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Governor Generals and Viceroys Of India

Posted on: November 3, 2009

1. The Viscount Canning 1 November 1858 21 March 1862
2. The Earl of Elgin 21 March 1862 20 November 1863
3. Sir Robert Napier 21 November 1863 2 December 1863
4. Sir William Denison 2 December 1863 12 January 1864
5. Sir John Lawrence 12 January 1864 12 January 1869
6. The Earl of Mayo 12 January 1869 8 February 1872
7. Sir John Strachey 9 February 1872 23 February 1872
8. The Lord Napier 24 February 1872 3 May 1872
9. The Lord Northbrook 3 May 1872 12 April 1876
10. The Lord Lytton 12 April 1876 8 June 1880
11. The Marquess of Ripon 8 June 1880 13 December 1884
12. The Earl of Dufferin 13 December 1884 10 December 1888
13. The Marquess of Lansdowne 10 December 1888 11 October 1894
14. The Earl of Elgin 11 October 1894 6 January 1899
15. The Lord Curzon of Kedleston 6 January 1899 18 November 1905
16. The Earl of Minto 18 November 1905 23 November 1910
17. The Lord Hardinge of Penshurst 23 November 1910 4 April 1916
18. The Lord Chelmsford 4 April 1916 2 April 1921
19. The Earl of Reading 2 April 1921 3 April 1926
20. The Lord Irwin 3 April 1926 18 April 1931
21. The Earl of Willingdon 18 April 1931 18 April 1936
22. The Marquess of Linlithgow 18 April 1936 1 October 1943
23. The Viscount Wavell 1 October 1943 21 February 1947
24. The Viscount Mountbatten of Burma 21 February 1947 15 August 1947
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