendorf ............ 1690-1752

1746 - 28 Dec 1770 Karl David Kircheisen .................. 1704-1770

1771 - 1791 Johann Albrecht Philippi ............... 1721-1791

09 Nov 1791 - 24 Oct 1794 Johann Friedrich von Eisenhart ......... 1733-1804

24 Oct 1794 - 06 Mar 1804 Johann Philipp Eisenberg ............... 1756-1804

22 May 1804 - 1808 Johann Stephan Gottfried Büsching ...... 1761-1833

Oberbürgermeister

08 May 1809 - 08 Jun 1813 Carl Friedrich Leopold von Gerlach ..... 1757-1813

Feb 1814 - Mar 1832 Johan Stephan Gottfried Büsching

Mar 1832 - 06 Oct 1834 Friedrich Wilhelm Leopold

von Bärensprung ....................... 1779-1841

06 Oct 1834 - 20 Mar 1848 Heinrich Wilhelm Krausnick (1st Time) . 1797-1882

20 Mar 1848 - 23 Jan 1851 Franz Christian Naunyn ................. 1799-1860

23 Jan 1851 - 31 Dec 1862 Heinrich Wilhelm Krausnick (2nd Time)

12 Jan 1863 - 01 Apr 1872 Karl Theodor Seydel .................... 1812-1873

01 Apr 1872 - Mar 1878 Arthur Hobrecht ........................ 1824-1812

21 Nov 1878 - 26 May 1892 Maximilian von Forckenbach ............. 1821-1892

26 May 1892 - 30 Sep 1898 Robert Zelle ........................... 1829-1901

01 Oct 1898 - 31 Aug 1912 Martin Kischner ........................ 1842-1912

01 Sep 1912 - 25 Nov 1920 Adolf Wermuth .......................... 1855-1927

20 Jan 1921 - 07 Nov 1929 Gustav August Johann Heinrich Böss ..... 1873-1946

07 Nov 1929 - 14 Apr 1931 Otto Wilhelm Arthur Scholtz ............ 1871-1935

(acting)

14 Apr 1931 - 18 Dec 1935 Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Sahm ........ 1877-1939

19 Dec 1935 - 31 Mar 1937 Oskar Maretzky ......................... 1881-1945 NSDAP

(acting)

01 Apr 1937 - Jul 1940 Julius Lippert ......................... 1895-1956 NSDAP

Jul 1940 - 02 May 1945 Ludwig Steeg ........................... 1894-1945 NSDAP

17 May 1945 - 10 Dec 1946 Arthur Werner .......................... 1877-1967

10 Dec 1946 - 11 Jun 1947 Otto Ostrowski ......................... 1883-1963 SPD

11 Jun 1947 - 07 Dec 1948 Louise Dorothea Schroeder .............. 1887-1957 SPD

14 Aug - 30 Nov 1948 Ferdinand Friedensburg ................. 1886-1971 CDU

(acting for Schroeder)

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Hannover

20 Sep 1866 Kingdom of Hannover annexed by Prussia

23 Aug 1946 Becomes as state

09 Dec 1946 Part of Niedersachsen

Oberpräsidenten

1866 - 1873 Otto Graf zu Stolburg-Wernigerode ...... 1837-1896

1873 Karl Heinrich von Boetticher ........... 1833-1907

1873 - 1878 Botho Wend August Graf von Eulenburg ... 1831-1912

1878 - 1888 Adolf Hilmer von Leipziger ............. 1825-1891

1888 - 1897 Rudolf von Bennigsten .................. 1824-1902

1897 - 1902 Konstantin Graf zu Stolburg-Wernigerode 1843-1905

1902 - 1914 Richard von Wentzel .................... 1850-1916

1914 - 1917 Ludwig Hubert von Windheim ............. 1857-1935

01 May 1917 - 01 Sep 1920 Ernst von Richter ...................... 1862-1935

01 Sep 1920 - 25 Mar 1933 Gustav Noske ........................... 1868-1946

1933 Friedrich Karl Ludwig von Velsen ....... 1871-1953

Mar 1933 - 01 Apr 1941 Viktor Lutze ........................... 1890-1943

01 Apr 1941 - 11 Apr 1945 Hartmann Lauterbacher .................. 1909-1988

12 Jul 1945 - 21 Aug 1946 August Josef Hagemann .................. 1875-1950 CDU

Minister-President

21 Aug - 09 Dec 1946 Heinrich Wilhelm Kopf .................. 1893-1961 SPD

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Hessen-Nassau

07 Dec 1868 Province of Hessen-Nassau

1919 - 1923 Formation of Freistaat Flaschenhals (Bottleneck Free State),

an allied quasi-state

01 Jul 1944 Province formally abolished, divided into Kurhessen

and Nassau provinces

19 Sep 1945 Part of Hessen

Oberpräsidenten

20 Sep 1866 - 1871 Eduard von Moeller

1871 - 1872 .....

1872 - 1875 Ludwig Karl Christoph von Bodelschwingh

1876 - 1881 Karl Ludwig August Freiherr von Ende

1881 - 1892 Botho Wend August Graf zu Eulenburg

1892 - 1898 Eduard Ludwig Karl Magdeburg

1898 - 1903 Robert Graf von Zedtlitz-Trützschler

01 Sep 1903 - 1907 Hubert Ludwig von Windheim

1907 - 1917 Wilhelm Hengstenburg

1917 - 1919 August Clemens Bodo Paul Wilhelm

von Trott zo Solz

1919 - 1930 Rudolf Schwander

1930 - Jul 1932 August Haas

1932 - 1933 Ernst von Hülsen

07 Jun 1933 - 08 Sep 1943 Philipp Prinz von Hessen

08 Sep 1943 - 30 Jun 1944 Ernst Beckmann ......................... 1893-1957

President of Freistaat Flaschenhals

10 Jan 1919 - 25 Feb 1923 Edmund Pnischenk

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Kurhessen

01 Jul 1944 Kurhessen provinz (former territory of Hesse-Kassel)

19 Sep 1945 Part of Hessen

Oberpräsident

01 Jul 1944 - 10 Apr 1945 Karl Gerland ........................... 1905-1945

10 Apr - 10 May 1945 ....

10 May - 19 Sep 1945 Friedrich Hoch ......................... 1896-1984 SPD

(acting)

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Kurmark

 

1806 - 1813 French occupation

1816 To Brandenburg

Presidents for War and the Domain Chamber

1701 - 1708 .....

