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List of Governor Generals & Viceroys of India


Governors-General and Viceroys of India, 18581947 Sl No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Name Lord Canning Lord Elgin Sir Lorence Lord Mayo Lord Northbrook Lord Lytton Lord Rippon Lord Dufferin Lord Lansdowne Lord Elgin II Lord Curzon Lord Minto II Lord Hardinge Lord Chelmsford Lord Reading Lord Irwin Lord Willingdon Lord Linlithgow Lord Wavell Lord Mountbatten Tenure 1858-1862 1862-1863 1864-1869 1869-1872 1872-1876 1876-1880 1880-1884 1884-1888 1888-1894 1894-1899 1899-1905 1905-1910 1910-1916 1916-1921 1921-1926 1926-1931 1931-1936 1936-1943 1943-1947 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, 19471950

Visit for regular updates- http://currentaffairs4examz.blogspot.in/ Sl No. 1 2 Name Lord Louis Mountbatten C.Rajagopalachari Tenure 1947(Aug 15)- 1948 (June 20) 1948(June21)- 1950(Jan25)