List of German Chancellors (1949 - 2030)

I got inspired by an older thread about an alternative list of German chancellors. So this thread is basically a continuation of the older one.

The rules:
1. One election per post (normally every 4 years)
2. Don't skip into the future, go in order.

1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
 
1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1966:
Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
 
1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1966:
Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1970:
Erhard Eppler (SPD)
 
Aren't elections usually held every 5 years?

Other than that, here's a list from my timeline, The German Century:
1900-1909: Bernhard von Bulow (Independent)
1909-1917: Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg (Independent)
1917-1917: Georg Michaelis (Independent)
1917-1919: Georg von Hertling (Zentrum)
1919-1925: Friedrich Ebert (SPD)
1925-1932: Gustav Stresemann (NLP)
1932-1939: Otto Wels (SPD)
1939-1940: Franz von Papen (Zentrum)
 
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Aren't elections usually held every 5 years?
Bundestag elections are to take place every four years. Elections for President are held are every five years.

1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
 
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1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)

1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne) [1]
[1] After a nuclear incident in the USSR the newly formed Greens gains massive in popularity. The CDU opposition promises environmental reforms and forms a coalition with the Green Party.
 
1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne)
1980: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
 
1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne)
1980: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1984: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
 
1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne)
1980: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1984: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1988: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD)
 
Giving a shout-out to two similar lists

List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945 - 2020

List of US Presidents 1960 - 2020

Exactly the same premise, just with different countries (and much bigger footnotes - but don't let that dissuade you!). The more contributors the better. Ahem, now with that plug out of the way, I better add to this list!

1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne) [1]
1980: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1984: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1988: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD)
1991: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD) [2]

[1]
After a nuclear incident in the USSR the newly formed Greens gains massive in popularity. The CDU opposition promises environmental reforms and forms a coalition with the Green Party.
[2] First all-German election since 1938.
 
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Thanks for your reply. I agree, footnotes improve this list.
Thanks! I don't necessarily think footnotes are always needed, but they definitely help create a picture of an alternative world. While I love the creative exercise in writing footnotes, I do think they can sometimes put people off from contributing - which is what prompted my shameless plug for the US and UK threads :)
 
1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne) [1]
1980: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1984: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1988: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD)
1991: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD) [2]
1992: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP) [3]

[1]
After a nuclear incident in the USSR the newly formed Greens gains massive in popularity. The CDU opposition promises environmental reforms and forms a coalition with the Green Party.
[2] First all-German election since 1938.
[3] After reunification the FDP-SPD coalition falls apart due to disagreements in fiscal and foreign policy. The SPD argued for increased taxes on rich people to pay to reunification. In addition left wing SPD members pressured the Government to leave Nato and called it a relict of the Cold War. After Genscher loses a Vote of no confidence in 1992 new elections are held place. While the FDP becomes the the strongest party in the parliament, Genscher fails to get an absolute majority. The SPD refuses any cooperation with Genscher and the CDU is too divided to form a coalition. The nationalist wing still blames Genscher for accepting the Oder-Neiße border. After weeks of political crisis Genscher forms a minority government backed by the Greens and parts of the CDU. At the same time SPD-FDP Governments in East Germany fall apart. In Thuringia and in Berlin the SPD forms minority governments backed the PDS.
 
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[3] (Former foreign minister Brandt criticizes Chancellor Genscher´s decision to remain in Nato)
 
I agree, footnotes improve this list.

Thanks! I don't necessarily think footnotes are always needed, but they definitely help create a picture of an alternative world. While I love the creative exercise in writing footnotes, I do think they can sometimes put people off from contributing - which is what prompted my shameless plug for the US and UK threads :)
As a new user and person who also enjoys writing, I also like to write footnotes, but I can see why they can put people off. You don't want to make a mistake because you haven't read the above footnotes and sometimes there is a lot to read.

1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne) [1]
1980: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1984: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1988: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD)
1991: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD) [2]
1992: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP minority) [3]
1994: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-Grüne)

[1]
After a nuclear incident in the USSR the newly formed Greens gains massive in popularity. The CDU opposition promises environmental reforms and forms a coalition with the Green Party.
[2] First all-German election since 1938.
[3] After reunification the FDP-SPD coalition falls apart due to disagreements in fiscal and foreign policy. The SPD argued for increased taxes on rich people to pay to reunification. In addition left wing SPD members pressured the Government to leave Nato and called it a relict of the Cold War. After Genscher loses a Vote of no confidence in 1992 new elections are held place. While the FDP becomes the the strongest party in the parliament, Genscher fails to get an absolute majority. The SPD refuses any cooperation with Genscher and the CDU is too divided to form a coalition. The nationalist wing still blames Genscher for accepting the Oder-Neiße border. After weeks of political crisis Genscher forms a minority government backed by the Greens and parts of the CDU. At the same time SPD-FDP Governments in East Germany fall apart. In Thuringia and in Berlin the SPD forms minority governments backed the PDS.
 
1949: Konrad Adenauer (CDU)
1953: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1957: Kurt Schumacher (SPD)
1958: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1961: Erich Ollenhauer (SPD)
1965: Gerhard Schroder (CDU)
1969: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
1972: Erhard Eppler (SDP-FDP)
1976: Helmut Kohl (CDU-Grüne) [1]
1980: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1984: Helmut Kohl (CDU)
1988: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD)
1991: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-SPD) [2]
1992: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP minority) [3]
1994: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-Grüne)
1998: Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP-Grüne)


[1]
After a nuclear incident in the USSR the newly formed Greens gains massive in popularity. The CDU opposition promises environmental reforms and forms a coalition with the Green Party.
[2] First all-German election since 1938.
[3] After reunification the FDP-SPD coalition falls apart due to disagreements in fiscal and foreign policy. The SPD argued for increased taxes on rich people to pay to reunification. In addition left wing SPD members pressured the Government to leave Nato and called it a relict of the Cold War. After Genscher loses a Vote of no confidence in 1992 new elections are held place. While the FDP becomes the the strongest party in the parliament, Genscher fails to get an absolute majority. The SPD refuses any cooperation with Genscher and the CDU is too divided to form a coalition. The nationalist wing still blames Genscher for accepting the Oder-Neiße border. After weeks of political crisis Genscher forms a minority government backed by the Greens and parts of the CDU. At the same time SPD-FDP Governments in East Germany fall apart. In Thuringia and in Berlin the SPD forms minority governments backed the PDS.
 
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