1708 - 1723 Friedrich von Goerne ................... 1670-1743

1723 - 1731 Ehrenreich Bogislaw von Kreutz ......... 1670-1733

1727 - 1747 Franz Wilhelm von Happe ................ 1684-1760

1747 - 1762 August Friedrich von Boden ............. 1682-1762

1763 - 1769 Valentin von Massow .................... 1712-1775

1769 - 1779 Friedrich Wilhelm von Derschau ......... 1723-1779

1779 - 1781 Friedrich George von Michaelis

1781 - 1786 Hans Ernst Dietrich von Werder ......... 1740-1800

(1st Time)

1786 - 1789 Karl Maximilian Ferdinand von Mauschwitz 1738-1792

1789 - 1795 Otto Karl Friedrich von Voss ........... 1755-1823

(1st Time)

1795 - 1800 Hans Ernst Dietrich von Werder

(2nd Time)

1800 - 1803 Otto Karl Friedrich von Voss

(2nd Time)

1803 - 1807 Ferdinand Rudolph Friedrich von Angern . 1757-1826

01 Aug 1807 - 06 Dec 1808 Johann Adolf von Lützow ................ 1748-1819

(Military governor)

Oberpräsident fur Pommern, Kurmark, Neumark und Magdeburg

06 Dec 1808 - 1810 Johann August Sack ..................... 1764-1831

Regierungspräsident in Potsdamm

1810 - 25 May 1815 Magnus Friedrich Graf von Bassewitz

Kammerpräsidenten Kurmark

Jan 1723 - 28 Jan 1725 Adam Otto von Viereck .................. 1684-1758

Jan 1725 - Jul 1727 Simon Viktor von Hünicke

31 Jul 1725 - 1732 Franz Wilhelm von Happe

1732 - 1748 Matthias Konrad von der Osten .......... 1691-1748

1748 - 27 May 1763 Ernst Ludwig von der Gröben ............ 1703-1773

27 May 1763 - Jun 1766 Julius August Friedrich von der Horst .. 1723-1791

1766 - 1782 Karl Ludwig von Siegroth

1782 - 05 Dec 1786 Karl Maximilian Ferdinand von Mauschwitz

05 Dec 1786 - Mar 1795 Otto Friedrich Karl von Voss

Mar - 31 Dec 1795 Friedrich Franz von Mülheim

01 Jan 1796 - 13 Feb 1809 Leopold von Gerlach .................... 1757-1813

14 Feb 1809 - 30 Mar 1810 Ludwig Friedrich Wilhelm Philipp

Freiherr von Vincke ................... 1774-1844

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Magdeburg

1680 Duchy (Herzogtum) of Magdeburg under Prussia

1806 - 1814 French occupation

01 Aug 1816 Part of Saxony province

01 Jul 1944 Provinz Magdeburg created from part of Saxony province

23 Jul 1945 Part of Sachsen-Anhalt

Governors

1675 - 1681 August Herzong von Schleswig-

Holstein-Norburg-Plön ................. 1635-1699

1681 - 1687 Ernst Gottlieb von Börstel ............. 1630-1687

1687 - 1691 Ernst Carl Graf von Schomberg

1691 - 1692 Lüdecke Ernst von Schöning ............. 1649-1693

1692 - 18 Dec 1701 Wilhelm von Brandt

19 Dec 1701 - 09 Apr 1747 Leopold von Anhalt-Dessau .............. 1676-1747

09 Apr 1747 - 16 Dec 1751 Leopold Maximilian von Anhalt-Dessau ... 1700-1751

17 Dec 1751 - 02 May 1755 Anselm Christoph von Bonin ............. 1685-1755

1755 - 16 Dec 1766 Ferdinand Herzog von Braunschweig ...... 1721-1792

16 Dec 1766 - 14 Mar 1785 Friedrich Christoph von Saldern ........ 1719-1785

1785 - 1789 Christoph August von Lengefeld ......... 1728-1789

1789 - 1800 Ludwig Karl von Kalckstein ............. 1725-1800

1800 - 11 Nov 1806 Franz Kasimir von Kleist ............... 1736-1808

20 Nov 1806 - 06 Jan 1807 Jean-Baptiste Eblé (1st Time) .......... 1758-1812

07 Jan 1807 - 08 Apr 1807 Jean Jacques Liébert ................... 1758-1814

08 Apr 1807 - 20 Feb 1808 Jean-Baptiste Eblé (2nd Time)

20 Feb 1808 - 1813? Claude Ignace François Michaud ......... 1751-1839

1813 - 1814 Jean Léonor François Le Marois ......... 1776-18..

