List of Chancellors of Germany

S. No Name Birth Place Tenure Party
1 Angela Merkel Hamburg, West Germany 22 November 2005- Incumbent Christian Democratic Union
2 Gerhard Schröder Mossenberg, Lippe Germany 27 October 1998 -22 November 2005 Social Democratic Party of Germany
3 Helmut Kohl Ludwigshafen, Germany 1 October 1982- 27 October 1998 Christian Democratic Union
4 Helmut Schmidt Hamburg, Germany 16 May 1974- 1 October 1982 Social Democratic Party of Germany
5 Walter Scheel Solingen, Germany 7 May 1974- 16 May 1974 Free Democratic Party
6 Willy Brandt Free and Hanseatic City of Lübeck, German Empire 22 October 1969 -7 May 1974 Social Democratic Party of Germany
7 Kurt Georg Kiesinger Ebingen, German Empire 1 December 1966- 21 October 1969 Christian Democratic Union
8 Ludwig Erhard Fürth, German Empire 17 October 1963- 30 November 1966 Christian Democratic Union
9 Konrad Adenauer Cologne, German Empire 20 September 1949- 11 October 1963 Christian Democratic Union
10 Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk ((leading minister at Flensburg)) Rathmannsdorf, Anhalt, Germany 2 May 1945 -23 May 1945 None
11 Joseph Goebbels Rheydt, Prussia, Germany 30 April 1945 -1 May 1945 National Socialist German Workers’ Party
12 Adolf Hitler Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary 30 January 1933 -30 April 1945 National Socialist German Workers’ Party
13 Kurt von Schleicher Brandenburg an der Havel, Brandenburg, German Empire 3 December 1932 -28 January 1933 Non-partisan
14 Franz von Papen Werl, Germany 1 June 1932 -17 November 1932 Centre
15 Heinrich Brüning Münster, Westphalia 30 March 1930 – 30 May 1932 Centre
16 Hermann Müller Mannheim, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire 28 June 1928 -27 March 1930 Social Democrats
17 Wilhelm Marx Cologne, Germany 17 May 1926 -12 June 1928 Centre
18 Hans Luther Berlin 15 January 1925 -12 May 1926 Non-partisan
19 Wilhelm Marx Cologne, Germany 30 November 1923 -15 January 1925 Centre
20 Gustav Stresemann Berlin 13 August 1923 -30 November 1923 German People’s Party
21 Wilhelm Cuno Suhl 22 November 1922 -12 August 1923 Non-partisan
22 Joseph Wirth Freiburg/Breisgau 10 May 1921 -14 November 1922 Centre
23 Constantin Fehrenbach Wellendingen near Bonndorf 25 June 1920 – 4 May 1921 Centre
24 Hermann Müller Mannheim, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire 27 March 1920 -8 June 1920 Social Democrats
25 Gustav Bauer Darkehmen, Prussia 21 June 1919 -26 March 1920 Social Democrats
26 Philipp Scheidemann Kassel, Hesse 13 February 1919 -20 June 1919 Social Democrats
27 Friedrich Ebert Heidelberg 9 November 1918 -13 February 1919 Social Democrats
28 Max von Baden Baden-Baden, Grand Duchy of Baden 3 October 1918 -9 November 1918 Non-partisan
29 Georg von Hertling Darmstadt 1 November 1917 -30 September 1918 Centre
30 Georg Michaelis Haynau 14 July 1917 -1 November 1917 Non-partisan
31 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg Hohenfinow, Brandenburg 14 July 1909 -13 July 1917 Non-partisan
32 Bernhard von Bülow Klein-Flottbeck, Holstein 17 October 1900 -14 July 1909 Non-partisan
33 Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst Rotenburg an der Fulda, Hesse 29 October 1894 -17 October 1900 Non-partisan
34 Leo von Caprivi Berlin, Prussia 20 March 1890 -26 October 1894 Non-partisan
35 Otto von Bismarck Schönhausen, Prussia 21 March 1871 -20 March 1890 Non-partisan