Who is the fifth governor of India?

Who is the 5th governor of India?

List of governors-general

Name (Birth–Death) Term of office Appointer
Warren Hastings (1732–1818) 20 October 1773 East India Company (1773–1858)
Sir John Macpherson, Bt (acting) (1745–1821) 8 February 1785
The Earl Cornwallis (1738–1805) 12 September 1786
John Shore (1751–1834) 28 October 1793

Who is the first and last governor-general of India?

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma became governor-general and oversaw the transition of British India to independence. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (1878-1972) became the only Indian and last governor-general after independence.

Who is the first Indian Governor General of India?

New Delhi: Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji, was independent India’s first Indian Governor General. He was also the last one.

Who was first governor?

In accordance with the provisions of the Regulating Act of 1773, Warren Hastings became the first governor-general.

Who was the governor general in 1942?

Lord Linlithgow was Viceroy of India from 1936 to 1944 and this eight years period was longest reign as Viceroy of India.

Who called Viceroy of times?

From the 14th century the governors appointed by the English crown to rule in Ireland were called viceroys; and between 1858 and 1935 the title was applied to the British governor-general of India.

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How many Viceroys are there in India?

Viceroys in India from 1858 to 1947

Viceroy Tenure
Lord Willingdon 1931 – 1936
Lord Linlithgow 1936 – 1944
Lord Wavell 1944 – 1947
Lord Mountbatten 1947-48

Who was the first woman governor of an Indian state?

Governors

S. No. Name State
11 V. S. Ramadevi Karnataka
12 Pratibha Patil Rajasthan
13 Prabha Rau Himachal Pradesh
Rajasthan

Who was the second governor of Bengal?

Governors of the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal (1834-1854)

Governors of the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal (ex-officio Governor-General of India, 1833-1857)
# Name (birth–death)
2 The Lord Auckland (1784–1849)
3 The Lord Ellenborough (1790–1871)
William Wilberforce Bird, ICS (acting) (1784–1857)