Oberpräsident

01 Jul 1944 - 1945 Rudolf Jordan .......................... 1902-1988 NSDAP

Kammerpräsidenten zu Magdeburg

17 Sep 1720 - 1735 Heinrich Christoph von Katte

1735 - 31 Mar 1754 Caspar Wichard von Platen .............. 1717-1754

05 Apr 1754 - 24 Sep 1755 Ernst Wilhelm von Schlabrendorff ....... 1719-1769

24 Sep 1755 - 03 Sep 1763 Joachim Christian von Blumenthal ....... 1720-1800

1763 - 1769 Christian Albert von Auer

1769 - 1770 Friedrich Wilhelm Graf von der

Schulenburg-Kehnert ................... 1742-1815

1770 - 1775 Leopold Otto Freiherr von Gaudi ........ 1728-1789

1775 - 1785 Heinrich Eggert von Winckel

1785 - 1796 Adolph Ludwig von Puttkamer

22 Nov 1796 - 1803 Ferdinand Ludolph Ludwig Friedrich

von Angern ............................ 1757-1826

1803 - 1804 Fridrich Karl Heinrich von Schwerin

1804 - 1807 Ludwig Friedrich Victor Hans

Graf von Bülow ........................ 1774-1825

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Nassau

22 Feb 1867 Former Duchy of Nassau becomes Wiesbaden region of Hessen-Nassau

01 Jul 1944 Provinz Nassau (former Duchy of Nassau)

19 Sep 1945 Part of Hessen

Regierungspräsidenten

1867 - 1869 Gustav Friedrich Heinrich Paul von Diest 1826-1911

1869 - 1872 Botho Wendt August Graf zu Eulenburg ... 1831-1912

1872 - 28 Jul 1890 Gülow Karl Lothar von Wurmb ............ 1824-1890

1890 - 1897 Viktor Karl Erdmann von Tepper-Laski ... 1844-1905

1898 - 1902 Richard Adam von Wentzel ............... 1850-1916

1902 - 1905 Wilhelm Hengestenberg .................. 1853-1927

1905 - 1919 Karl Wilhelm von Meister ............... 1863-1956

1919 - 1922 Johann Wilhelm Momm .................... 1865-1935

1923 - 1925 Benno Paul Alexander Konrad Haenisch ... 1876-1925 SDP

1925 - 15 Feb 1933 Friedrich Ehrler ....................... 1871-1944 SDP

15 Feb 1933 - 16 Jun 1936 Werner Zschintzsch ..................... 1888-1953 NSDAP

16 Jun 1936 - 1943 Friedrich Pfeffer von Salomon .......... 1892-1961 NSDAP

1943 - 30 Jun 1944 Otto Schwebel .......................... 1903-1976 NSDAP

Oberpräsident

01 Jul 1944 - 10 Apr 1945 Jakob Sprenger ......................... 1884-1945 NSDAP

Regierungspräsidenten

24 Apr - 04 Aug 1945 Hans Karl August Friedrich Bredow ...... 1959-1979

05 Aug - 19 Sep 1945 Martin Nischalke ....................... 1882-1962 SPD

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Niederschlesien

14 Oct 1919 Lower Silesia province created by the partition of Silesia

01 Apr 1938 Part of reunited Silesia

27 Jan 1941 Re-created with the partition of Silesia

02 Aug 1945 Annexed to Poland, except areas west of the Niesse river

Oberpräsidenten

14 Oct 1919 - 25 May 1920 Felix Philipp .......................... 1868-1933

25 May 1920 - 31 Aug 1928 Hermann Zimmer ......................... 1867-1928

01 Sep 1928 - Oct 1932 Hermann Lüdemann ....................... 1880-1959

Oct 1932 - 25 Mar 1933 Friedrich Graf

von Degenfeld-Schonburg ............... 1878-1969

25 Mar 1933 - 26 Dec 1934 Helmuth Brückner ....................... 1896-1954 NSDAP

26 Dec 1934 - 31 Mar 1938 Josef Wagner ........................... 1899-1945 NSDAP

27 Jan 1941 - 05 May 1945 Karl Hanke ............................. 1903-1945 NSDAP

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Neumark

1806 - 1813 French occupation

1816 United with Kurmark as the province of Brandenburg

1945 Area east of the Oder and Niesse rivers to Poland

Prasidenten der Kriegs - und Domanenkammern Neumark

1701 - 1715 .....

09 Sep 1715 - 1716 Heinrich Wolf von Platen

01 Jun 1716 - 1717 von Hagen

1717 - 1721 Peter Heinrich von Wobeser ............. 1688-1753

1721 - 1723 Christian Ernst von Münchow ............ 1672-1749

Directing Ministers for Neumark and Pommern

1723 - 18 Mar 1739 Friedrich Wilhelm von Grumbkov ......... 1679-1739

1739 - 24 Jun 1746 Friedrich von Goerne ................... 1670-1746

1746 - 1762 Adam Ludwig von Blumenthal ............. 1691-1762

1762 - 1798 Joachim Christian von Blumenthal ....... 1720-1800

1798 - 1806 Otto Friedrich Karl von Voss

Oberpräsident fur Pommern, Kurmark, Neumark und Magdeburg

06 Dec 1808 - 1810 Johann August Sack

Regierungsprasidenten in Frankfurt Oder

1810 - 1813 .....

