Frequent question: Who were the last three Governor General’s of Canada?

Who are the past governor generals of Canada?

Appendix 1 Governors General of Canada Since 1867

Term of Office1
Governor General Appointment Date2 Installation Date3
27. The Rt. Hon. Michaëlle Jean August 4, 2005 September 27, 2005
28. The Rt. Hon. David Lloyd Johnston July 8, 2010 October 1, 2010
29. The Rt. Hon. Julie Payette July 13, 2017 October 2, 2017

Who were the last governor general?

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 was the governor general in 2017?

Prime Ministerial Appointments

Australian Governors-General Since 1901
No. Name Died
19. Sir Zelman Cowen 08.12.2011
20. Sir Ninian Martin Stephen 29.10.2017
21. William George (Bill) Hayden

How many female governor generals are there in Canada?

Governors general

A total of four women have served, and one currently serving, as the Governor General of Canada.

How many governor generals are there in Canada?

Since 1867, Canada has been served by 30 governors general, each of whom has arrived in office with a unique personal story and background.

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Who is the first Governor General born in Canada?

Charles Vincent Massey PC CH CC CD FRSC(hon) (February 20, 1887 – December 30, 1967) was a Canadian lawyer and diplomat who served as Governor General of Canada, the 18th since Confederation. Massey was the first governor general of Canada who was born in Canada.

Who was governor-general in 1935?

List of governors-general

Name (Birth–Death) Term of office Appointer
The Lord Hardinge of Penshurst (1858–1944) 23 November 1910 George V (1910–1936)
The Lord Chelmsford (1868–1933) 4 April 1916
The Earl of Reading (1860–1935) 2 April 1921
The Lord Irwin (1881–1959) 3 April 1926

Is governor-general and Viceroy same?

After 1858, the governor-general (now usually known as the viceroy) functioned as the chief administrator of India and as the Sovereign’s representative. India was divided into numerous provinces, each under the head of a governor, lieutenant governor or chief commissioner or administrator.

Who was the governor-general during 1857?

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, also called (1837–59) Viscount Canning of Kilbrahan, (born December 14, 1812, London, England—died June 17, 1862, London), statesman and governor-general of India during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.

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 was the Governor General in 1972?

Roland Michener was appointed Governor General the same year that Canada celebrated 100 years of Confederation.

How do you address a former Governor General?

The Right Honourable (full name), C.C., C.M.M., C.D. Note: A former Governor General may have other post-nominal letters, such as P.C., Q.C. The Right Honourable (full name), P.C., M.P.

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