Luke Robert Ravenstahl (born February 6, 1980) is an American politician who served as the 59th Mayor of Pittsburgh from 2006 until 2014.
A Democrat, he became the youngest mayor in Pittsburgh's history in September 2006 at the age of 26.
He was among the youngest mayors of a major city in American history.A graduate of North Catholic High School, Ravenstahl attended the University of Pittsburgh before graduating from Washington & Jefferson College.
Four months after his graduation, aged 23, he ran for a seat on the Pittsburgh City Council.
He was elected and took office in January 2004 before being appointed City Council President in December 2005.
After the death of Pittsburgh mayor Bob O'Connor, Ravenstahl became the mayor, per the city's charter, on September 1, 2006.
He later won a special election in 2007, and a regular election in 2009.
He did not seek reelection in the 2013 election and Democrat Bill Peduto was elected to succeed him as mayor.