1813 - 25 May 1815 Friedrich Ludwig August von Wissmann ... 1770-1856

Kammerpräsidenten Neumark

1723 - 1738 Christian Ernst von Münchow

13 Aug 1738 - Aug 1743 Reinhold von Werner

Aug 1743 - Jul 1744 Heinrich Christoph von Katte ........... 1699-1760

1744 - 1746 Valentin von Massow .................... 1712-1775

1746 - 1750 Alexander Samuel Freiherr von Loeben

27 Dec 1750 - 26 May 1763 Samuel Gottlieb von Rothenburg ......... 1703-1770

27 May 1763 - 01 Oct 1768 Georg Albrecht von Birckholtz .......... 1710-1777

01 Oct 1768 - 1773 Balthazar Leopold von Brauchitsch ...... 1725-1773

1773 - 27 Dec 1796 Karl Christian Heinrich Graf von Logau . 1735-1796

01 Jan 1797 - 26 Apr 1809 Franz Friedrich Christian

von Schierstedt ....................... 1753-1810

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Oberschlesien

14 Oct 1919 Upper Silesia province created by the partition of Silesia

04 Feb 1920 Hultschin ceded to Czechoslovakia

12 Feb 1920 - 1921 Under international commission

01 Oct 1938 - 1945 Hultschin re-annaxed to German

02 Oct 1945 Annexed to Poland

Reichskommissare

1919 Karl Johann Ferdinand Budding .......... 1870-1945

06 Apr 1919 - Jan 1920 Friedrich Otto Hörsing ................. 1874-1937

Oberpräsidenten

08 Nov 1919 - Dec 1922 Josef Bitta ............................ 1856-1932

Jan 1923 - 1929 Alfons Proske .......................... 1881-1950

1929 - 19 May 1933 Hans Lukaschek ......................... 1885-1960

14 Jun 1933 - 26 Dec 1934 Helmuth Brückner ....................... s.a NSDAP

26 Dec 1934 - 31 Mar 1938 Josef Wagner ........................... s.a NSDAP

27 Jan 1941 - 09 May 1945 Fritz Bracht ........................... 1899-1945 NSDAP

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Ostpreußen

19 Oct 1466 Polish fief

18 Jul 1618 United with Brandenburg

26 Sep 1629 - 12 Sep 1635 "Swedish Prussia" temporarily ceded to Sweden by Poland

22 Jan 1758 - Sep 1762 Annexed by Russia

31 Jan 1773 Province of East Prussia

16 Jun - 09 Jul 1807 French occupation

1812 - 1813 French occupation

03 Dec 1829 - 01 Apr 1878 United with Westpreussen as Prussia

15 Aug 1914 - Feb 1915 Partial Russian occupation

20 Jan 1945 Start of mass evacuation of the population

21 Jan 1945 Start of Soviet occupation

19 Feb 1945 Southern zone transferred to the Polish provisional government

02 Aug 1945 Northern zone is transferred to the Soviet Union at

the Potsdam Conference, the German population is expelled

07 Apr 1946 Northern zone becomes the Russian enclave of the Kaliningrad oblast

President of the War Chamber

1714 - 1721 Karl Heinrich graf Truchsess von Waldmark

Directing Ministers for East Prussia, West Prussia and Lithuania

1723 - 1769 The Ministers for Neumark

1769 - 1775 Valentin von Mossow

1775 - 15 Sep 1789 Leopold Otto von Gaudi

1789 - 20 Oct 1791 Karl Maximilian von Ferdinand von Mauschwitz

20 Oct 1791 - 10 Nov 1795 Hans Ernst von Werder

10 Nov 1795 - Dec 1808 Friedrich Leopold von Schroetter

Oberpräsidenten

1762 - 1781 Johann Christian von Domhardt ......... 1712-1781

1781 - 1788 Joachim Oskar von Blumenthal .......... 1720-1800

1788 - 20 Oct 1791 Karl Maximilian von Mauschwitz ........ 1738-1792

1791 - 1814 Friedrich Leopold,

Freiherr von Schrotter ............... 1743-1815

(Staatsminister from 1807)

30 Apr 1814 - 1824 Hans Jakob von Auerswald .............. 1757-1833

(Oberprasident from 1808)

1824 - 1842 Theodor Heinrich von Schön ............ 1773-1856

1842 - 1848 Karl Wilhelm Boetticher ............... 1791-1868

1848 - 1849 Rudolf Ludwig Cäsar von Auerswald ..... 1795-1866

1849 - 1850 Eduard Heinrich Flottwell ............. 1786-1865

(acting)

1850 - Aug 1868 Franz August Eichmann ................. 1793-1869

1869 - 01 Apr 1882 Karl Wilhelm Heinrich Georg

von Horn ............................. 1807-1889

01 Apr 1882 - 14 May 1891 Albrecht Heinrich Karl

von Schlieckmann ..................... 1835-1901

14 May 1891 - 12 Mar 1895 Udo Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode ...... 1840-1910

12 Mar 1895 - 30 May 1901 Wilhelm Otto Albrecht Graf

von Bismark-Schoenhausen ............. 1852-1901

01 Jun 1901 - 1903 Hugo Samuel Ludwig Erdmann Reginald

Freiherr von Richthofen .............. 1842-1904

1903 - 1907 Friedrich Ludwig Elisa von Moltke ..... 1852-1927

1907 - Aug 1914 Ludwig Hubert von Windheim ............ 1857-1935

01 Oct 1914 - 10 Aug 1916 Adolf Maximilian Johannes Tortilowicz

von Batocki-Friebe (1st Time) ........ 1868-1944

10 Aug 1916 - 21 Jan 1918 Friedrich Wilhelm Bernhard

von Berg-Markienen ................... 1866-1939

11 Feb 1918 - 30 Jun 1919 Adolf Maximilian Johannes Tortilowicz

von Batocki-Friebe (2nd Time)

01 Jul 1919 - 16 Mar 1920 August Winning ........................ 1878-1956

16 Mar 1920 - 22 Oct 1932 Ernst Siehr ........................... 1869-1945

22 Oct 1932 - May 1933 Wilhelm Kutscher ...................... 1876-1962

May 1933 - 22 Jan 1945 Erich Koch ............................ 1896-1986 NSDAP

 

Landeshauptmanner

1876 – 1878 Heinrich Edwin Rickert ................ 1833-1902

1878 – 1884 Kurt von Saucken-Tarputschen .......... 1825-1890

1884 – 14 Jul 1888 Alfred Johann von Gramatzki ........... 1834-1988

16 Jul 1888 – 29 Oct 1895 Klemens von Stockhausen ............... 1845-1895

1896 – 11 Aug 1909 Rudolf Maria Ignaz von Brandt ......... 1835-1909

1909 – 1916 Friedrich Wilhelm Bernhard von Berg ... 1866-1939

1916 – 1928 Manfred Magnus Otto

Graf von Brünneck-Bellschwitz ........ 1872-1957

1928 – 1936 Paul Blunk ............................ 1880-1947

1936 – 1941 Helmuth von Wedelstädt ................ 1902-1988

1941 – 1945 Reinhard Bezzenberger

 

