Mayors of Tallinn

The burgomasters, Mayor commanders, Mayors, chairmen of city government, chairmen of executive committee of the City of Tallinn  from 1786 to 2019

1. Wilhelm Hetling

1786-1796
April – November

Mayor

Social class order was restored for about 75 years.

2. Oscar Arthur von Riesemann

1877-1878
December – April

Mayor

3. Aleksander Rudolf Karl parun von Uexküll

1878-1883
April – June

Mayor

4. Thomas Wilhelm Greiffenhagen

1883-1885
June – August

Mayor

5. Victor parun Maydell

1885 August-December
1885-1894
December – July

deputy Mayor
Mayor

6. Eduard Ernst Bätke

1894-1895
August – April

deputy Mayor

7. Karl Johan (John) von Hueck

1895-1905
April – February

Mayor

8. Erast Hiatsintov

1905 February – December

Mayor

9. Eugen Edmund Eduard Erbe

1905-1906
December – May

deputy Mayor

10. Voldemar Lender

1906-1913
May – August

Mayor

11. Jaan Poska

1913-1917
August – April

Mayor

12. Gavriil (Gabriel) Beljagin

1917 April – September

deputy Mayor

13. Voldemar Vöölmann

1917-1918
September – March

chairman of
city government

14. Erhard Arnold Julius Dehio

1918 March – November

1. ober burgomaster

15. Aleksander Riesenkampff

1918 March – November

2. Mayor

16. Aleksander Pallas

13. November 1918 – 25. November 1918

temporary
deputy Mayor

17. Aleksander Hellat

1918-1919
nov – May

Mayor

18. Anton Uuesson

1919 May – June

deputy Mayor

19. Gottlieb Jaan Ast

1919 June – July

Mayor

20. Anton Uuesson

1919-1934
July – April

Mayor

21. Jaan Soots

1934-1938
April – April

Mayor

 

1938-1939
April – December

Mayor commander

22. Aleksander Tõnisson

1939-1940
December – July

Mayor commander

23. Aleksander Kiidelmaa

1940-1941
July – January

Mayor

24. Kristjan Seaver

1941 January – August

chairman of
executive committee

25. Artur Terras

1941-1944
December – September

Mayor

26. Aleksander Kiidelmaa

1944-1945
September – February

chairman of
executive committee

27. Ado Kurvits

1945 February  – September

chairman of
executive committee

28. Aleksander Hendrikson

1945-1961
September – March

chairman of
executive committee

29. Johannes Undusk

1961-1971
March – June

chairman of
executive committee

30. Ivar Kallion

1971-1979
June – July

chairman of
executive committee

31. Albert Norak

1979-1984
July – December

chairman of
executive committee

32. Harri Lumi

1984-1990
December – January

chairman of
executive committee

33. Hardo Aasmäe

1990-1992
January – April

Mayor

34. Jaak Tamm

1992-1996
April – October

Mayor

35. Priit Vilba

31. October –
14. November 1996

Mayor

36. Robert Lepikson

1996-1997
November – May

Mayor

37. Ivi Eenmaa

1997-1999
May  – March

first woman
as Mayor

38. Peeter Lepp

1999 March – November

Mayor

39. Jüri Mõis

1999 November – 2001 June

Mayor

40. Tõnis Palts

2001 June – December

Mayor

41. Edgar Savisaar

2001 December

Mayor

42. Tõnis Palts

2004 October

Mayor

43. Jüri Ratas

2005 November – 2007 April

Mayor

44. Edgar Savisaar

2007 April – 2017 November

Mayor

45. Taavi Aas

2017 November – 2019 April

Mayor

46. Mihhail Kõlvart

2019 April – ...
Current Mayor of Tallinn

Mayor

Last updated: 12.04.2019