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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

List of Governor Generals & Viceroys of India

List of Governor Generals & Viceroys of India
Governors-General and Viceroys of India, 1858–1947
Sl No.
Name
Tenure
1
Lord Canning
1858-1862
2
Lord Elgin
1862-1863
3
Sir Lorence
1864-1869
4
Lord Mayo
1869-1872
5
Lord Northbrook
1872-1876
6
Lord Lytton
1876-1880
7
Lord Rippon
1880-1884
8
Lord Dufferin
1884-1888
9
Lord Lansdowne
1888-1894
10
Lord Elgin II
1894-1899
11
Lord Curzon
1899-1905
12
Lord Minto II
1905-1910
13
Lord Hardinge
1910-1916
14
Lord Chelmsford
1916-1921
15
Lord Reading
1921-1926
16
Lord Irwin
1926-1931
17
Lord Willingdon
1931-1936
18
Lord Linlithgow
1936-1943
19
Lord Wavell
1943-1947
20
Lord Mountbatten
1947(March 13-Aug 14)

The title of Viceroy was abandoned when India and Pakistan gained their independence in 1947, but the office of Governor-General continued to exist in both new dominions until they adopted republican constitutions in 1950 and 1956 respectively. 
Governors-General of the Union of India, 1947–1950            
Sl No.
Name
Tenure
1
Lord Louis Mountbatten
1947(Aug 15)- 1948 (June 20)
2
C.Rajagopalachari
1948(June21)- 1950(Jan25)


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