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Koenigsberg

1255 City of Königsberg founded

1525 Prussian capital

18 Jan 1701 Prussian capital transferred to Berlin

09 Apr 1945 Königsberg, having been mostly destroyed

is captured by Soviet forces

04 Jul 1946 Renamed Kaliningrad

Kammerpräsidenten der Königsberg

26 Sep 1714 - Oct 1721 Christian Ernst von Münchow

04 Feb 1723 - 1746 Johann Friedrich von Lesgewang

1746 - 1750 Ehrenreich Sigismund von Bredow

16 Jul 1750 - 1753 Joachim Ewald von Massow

22 Dec 1753 - 1761 David Siegmund von der Marwitz

Bürgermeister

1464 - 1465 Georg Steinhaupt

1710 - 1724 Christoph Aegidius von Negelein ....... 1668-1746

1780 - 23 Apr 1796 Theodor Gottlieb von Hippel ........... 1741-1796

1796 - 1809 Bernhard Gervais

Oberbürgermeister

1809 - 1810 Martin Gottlieb Deetz ................. 1769-1842

Mar 1810 - 15 Nov 1813 August Wilhelm Heidermann ............. 1773-1813

1814 - 1826 Karl Friedrich Horn

1826 - 1838 Johann Friedrich List ................. 1787-1868

1838 - 1842 Rudolf von Auerswald .................. 1795-1866

1843 - 1848 August Friedrich Krah

1853 - 1864 Karl Gottfried Sperling

1864 - 31 Dec 1866 Adolf Ernst von Ernsthausen ........... 1827-1894

01 Jan 1867 - 1872 Friedrich Kieschke

1872 - 31 Dec 1874 Karl Johann Adolf Eduard Szerpanski

01 Jan 1875 - 1893 Johann Karl Adolf Selke

1893 - 06 Sep 1902 Hermanm Theodor Hoffmann .............. 1836-1902

01 Jan 1903 - 09 Nov 1918 Siegfried Körte ....................... 1861-1919

1919 - 30 Jan 1933 Hans Lohmeyer ......................... 1881-1968

30 Jan 1933 - 25 Apr 1945 Hellmuth Will ......................... 1900-1982 NSDAP

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Pommern

24 Oct 1648 Pomerania a Swedish possession, confirmed by Treaty of Westphalia

11 Jul 1654 Hinterpommern becomes a Prussian province

19 Sep 1657 Lauenburg, Bütow and Draheim granted to Prussia by Poland

21 Jan 1719 Swedish Pomerania south of the river Peene ceded to Prussia

14 Nov 1806 - 05 Dec 1813 French occupation

23 Oct 1815 Denmark ceded Swedish Pomerania to Prussia

31 Jul 1945 Vorpommern part of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

02 Aug 1945 Partitioned along the Oder; Hinterpommern to Poland

Oberpräsident fur Pommerm, Kurmark, Neumark und Magdeburg

06 Dec 1808 - Nov 1810 Johann August Sack

Civil Governors

15 Mar 1813 - 30 May 1814 Karl Friedrich von Beyme .............. 1765-1838

30 May 1814 - 25 May 1815 .....

Oberpräsidenten

25 May 1815 - Jan 1816 Karl Heinrich Ludwig

Freiherr von Ingersleben ............. 1753-1831

10 May 1816 - 18 Jun 1831 Johann August Sack .................... 1764-1831

20 Jul 1831 - Feb 1835 Moritz Haubold Freiherr von Schonberg . 1770-1860

12 May 1835 - 28 Jan 1852 Wilhelm Friedrich Fürchtegott

von Bonin ............................ 1786-1852

12 Sep 1852 - 12 Oct 1866 Ernst Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf

Freiherr Senfft von Pilsach .......... 1795-1882

01 Jan 1867 - 21 Jul 1882 Ferdinand Karl Wilhelm August

Freiherr von Münchhausen ............. 1810-1882

26 Jan 1883 - 30 Jun 1891 Ulrich Karl August Wilhelm Hermann

Axel Graf von Behr-Negendank ......... 1826-1902

03 Jul 1891 - 31 Dec 1899 Robert Victor von Puttkammer .......... 1828-1900

01 Jan 1900 - 31 Oct 1911 Helmuth Freiherr von Maltzahn ......... 1840-1923

01 Nov 1911 - 14 Jul 1917 Wilhelm August Hans

von Waldow-Reitzenstein .............. 1856-1937

06 Aug 1917 - 22 Mar 1918 Maximilian Hermann Freiherr von Ziller 1867-1929

01 Apr 1918 - 31 Mar 1919 Georg Michaelis ....................... 1857-1936

01 Apr 1919 - 31 Mar 1930 Julius Lippmann ....................... 1864-1934

01 Apr 1930 - 01 Oct 1933 Karl von Halfern ...................... 1873-1937

01 Oct 1933 - 21 Jul 1934 Rudolf Walther Matthias Maria

zur Bonsen ........................... 1886-1952 NSDAP

(acting)

21 Jul 1934 - 04 May 1945 Franz Reinhold Schwede ................ 1888-1960 NSDAP

Prasidenten der Kriegs - und Domanenkammern

10 Sep 1716 - Aug 1736 Kaspar Otto von Massow

Aug 1736 - 05 Jul 1742 Philipp Otto von Grumbkow ............. 1684-1752

1742 - 1763 Georg Wilhelm von Aschersleseben

31 Mar 1763 - 29 Nov 1797 Hans Friedrich von Schöning ........... 1717-1787

1787 - 1795 Karl Wilhelm von Bessel

1795 - 1798 Johann Friedrich von Schütz

1798 - 1806 Karl Heinrich Ludwig, Freiherr

von Ingersleben ...................... 1753-1831

1806 - 1808 George Christian Ludwig

von Heyderbreck ...................... 1765-1828

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Posen (Grenzmark Posen-Westpreußen)

24 Jan 1793 Annexed from Poland, incorporated into Prussia

as Südpreussen (South Prussia)

29 Aug 1807 - 20 Jun 1815 Part of the Duchy of Warsaw

1813 - 20 Jun 1815 Russian occupation

20 Jun 1815 Eastern part to Russian Empire

20 Jun 1815 Grand Duchy of Posen

07 Feb 1849 Autonomy abolished

1916 de Jure part of Kingdom of Poland

28 Dec 1918 Part of independent Poland

1922 Grenzmark Posen West-Prussia formed from parts

of Posen not incorporated into Poland

02 Sep 1938 Grenzmark divided between Brandenburg, Pommern and Schlesien

01 Sep 1939 Part occupied Reichsgau Posen

02 Aug 1945 Incorporated into Poland

Grand Dukes

20 Jun 1815 - 09 Nov 1918 The Kings of Prussia

Military Governor

24 Jan - 07 Apr 1793 Wichard Joachim Heinrich

von Möllendorff ...................... 1734-1816

Directing Ministers

07 Apr 1793 - 24 Sep 1794 Otto Karl Friedlich von Voss (1st Time) 1755-1823

24 Sep 1794 - 22 Apr 1798 Karl Georg Heinrich Graf von Hoym ..... 1739-1807

22 Apr 1798 - 29 Aug 1807 Otto Karl Friedlich von Voss (2nd Time)

Governor

20 Jun 1815 - 1830 Antoni Henryk Prince Radziwill

von Nieswiecz-Olyka .................. 1775-1833

Oberpräsidenten

30 Apr 1815 - 1824 Josef Zerboni di Sposetti ............. 1760-1831

1825 - 04 Oct 1830 Johann Friedrich Theodor

von Baumann .......................... 1768-1830

04 Oct 1830 - 1840 Eduard Heinrich Flottwell ............. 1786-1865

1840 - 1842 Adolf Heinrich Graf

von Arnim-Boitzenburg ................ 1803-1868

1843 - 1850 Karl Moritz von Beurmann .............. 1802-1870

1850 - 1851 Gustav Carl Gisbert Heinrich .......... 1797-1878

Wilhelm Gebhard von Bonin (1st Time)

1851 - 1860 Eugen von Puttkammer .................. 1800-1874

1860 - 1862 Gustav Carl Gisbert Heinrich

Wilhelm Gebhard von Bonin (2nd Time)

