List of presidents of the Landtag of Saarland


The following is a list of presidents of the Landtag of Saarland.

Presidents of the Landesrat des Saargebiets


The presidents of the Landesrat (Regional Council) were not elected by the Regional Council of the Saar Territory, but deliberately determined by the Governing Commission, which again was appointed by the League of Nations.[1] The first president appointed was not even elected as a representative of the Regional Council.[1]

Name Period Party
Bartholomäus Koßmann [de] July 19, 1922 March 23, 1924 Zentrum
Peter Scheuer [de] March 24, 1924 February 28, 1935 Zentrum

President of the Legislative Assembly of Saarland


Name Period Party
Johannes Hoffmann October 14, 1947 December 15, 1947 CVP

Presidents of the Landtag


Name Period Party
Peter Zimmer December 15, 1947 January 1, 1956 SPS
Heinrich Schneider January 2, 1956 December 31, 1956 DPS
Wilhelm Kratz March 18, 1957 February 26, 1959 CDU
Julius von Lautz February 26, 1959 April 30, 1959 CDU
Alfons Davo November 4, 1959 January 2, 1961 CDU
Josef Schmitt January 3, 1961 December 31, 1965 CDU
Hans Maurer February 3, 1966 October 13, 1974 CDU
Franz Schneider November 6, 1974 July 13, 1975 CDU
Ludwig Schnurr July 14, 1975 May 20, 1980 CDU
Albrecht Herold May 21, 1980 November 9, 1994 SPD
Hans Kasper November 9, 1994 September 28, 1999 SPD
Hans Ley September 29, 1999 July 16, 2015 CDU
Isolde Ries (acting) July 16, 2015 November 11, 2015 SPD
Klaus Meiser November 11, 2015 present CDU

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