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List of Governors-General and Viceroys of India (1858-1947)

From- 1858-1947 

1. The Viscount Canning (1 November 1858-21 March 1862)

Born-December 14, 1812 

Died-June 17, 1862

Nationality-British

2.     The Earl of Elgin(21 March 1862- 20 November 1863)

Born- July 20, 1811

Died- November 20, 1863

Nationality-British

3.     Sir Robert Napier (20 November 1863- 2 December 1863)

Born- December 6, 1810

Died- January 14, 1890

Nationality-British

4.     Sir William Denison ( 2 December 1863-12 January 1864)

Born-May 3, 1804

Died- January 19, 1871

Nationality-British

5.     Sir Jhon Lowrence, Bt (12 January 1864- 12 January 1869)

Born-March 4, 1811

Died- June 27, 1879

Nationality- British

6.     The Earl of Mayo ( 12 January 1869-8 February 1872)

Born- February 21, 1822

Died- February 8, 1872

Nationality-British

7.     Sir Jhon Strachey (9 February 1872-23 February 1872)

Born- June 5, 1823

Died- December 19, 1907

Nationality -British

8.    The Lord Napier ( 24 February 1872-3 May 1872)

Born- September 15, 1819

Died- December 19, 1898

Nationality-British

 9.    The Lord Northbook(3 May 1872-12 April 1876)

Born-January 22,  1826

Died- November 15, 1904

Nationality- British

10.     The Lord Lytton (12 April 1876-8 June 1880)

Born-November 8, 1831

Died- November 24, 1891

Nationality- British

11.     The Marquess of Ripon (8 June 1880-13 December1884)

Born-October 24, 1827

Died- July 9, 1909

Nationality- British

12.     The Earl of Dufferin (13 December1884-10 December 1888)

Born-June 21, 1826

Died- February 12, 1902

Nationality- British

13.     The Marquess of Landsdowne(10 December 1888-11 October 1894)

Born-January 14, 1845

Died-June 3, 1927

Nationality- British

14.     The Earl of Elgin (11 October 1894- 6 January 1899)

Born-May 16, 1849

Died-January 18, 1917

Nationality- British

15.     The Lord Curzon of Kedleston (6 January 1899-18 November 1905)

Born-January 11, 1859

Died-March 20, 1925

Nationality- British

16.    The Earl of Minto (18 November 1905-23 November 1910)

Born-July 9, 1845

Died-March 1, 1914

Nationality- British

17.     The Hardinge of Penshurst (23 November 1910-4 April 1916)

Born- July 20, 1858

Died-August 2, 1844

Nationality- British

18.The Lord Chelmsford (4 April 1916-2 April 1921)

Born- August 12, 1868

Died-April 1, 1933

Nationality- British

19.  The Earl of Reading(2 April 1921-3 April 1926)

Born- October 10, 1860

Died-December 30, 1935

Nationality- British

20. The Lord Irwin (3 April 1926-18 April 1931)

Born- April 16, 1881

Died-December 23, 1959

Nationality- British

21. The Earl of Willingdon (18 April 1931-18 April 1936)

Born- September 12, 1866

Died-August 12, 1941

Nationality- British

22. The Marquess of Linlithgow (18 April 1936-1 October 1943)

Born- September 24,1887

Died-January 5, 1952

Nationality- Scottish

23. The Viscount Wavell (1 October 1943- 21 February 1947)

Born-May 5, 1883

Died-May 24, 1950

Nationality- British

24. The Viscount Mountten of Burma(21 February 1947-15 August 1947)

Born-June 225, 1900

Died-August 27 ,1979

Nationality- British

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