1862 - 1869 Karl Wilhelm Heinrich Georg von Horn .. 1807-1889

1869 - 1873 Otto Graf von Königsmarck ............. 1815-1889

1873 - 1886 Wilhelm Bartsow von Guenther .......... 1815-1892

1886 - 1890 Robert Graf von Zedtlitz-Trützschler .. 1837-1914

1890 - 1899 Hugo Theodor Wichardt Freiherr

von Wilzmowitz-Moellendorff .......... 1840-1905

1899 - 1903 Karl Julius Rudolf von Bitter ......... 1846-1914

1903 - 1911 Wilhelm August Hans von Waldow

-Reitzenstein ........................ 1856-1937

1911 - 1914 Philipp Schwartzkopff

1914 - 1918 Johann Karl Friedrich Moritz Ferdinand

von Eisenhart-Rothe .................. 1862-1942

21 Jul 1922 - 31 Mar 1933 Friedrich von Bülow ................... 1868-1936

01 Apr - 05 Jul 1933 Hans von Meibom ....................... 1879-1960

05 Jul 1933 - 07 Aug 1936 Wilhelm Paul Richard Kube ............. 1887-1943 NSDAP

07 Aug 1936 - 02 Sep 1938 Emil Stürtz ........................... 1892-1945 NSDAP

Military governor

12 Sep - 25 Oct 1939 Alfred von Vollard-Bockelberg ......... 1874-1945 Mil

Reichsstatthalter

26 Oct 1939 - 23 Feb 1945 Arthur Greiser ........................ 1897-1946 NSDAP

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Rheinland

01 Aug 1816 Niedrrhein province

27 Jun 1822 Rheinland province

1919 - 1930 Allied occupation

21 Oct 1923 - 26 Nov 1924 Abortive attemped at creating buffer zone,

(Rhenish Republic), as French client state

20 Jun 1945 Nordrhein province created from Northern Rheinland

23 Aug 1946 Province abolished, territory becomes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Oberpräsidenten

01 Aug 1816 - 13 May 1831 Karl Heinrich Ludwig Freiherr

von Ingersleben ...................... 1753-1831

(for Niederrhein to 27 Jun 1822)

13 May 1831 - 1834 Philipp von Pestel .................... 1767-1835

1834 - 1842 Ernst Albert Karl Wilhelm Ludwig

Freiherr von Bodelschwingh ........... 1794-1854

1842 - 1845 Justus Wilhelm Eduard von Schaper ..... 1792-1868

16 Jul 1945 - Sep 1848 Franz August Eichmann (1st Time) ...... 1793-1879

Sep - 12 Nov 1848 Eduard von Moeller .................... 1814-1880

(acting)

12 Nov 1848 - 31 Aug 1850 Franz August Eichmann (2nd Time)

01 Sep 1850 - 1851 Rudolf Ludwig Cäsar von Auerswald ..... 1745-1866

1851 - 1858 Hans Hugo von Kleist-Retzow ........... 1814-1892

1858 - 07 Dec 1871 Adolf von Pommer-Esche ................ 1804-1871

17 Jun 1872 - 01 Oct 1889 Moritz Heinrich Albrecht von Bardeleben 1814-1890

01 Oct 1889 - 1890 Hans Hermann Freiherr von Berlepsch ... 1843-1926

1890 - 1905 Berthold Johann Marcellus Edmund Nasse 1831-1906

1905 - 1910 Clemens August Freiherr

von Schorlemer-Lieser ................ 1856-1922

1910 - 1918 Georg Freiherr von Rheinbaben ......... 1855-1921

Apr 1918 - 10 May 1922 Rudolf Felix Josef von Groote ......... 1858-1922

1922 - Mar 1933 Johannes Fuchs ........................ 1874-1956

Mar 1933 - 05 Feb 1935 Herman Josef Anton,

Freiherr von Lüninck ................. 1893-1975

05 Feb 1935 - 07 May 1945 Josef Antonius Heinrich Terboven ...... 1898-1945 NSDAP

04 Jul - 02 Oct 1945 Hans Fuchs ............................ 1874-1956

02 Oct 1945 - 24 Jul 1946 Robert Lehr ........................... 1883-1956 CDU

President of the Rhenish Republic

21 Oct 1923 - 26 Nov 1924 Josef Friedrich Matthes ............... 1886-1943

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Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

07 Dec 1849 Principalities of Hohenzollern-Hechingen and

Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen agree to cede sovereignty to Prussia

12 Mar 1850 Annexed by Prussia, incorporated into Rheinland province

13 Jul 1945 Merged with Würtemberg, later Baden-Würtemberg

Regierungspräsidenten

07 Dec 1849 - 08 Aug 1851 Adolf Karl Freiherr von Spiegel

-Borlinghausen und zu Peckelsheim ...... 1792-1852

08 Aug 1851 - 13 Feb 1852 Anton von Sallwürk

13 Feb 1852 - 1854 Ludwig Viktor, Margrave von Villers,

Graf von Grignoncourt .................. 1810-1881

15 Apr 1854 - 26 Mar 1859 Rudolf von Sydow ........................ 1805-1872

04 Apr 1859 - 1862 Karl Theodor Seydel ..................... 1812-1873

May 1862 - Jun 1863 Johann Hermann von Graaf

(1st Time, acting)

1864 - 1873 Robert Ludwig Werner von Blumenthal ..... 1803-1892

1873 - 10 Dec 1874 .....

10 Dec 1874 - 30 Apr 1886 Johann Hermann von Graaf

(1st Time)

