Who was the first governor general of the British in India?
Warren Hastings, (born December 6, 1732, Churchill, near Daylesford, Oxfordshire, England—died August 22, 1818, Daylesford), the first and most famous of the British governors-general of India, who dominated Indian affairs from 1772 to 1785 and was impeached (though acquitted) on his return to England.
Did the British Sovereign appointed the last Governor General of free India?
On 15th August 1947, when India got the freedom, it became sovereign country. … But on the request of India, British Sovereign appointed the last Governor General of Free India Lord Mountbatten.
Who is the last governor of India?
Governor-General of India
|Viceroy and Governor-General of India|
|Lord Mountbatten Last Viceroy of British Raj Chakravarti Rajagopalachari Last Governor-General of Dominion of India|
|Residence||Government House (1858–1931) Viceroy’s House (1931–1950) Viceregal Lodge (1888–1947)|
How many governor generals were there in 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 was the Governor-General at the time of partition in India?
Mountbatten was appointed Viceroy of India in March 1947, and he presided over the partition of British India into India and Pakistan. From June 1948 to June 1949, he was India’s first Governor-General.
Who was the last governor-general under the company?
Notes: Lord Canning was the last Governor-General of East India Company and became the first Viceroy of India under Crown rule after the Queen Victoria’s proclamation (also called Magna Carta of India ) in 1858.
Who was appointed as the first governor-general?
In accordance with the provisions of the Regulating Act of 1773, Warren Hastings became the first governor-general.
Who among the following was not a governor-general of India?
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Who was the first woman governor of an Indian state?
|11||V. S. Ramadevi||Karnataka|
|13||Prabha Rau||Himachal Pradesh|
Who was second Viceroy of India?
Viceroys in India from 1858 to 1947
|Lord Minto II||1905 – 1910|
|Lord Hardinge II||1910 – 1916|
|Lord Chelmsford||1916 – 1921|
|Lord Reading||1921 – 1926|