1876-1880
First Mayor of Bethlehem: Mikha'il Abu Sa'adeh

1880-1884
Second Mayor of Bethlehem: Khalil Ya'qub Jaqaman

1884-1888
Third Mayor of Bethlehem: Sulaiman Yusuf Jacir

1888-1892
Fourth Mayor of Bethlehem: Isa Abdulla Morcos

1892-1895
Fifth Mayor of Bethlehem: Ya'qub Khalil Elias

1895-1915
Sixth Mayor of Bethlehem: Hanna Mansour

1916-1917
Seventh Mayor of Bethlehem: Salim 'Issa Al-Batarsah

1917-1921
Eighth Mayor of Bethlehem: Salih Giries Jaqaman

1921-1925
Ninth Mayor of Bethlehem: Musa Qattan

1926-1928
Tenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Hanna Ibrahim Miladah

1929-1933
Eleventh Mayor of Bethlehem: Nicola Atallah Shahin

1936-1946
Twelfth Mayor of Bethlehem: Hanna Issa al-Qawwas

1946-1951
Thirteenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Issa Basil Bandak

1951-1952
Fourteenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Elias Issa Bandak . This was the first round of his election as he became mayor for a second time in 1953 until 1957 and a third time in 1963 until 1972

1952-1953
Fifteenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Afif Salim Batarsah

1953-1957
Sixteenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Elias 'Issa Bandak. This was his second round of mayor-ship after serving as Mayor in 1951-1952 and later in 1963-1972

1958-1962
Seventeenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Mr. Ayyub Musallam

1963-1972
Eighteenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Elias 'Issa Bandak. This was his second round of mayor-ship after serving as Mayor for the first time in 1951 until 1952 and then again in 1953 until 1957

1972-1997
Nineteenth Mayor of Bethlehem: Elias Mitri Freij

1997-2005
Twentieth Mayor of Bethlehem: Hanna Jamil Nasser

2005-2012
Twenty-first Mayor of Bethlehem: Dr. Victor Hanna Batarseh

2012-Present
Twenty-second Mayor of Bethlehem: Ms. Vera Baboun