01 May 1886 - 12 Dec 1893 Gustav Adolf, Freiherr Frank

von Fürstenwerth

12 Dec 1893 - 20 Apr 1894 .....

20 Apr 1894 - 28 Feb 1898 Franz Albrecht Maria von Schwartz

01 Mar 1898 - 16 Oct 1899 Karl Friedrich von Oertzen .............. 1844-1914

16 Oct 1899 - 30 Sep 1919 Maria Franz Leopold August Petrus

Hubertus Xavierius Graf Bühl

01 Oct 1919 - 30 Apr 1926 Emil Belzer

01 May 1926 - 31 Aug 1931 Alfons Scherer .......................... 1885-1964

01 Sep 1931 - 27 Feb 1933 Heinrich Brand .......................... 1887-1971

27 Feb 1933 - 31 Jul 1940 Karl Alfred Simons ...................... 1877-1960

01 Aug 1940 - 31 Jul 1941 Hermann Darsen .......................... 1892-1941

01 Aug 1941 - 30 Jan 1942 Hans Piesbergen ......................... 1891-1970

30 Jan 1942 - 22 May 1945 Wilhelm Dreher .......................... 1892-1969

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Sachsen

05 Jun 1815 Allied administration, formally part of the Kingdom of Saxony

01 Apr 1816 Prussian Province formed with the merger of Magdeburg

01 Jul 1944 Divided into Reichsgaue Magdeburg and Halle-Merseburg

23 Jul 1945 Part of Saxony-Anhalt

Oberpräsidenten

21 Jun 1815 - 31 Mar 1816 Wilhelm Anton von Klewitz ............... 1760-1838

01 Apr 1816 - 1821 Friedrich Wilhelm August Werner von Bülow 1762-1827

1821 - 1825 Friedrich Christian Adolf von Mortz ..... 1775-1860

1825 - 1837 Wilhelm Anton von Klewitz ............... 1760-1838

1837 - 1840 Anton Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode ...... 1785-1854

1840 - 1844 Eduard Heinrich von Flottwell ........... 1786-1865

1844 - 1845 Wilhelm Felix Heinrich Magnus

von Wedell ............................. 1801-1866

1845 - 1850 Gustav Karl Gisbert Heinrich

Wilhelm Gebhard von Bonin .............. 1797-1878

1850 - 1872 Hartmann Erasmus von Witzleben .......... 1805-1878

1873 - 1881 Erasmus Robert Freiherr von Patow ....... 1804-1890

1881 - 1890 Arthur Paul Ferdinand von Wolff ......... 1828-1898

1890 - 1897 Albrecht Reinhold von Pommer-Esche ...... 1837-1908

1898 - 1906 Karl Heinrich von Boetticher ............ 1833-1907

1906 - 1908 Adolf Wilhelm Kurt Freiherr

von Wilmowski .......................... 1850-1941

1908 - 1917 Eduard Wilhelm von Hegel ................ 1849-1925

1917 - 01 Jul 1919 Rudolf Wilhelm Graf

von der Schulenburg .................... 1860-1930

23 Feb 1920 - 1927 Friedrich Otto Hörsing .................. 1874-1937

1927 - 1930 Heinrich Waentig ........................ 1870-1943

Jun 1930 - 21 Jul 1932 Karl Falck .............................. 1884-1947

1933 Kurt Melcher ............................ 1881-1970

1933 - 20 Jun 1934 Friedrich Karl Ludwig von Velsen ........ 1871-1953 NSDAP

20 Jun 1934 - 30 Jun 1944 Kurt Albrecht Paul von Ulrich ........... 1876-1946 NSDAP

20 Jul 1945 - 21 Jul 1947 Erhard Hübener .......................... 1881-1952 LDP

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Schlesien (Silesia)

c. 985 Silesia part of Poland

1335 Silesia part of the Bohemian royal realm

24 Oct 1526 Under Habsburg Monarchy

11 Jun 1742 Annexed by Prussia from Habsburg Bohemia

14 Oct 1919 - 31 Mar 1938 Partitioned into Upper and Lower Silesia

20 Oct 1921 Parts of Eastern Silesia ceded to Poland

01 Apr 1938 - 27 Jan 1941 United into one province

26 Oct 1939 Polish areas annexed

27 Jan 1941 Divided again

02 Aug 1945 Part of Poland (except parts west of the Neisse)

 

Directing Ministers

11 Jun 1742 - 1753 Ludwig Wilhelm Graf von Münchow ........ 1712-1753

(President of the war chaimber)

1753 - 1755 Joachim Ewald von Massow ............... 1697-1769

1755 - 1769 Ernst Wilhelm von Schlabrendorff ....... 1719-1769

1769 - 31 Aug 1807 Karl Georg Heinrich Graf von Hoym ...... 1739-1807

Oberpräsidenten

01 Sep 1807 - 1813 Ewald Georg von Massow ................. 1754-1820

- 13 Mar 1813 Karl Sigmund Franz Freiherr

vom Stein zu Altenstein ............... 1770-1840

13 Mar 1813 - 1820 Friedrich Theodor Merckel (1st Time) ... 1775-1846

1820 - 1824 Richter (acting)

1824 - 1825 Moritz Haubold Freiherr von Schönberg .. 1770-1860

- 10 Jul 1825 Ludwig Friedrich Viktor Hans,

Graf von Bülow ........................ 1774-1825

10 Jul 1825 - 16 May 1845 Friedrich Theodor von Merckel

(2nd Time)

16 May 1845 - 30 Mar 1848 Wilhelm Felix Heinrich Magnus von Wedell 1801-1866

30 Mar - 20 Nov 1848 Julius Hermann Pinder .................. 1805-1867

1848 Hans Ludwig David Julius Theodor

Florian Graf York von Wartenburg ...... 1805-1865

1848 - 04 Jun 1869 Johann Eduard Christoph,

Freiherr von Schleinitz ............... 1798-1869

04 Jun 1869 - 08 Aug 1872 Eberhard Graf zu Stolber-Werigerode .... 1810-1872

1873 - 1874 Ferdinand Otto Freiherr von Nordenflycht 1816-1901

1874 - 1877 Adolf Graf von Arnim-Boitzenburg ....... 1832-1887

1877 - 1879 Robert Viktor von Puttkamer ............ 1828-1900

1879 - 1894 Otto Theodor von Seydewitz ............. 1818-1898

1894 - 1903 Hermann Fürst von Hatzfeldt

-Trachenberg ........................... 1848-1933

1903 - Dec 1909 Robert Graf von Zedlitz-Trachenberg .... 1837-1914

Jan - 25 Oct 1910 Johann Nikolaus Michael Louis

von Dallwitz .......................... 1855-1919

25 Oct 1910 - 31 Mar 1919 Hans Lauchlan von Guenther ............. 1864-1934

08 Apr - 14 Oct 1919 Felix Philipp .......................... 1868-1933

01 Apr 1938 - 27 Jan 1941 Josef Wagner ........................... s.a NSDAP

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Schleswig-Holstein

To 1864 Part of Denmark

30 Oct 1864 Ceded to Austrian Empire

23 Aug 1866 Ceded to Prussia by Denmark

28 Jun 1919 Conditionally seperated from Prussia

15 Jun 1920 North Schleswig reincoporated into Denmark

following a allied pleblisite

23 Aug 1946 Becomes a state of Germany

Reichskommissar

Apr 1919 - Apr 1920 Adolf Köster-Damm ...................... 1883-1930

Oberpräsidenten

12 Jun 1866 - 1879 Karl Theodor August

Freiherr von Scheel-Plessen ........... 1811-1892

1879 - 1880 Karl Heinrich von Boetticher ........... 1833-1907

1880 - 1896 Georg Franz Maximilian von Steinmanm ... 1830-1901

1897 - 1901 Ernst Matthias von Köller .............. 1841-1928

1901 - 1906 Adolf Wilhelm Kurt

Freiherr von Wilmowski ................ 1850-1941

1906 - 1907 Kurt Ludwig Karl von Dewitz ............ 1847-1925

1907 - 1914 Detlev Wilhelm Theodor von Bülow ....... 1854-1926

1914 - 31 Dec 1918 Friedrich Ludwig Elisa von Moltke ...... 1852-1927

10 Mar 1919 - 21 Jul 1932 Heinrich Kürbis ........................ 1873-1951 SPD

Oct 1932 - 25 Mar 1933 Heinrich Thon .......................... 1872-1939

25 May 1933 - 06 May 1945 Heinrich Lohse ......................... 1896-1964 NSDAP

14 May - 15 Nov 1945 Otto Hoevermann ........................ 1888-1953

(acting)

15 Nov 1945 - 23 Aug 1946 Theodor Hans Steltzer .................. 1885-1967 CDU

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Westfalen

Oct 1813 Prussian occupation of the Kingdom of Westphalia

01 Oct 1816 Prussian province of Westfalen

23 Aug 1946 Part of Nordrhein-Westfalen

Oberpräsidenten

19 Nov 1813 - 02 Dec 1844 Ludwig Friedrich Wilhelm Philipp

Freiherr von Vincke ................... 1774-1844

(civil governor to 1816)

02 Dec 1844 - 27 May 1845 Justus Wilhelm Duvignon ................ 1793-1866

27 May 1845 - 15 Jul 1846 Justus Wilhelm Eduard von Schaper ...... 1792-1868

15 Jul 1846 - 21 Jul 1850 Eduard Heinrich Flottwell .............. 1786-1865

21 Jul 1850 - 08 May 1871 Franz Gerhard Xaver von Duesburg ....... 1793-1872

08 May - 02 Jun 1871 Franz Otto Gustav Albrecht

von Manderode ......................... 1805-1871

02 Jun 1871 - 02 Dec 1882 Friedrich Christian Hubert

von Kühlwetter ........................ 1809-1882

02 Dec 1882 - 23 Jul 1883 August Julius Wilhelm

von Liebermann ........................ 1826-1902

23 Jul 1883 - 29 May 1889 Robert Eduard von Hagermeister ......... 1827-1902

29 May 1889 - 02 Apr 1899 Heinrich Konrad Studt .................. 1838-1921

02 Apr - 16 Sep 1899 Alfred Klemens Karl Maria von Gescher .. 1844-1932

(acting)

16 Sep 1899 - 16 Feb 1911 Gustav Wilhelm Eberhard Freiherr

von der Recke von der Horst ........... 1847-1911

16 Feb - 13 Mar 1911 Ladislaus von Jarotzki ................. 1858-19..

(acting)

13 Mar 1911 - 03 May 1919 Karl Egon zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst . 1860-1931

03 May - 24 Oct 1919 Felix Friedrich Graf von Merveldt ...... 1862-1926

(1st Time, acting)

24 Oct 1919 - 31 Mar 1922 Bernhard Friedrich von Wuermeling ...... 1854-1937

31 Mar - 28 Apr 1922 Felix Friedrich Graf von Merveldt

(2nd Time, acting)

28 Apr 1922 - 31 Mar 1933 Johannes Franz Gronowski ............... 1874-1958

31 Mar - 12 Jul 1933 Hermann Pünder ......................... 1888-1976

(acting)

12 Jul 1933 - 1938 Ferdinand Josef Meinolph Anton

Maria Freiherr von Lüninck ............ 1888-1944 NSDAP

1938 - 11 Apr 1945 Alfred Meyer ........................... 1891-1945 NSDAP

May - 02 Jun 1945 Karl Friedrich Kolbow .................. 1899-1945

(acting)

02 Jun - 02 Jul 1945 Bernhard Salzmann ...................... 1886-1959

(acting)

07 Jul 1945 - 23 Aug 1946 Rudolf Amelunxen ....................... 1888-1969

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Westpreußen

04 Feb 1454 Royal Prussia in personal union with Poland

04 Jul 1569 In full union with Poland, called Littoral Poland

05 Aug 1772 Annexed by Prussia at the First Partition of Poland

03 Dec 1829 - 31 Mar 1878 United with East Prussia as province of Prussia

10 Jan 1920 Incorporated into Poland

01 Sep 1939 - 02 Apr 1945 Re-incorporated into Germany as Danzig-Westpreussen

02 Apr 1945 Re-incorporated into Poland

Oberpräsidenten

05 Aug 1772 - 1781 Johann Friedrich von Domhardt .......... 1712-1781

1781 - 1788 Leopold Otto von Gaudi

1788 - 25 Oct 1791 Karl Maximilian Ferdinand

von Mauschwitz

25 Oct 1791 - 1815 Friedrich Leopold Freiherr

von Schrötter ......................... 1743-1815

01 Apr 1816 - 03 Dec 1829 Theodor Heinrich von Schön ............. 1773-1856

01 Apr 1878 - 1879 Heinrich Karl Julius von Achenbach ..... 1829-1899

1879 - 1888 Karl Adolf August Ernst

von Ernsthausen ....................... 1827-1894

1888 - 22 Apr 1891 Adolf Hilmar von Leipziger ............. 1825-1891

22 Apr 1891 - 29 Sep 1902 Gustav Heinrich Konrad von Gossler ..... 1841-1921

29 Sep - 1902 Jaroslaw von Jarocski .................. 1851-1928

(acting)

1902 - 1905 Klemens Gottlieb Ernst von Delbrück .... 1856-1921

1905 - Jan 1919 Ernst Ludwig von Jagow ................. 1853-1930

Jan 1919 - 10 Jan 1920 August Winnig .......................... 1878-1956

Reichsstatthalter

01 Sep 1939 - 02 Apr 1945 Albert Maria Forster ................... 1902-1952 NSDAP

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